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vcu college of health professions in richmond va

VCU College of Health Professions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Virginia Commonwealth University’s (VCU) College of Health Professions building opened in 2019 and houses all of the college’s academic units for the first time in the college’s 50-year history. Previously, students in health programs such as gerontology and nurse anesthesia were spread out among five buildings and two campuses.   The eight-level, 154,000 SF space also houses the doctoral program in health-related sciences, the dean’s office, and the Virginia Center on Aging. This consolidation will help students prepare for post-graduate life by providing them with the ability to interact with other disciplines in the same way that they will in professional hospital and medical office settings.   Some of our contributions to this LEED Silver project included an environmental impact report, survey, subsurface utility locating, fire flow testing, civil site design, and stormwater management. Additionally, we worked closely with the City of Richmond on a variety of issues including water line replacements and steam...

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Reynolds Medical Office Building

This approximately 49,000 SF building housing the Virginia Eye Institute and Dermatology Associates of Virginia is part of the 90-acre Reynolds Crossing mixed-use complex. We were brought in to provide structural engineering services. We’re proud of our ability to be flexible during the design phase of any project. On this project, a late change in the orientation of the elevator shaft affected our initial design for lateral stability and in the need to move beams to reframe the area. Even with the requested change in the elevator orientation, we were able to meet the tight schedule and issue the drawings on time....

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Gilbert Street Mixed-Use Development Rendering

Gilbert Street Mixed-Use Development

We have been involved with the project's architect-of-record, Hanbury, since its inception. Among other services, we have prepared boundary and topographic surveys, conducted fire flow testing, and developed comprehensive site/civil design plans that included sidewalk and crosswalk enhancements for building accessibility. Our role in a series of public meetings also helped secure the approval of several entitlement applications, e.g. rezoning, conditional use permit for building height, and right-of-way vacations on Gilbert Street. ...

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Magnolia Green Clubhouse

The Clubhouse at Magnolia Green

The vision for the newly-constructed Clubhouse at Magnolia Green Golf Club was an aesthetically-pleasing facility that blended with the natural environment while providing needed functionality. The Clubhouse design included a new pro golf shop and administrative offices, a venue for dining and special functions, and food service for golf course patrons....

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Zaxby’s Restaurant

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Looking to capitalize on a highly visible location on busy US Highway 29 (Emmet Street) in the City of Charlottesville, we were hired to design a site plan for a new Zaxby's restaurant. Our familiarity with Charlottesville's requirements and the community-at-large were instrumental in overcoming two challenges related to the desired lot.   First, we helped the developer obtain a Special Use Permit for a drive-thru window by participating in community meetings, attending planning commission meetings, and working with City staff to address public concerns and comments.   Second, our firm developed a site plan for this narrow lot that not only met the City's setback requirements but also provided Zaxby's with their desired number of parking spaces and a drive-thru lane.   We also developed preliminary and final site plans that showed the phased removal of the existing restaurant, layout of pedestrian routes, code-compliant landscaping, dumpster enclosures, and new utility services.   Services: Site/Civil Engineering Surveying Utility Locating and Mapping[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Electronic Components Manufacturer Remediation

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Soil and groundwater at this industrial facility became contaminated through inadvertent release of PCE to a storm sewer. We provided a novel, in situ remediation approach, developed to address the dissolved PCE that has already reached the confined aquifer and low levels that could enter the aquifer in the future. We performed environmental remediation and monitoring to assist the manufacturing site.   Services: Environmental Services [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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American Revolution Museum at Yorktown

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] This redevelopment project included the demolition of the existing museum and visitor’s center facilities and construction of a new 77,000 SF, 2-story museum facility and associated site, parking, and utility improvements. Overlooking the York River, the museum site sits on an 18-acre parcel. We were tasked with the civil site development aspects of the project including, erosion and sediment control, site and utility layout, grading and drainage, stormwater management, and construction phase services.   Services: Construction Materials Testing Environmental Services Geotechnical Engineering Site/Civil Engineering Surveying [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Vtcc- site planning and engineering in Richmond

Virginia Treatment Center for Children

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Draper Aden Associates provided site planning and engineering services for the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children (VTCC) facility located adjacent to the existing Children’s Hospital of Richmond on Brook Road on Sherwood Avenue in the City of Richmond. The facility consists of a 32-bed facility and supporting infrastructure expandable to 48 beds. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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