Pulse March 2020: Upcoming Projects in New England, New York, New Jersey
The Dept. of Veterans Affairs is planning the Community Living Center at the VA Healthcare System in Augusta. The up to $10 million design-bid-build project includes two new primary structures that total a combined 16,812 sq ft. Construction includes associated support structures and site improvements, utility work, general construction, alterations, roads, walks, grading, drainage, necessary removal of existing structures and construction of certain other items. The Dept. of Veterans Affairs is serving as its own architect. Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Attn: William Henkel, 6150 Oak Tree Blvd., Ste. 300, Independence, Ohio, 44131. DR#19-00637320.
The town of Londonderry has proposed a kindergarten and elementary school space addition at an existing school located at 64 Kitty Hawk Landing in Londonderry. Target funding for the $38-million project is fiscal year 2022. Town of Londonderry, 268B Mammoth Rd., Londonderry, 03053-3003. DR#20-2000480368v1.
The New Jersey Transit Procurement Dept. is designing the $600-million NJ Transit Microgrid Distribution System. The project includes a natural gas-fired power plant in Kearny, transmission and distribution lines to substations that electrify train tracks and connections to regional transmission organization PJM’s commercial grid. New Jersey Transit Procurement Dept., 1 Penn Plaza East, 6th Fl., Newark, 07105. DR#15-00606881.
River Development Equities is designing the $500-million East Brunswick Town Center in East Brunswick. The project will include medical office, retail, entertainment and hospitality space, between 800 and 1,200 residential units, a hotel/technology center, a dog park, pedestrian trails and a transportation hub. River Development Equities LLC, Attn. Warren Waters, 10 State Highway 35, Red Bank, 07701. DR#20-00489328.
The NY Power Authority is designing the Niagara Power Project Modernization of the Robert Moses Plant in Lewiston. The $1-billion design-build project will also include refurbishing the 630-ton crane that enables mechanical work, building a new back-up control room, digitizing the control systems and inspecting and refurbishing 13 penstocks. NY Power Authority, 123 Main St., White Plains, 10601-3104. DR#19-00824785.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is designing a $600-million renovation. The 180,000-sq-ft project includes expansion of the Southwest Wing for modern and contemporary art. This will increase gallery space for collections, double the size of the roof garden, create accessible onsite storage and enhance gallery configurations and visitor navigation. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Attn. Max Hollein, 1000 5th Ave., New York, 10028-0113. DR#15-00544827.
L A Torrado Architects is designing the Providence Station Improvements at 100 Gaspee St. in Providence for Amtrak and the State of Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation. The $25-million project, which is expected to begin in May, includes major roof repairs, enclosing the patio area near the exterior clock tower, upgrading bathrooms, improving pedestrian access from the Providence Place mall and providing a more accessible location for Amtrak police. Amtrak, Atten: Steven Yalcin, 2955 Market St., 30th Street Station, Philadelphia, 19104-2828; State of Rhode Island Dept. of Transportation, 1 Capitol Hill, Rm. 108, Providence, 02908-5816. DR#19-00749337v3.
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