Plainfield, CT: O,R&L Construction is proud to announce the completion of the Plainfield's Backus Emergency Care Center. A ribbon-cutting event with a tour of the facility was held on Tuesday, June 26. In attendance were Plainfield’s First Selectman Paul Sweet; David Whitehead, President & CEO of Backus Hospital; Dr. Robert Sidman, Chief of Emergency Services for Backus Hospital; Robert Duval, Deputy Fire Chief and members of the community.
This 13,000 SF Design Build development project included pre-construction services consisting of site development, state & local zoning approvals and building design for both shell and interior fit-out. Besides the state, town and hospital requirements, this building also received CON approval and passed DPH inspection/review. The center contains 12 treatment rooms, convenient care for non-life-threatening illnesses or injuries, diagnostic imaging and laboratory services.
The sustainable characteristics of this building include: construction waste management, IAQ management-which included air filters during and after construction; low VOC materials were utilized and a green seal cleaning process for the final cleaning. As the project developed, there was no increased stormwater runoff into the DOT system.Read More »
April 20, 2012 Wallingford, CT With construction underway on the new Ulbrich storage facility for Ulbrich Stainless Steels and Special Metals, Inc., a topping off event was held today. The topping off celebration (or topping out) usually marks the moment the highest structural beam is swung into place and welded into position. Today’s event included the signing of a beam and a symbolic tree that was placed at the top of the structure and is used to commemorate the event. Dignitaries in attendance were The U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon, Wallingford Mayor William W. Dickinson, Jr., and three generations of the Ulbrich family - Fred, Chris and Jonathan.
Constructed by O,R&L Construction Corp. this 17,000 SF design build project will be a pre-engineered manufacturing storage building that was developed in response to the structural collapse of the existing building. The new building will consist of a metal pre-engineered frame, insulated metal panels, standing seam metal roof with loading docks and overhead door access. The sustainable initiatives on this project include construction waste management, concrete recycling, reuse of existing site pad, and the facility will be built on a remediated brownfield site.
Left to Right Mayor William W. Dickinson, Jr., Jonathan Ulbrich, Chris Ulbrich and Fred Ulbrich.Read More »