Built on a former parking lot for Washington, D.C., school buses, the three-acre Washington Canal Park features sprawling green spaces, a rain garden, pavilions, an ice-skating rink and a cafe, as well as interactive water fountains and sculptures.
Related Links: Engineering News Record Architectural Record The $4.4-million extension of Runway 34R at Manassas Regional Airport—a "reliever" airport for nearby Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan National—required significant coordination among the project team and the airport's staff and tenants.A portion of the work occurred within a 100-year floodway, and nearly the entire area fell within a floodplain. In some areas in which, typically, standard chain-link fence would have been constructed, crews installed heavy-duty floodgates instead. The gates replaced existing fencing that was susceptible to flood damage. The new floodgates allow debris to flow through the fenced areas without resulting
Related Links: ENR MidAtlantic's Top 20 Under 40 This year’s call for nominations yielded an impressive collection of entries from around the region. An independent jury pored over the entries, judging candidates on the basis of their career experience; industry leadership; community service; and other factors. ADUCCIKen AducciDepartment Manager, Sr. Vice PresidentHDR Inc.Aducci is responsible for day-to-day management of all HDR engineering staff and operations in the Commonwealth of Virginia. He has 31 years of experience in the construction industry, including extensive experience in highway project management and design. HOPam HoHuman Resources ManagerSmithGroupJJRHo is the human resources manager for the
Related Links: Engineering News Record MULLENEXBarbara Mullenex has joined Perkins Eastman as a principal in Washington, D.C. A 26-year industry veteran in architecture and interior design focused on hospitality and corporate interiors, she had been a managing partner at OPX.Brennan Fama was hired by Balfour Beatty Construction as a project executive on its multi-family housing team in Fairfax, Va. Previously a project executive at Clark Construction, he has led such projects as the $120-million Clarendon Center in Virginia. BAXTERFrank Baxter was hired by Skanska USA as the environment, health and safety director for its greater Philadelphia region. He had
Related Links: Engineering News Record Architectural Record PlanningMarylandMaryland Dept. of Juvenile Services is planning a new 48-bed detention center on the grounds of the Thomas O'Farrell Center in Marriottsville. The facility will include space for housing, dietary service, education, somatic and behavioral health, indoor and outdoor recreation, administration and general support. Design is scheduled for 2014 with construction in 2016. The project is valued at $43 million. 120 W. Fayette St., One Center Plaza, Baltimore, 21201. DR#13-00436910. Contracts/Bids/ProposalsDistrict of ColumbiaThe General Services Administration Office of Design and Construction is soliciting general contractors for bids on the first phase of the
With a commitment to allow all students to participate in sports and fitness activities equally without compromising their busy schedules, the St. Andrew's School in Middletown, Del., added 52,000 sq ft of space to its existing Sipprelle Field House.