Among the Country’s Largest Employee-owned Companies, PC Construction’s Work Spans 12 States
South Burlington, VT – PC Construction, among the nation’s largest employee-owned construction companies is gearing up for strong 2017 with projects in 12 states underway or beginning soon. Among the company’s largest projects is a $300 million effort on behalf of the City of Atlanta to address increasing water supply reliability needs. A construction leader along eastern seaboard for nearly 60 years, PC Construction’s innovative approach and reputation for quality work helps address the water and wastewater infrastructure challenges our nation is facing.
“As we look to the New Year, our 1,200 employee-owners are excited about what’s to come and the positive impact our work will have on the communities we serve,” said Kevin McCarthy, President and CEO at PC Construction. “Our projects are about so much more than construction, they’re about clean water, safe hospitals, 21st century schools, modern infrastructure, and addressing climate challenges.”
PC Construction has several recently awarded projects from Maine to Georgia that will be at the height of construction in 2017. They include:
City of Atlanta Water Supply Program, Atlanta, Georgia (pictured): PC Construction is leading the largest water supply project Georgia has ever undertaken. The project will supply the City with a reliable supply of drinking water for the next 100 years, increasing the emergency raw water reserve from three days to more than 30 days. The project, which is utilizing a construction management-at-risk (CMAR) delivery, includes converting an existing rock quarry to a 2.4 -billion-gallon water facility while digging and boring for the installation of a 5-mile, 10-foot diameter tunnel to connect the quarry facility to the Hemphill and Chattahoochee Water Treatment Plants.
Dover High School and Regional Career Technical Center, Dover, New Hampshire: This $87.4 million project will provide a state-of-the-art education facility that meets 21st-century learning standards. The new 310,000-square-foot facility expands capacity by accommodating three additional trade-related programs (18 total) as well as 125 more students (1,500 total). The new facility is scheduled for completion prior to start of the fall 2018 semester.
Hanahan Water Treatment Plant, Charleston, South Carolina: This $40 million Plate Settler Basins and Solids Handling Improvements project is designed to accommodate projected population growth and modernize the water treatment infrastructure serving greater Charleston. The work will increase the plant’s sedimentation capacity to 130 mgd to and increase efficiency in the process of providing drinking water to approximately 400,000 people. The project will be delivered under a construction management-at-risk (CMAR) contract.
Northwestern Medical Center, St. Albans, Vermont: A nearly $24 million expansion project in St. Albans, Vermont will allow the hospitals to better serve its patients with more modern facilities. The project consists of 20-room medical/surgical addition and a new medical clinic building. Work will also include the renovation of a 14-room inpatient space, a lobby and other site improvements.
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor and Ellsworth, Maine: Nearly three hours north of Portland, PC Construction is underway with multiple projects totaling approximately $64 million in construction contracts. In Bar Harbor, work includes a new three-level Center for Biometric Analysis to include behavioral and phenotyping research laboratories. The project in Ellsworth includes renovations and an expansion to an existing building to construct a new vivarium and production facility for The Jackson Laboratory’s research models.
“We are on track to have a great year in 2017 and it is a testament to the incredible hard work of so many on our team who are continuously developing new and innovative solutions to our toughest building and water infrastructure construction challenges,” McCarthy continued.