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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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Wvwa Salem Turnpike Sanitary Sewer

WVWA Salem Turnpike Sanitary Sewer

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Authority replaced approximately 3,000 LF of 8- and 10-inch sanitary sewer along Salem Turnpike with 18-inch sewer. The project’s goal was to upsize the undersized sewer to meet current and future wastewater demands, prevent future sanitary sewer overflows, and decrease the potential for infiltration and inflow (I&I).   Draper Aden Associates provided utility design, surveying, geotechnical investigation, and SUE. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Henrico Mimosa Park Water Rehabilitation

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Mimosa Park is a small neighborhood near the intersection of Parham Road and Broad Street in Henrico, Virginia.   For this project, we were hired to abandon an old private water system, including abandonment of approximately 4,055 LF of existing 2 ¼-inch water mains, abandonment of two existing interconnections, flushing hydrants, and transferring 50 water services to existing water mains along Aiken Drive, Homeview Drive, and Parham Road. This project also included the installation of approximately 440 LF of 8-inch ductile iron water main in the right-of-way of St. Martins Lane.   Our scope included a complete site walkover, SUE, survey, geotechnical engineering, design, bidding, and construction administration services.   Services: Construction Materials Testing Geotechnical Engineering and Geophysics Surveying Utilities Engineering Utility Locating and Mapping [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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NC State University Bragaw Residence Hall Waterline

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] North Carolina State University had the need to replace and add waterlines in multiple areas of the central and north campus. This project provided approximately 315 LF of new 4-inch waterline from the waterline on Dan Allen Drive to serve Bragaw Residence Hall. The route of this waterline runs underneath the paver sidewalk to the front of Bragaw Hall.   Draper Aden provided utility design, subsurface utility engineering, and project coordination for this project. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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King George County Annual Utilities

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Draper Aden Associates has provided engineering services to King George County and the King George County Service Authority (KGCSA) under an Annual Contract since 2000. Our tasks have included engineering, planning, and design for various water and sewer projects including a comprehensive utility master plan for the County. Draper Aden has also provided the County with environmental, surveying, geotechnical engineering, and site planning services. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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Portsmouth Water and Sewer Revitalization

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Given the historic nature and age of Olde Towne Portsmouth and its water and sewer infrastructure in its downtown area, the city took a holistic approach to this maintenance and improvement project by dividing key areas into “Impact Zones,” each providing unique challenges and opportunities.   As a part of the overall Downtown Revitalization Effort, Impact Zone 1, Draper Aden provided surveying scanning and utilities design services for 10,200 LF of 8-inch to 16-inch diameter gravity sewer, 9,530 LF of 8-inch to 16-inch diameter water main, and 920 LF of 12-inch diameter sanitary force main within a 70-acre portion of Downtown Portsmouth. The land use in the project area is heavily developed with mostly commercial properties and City of Portsmouth buildings. In addition to being the designers for the project, we provided program management services during the design and construction phases of the project. As part of these services, we provided...

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Virginia State Capitol Renovation

[vc_row content_aligment="center"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Draper Aden Associates was part of the design team for the planning and design of the complete renovation to the Virginia State Capitol and surrounding Capitol Square in Richmond, Virginia. The design completely replaced the existing building systems, added a 27,000 SF building extension, and related infrastructure and landscape improvements in Capitol Square. The project was designed to meet programming needs, addressed the 2007 statewide celebration plans, and extended the useful life of the historic Virginia State Capitol.   We assembled complete base mapping for the Capitol Square, including some subsurface utility verification and supplemental ground surveys. We conducted a hydrogeologic study to determine the anticipated impacts of groundwater and conducted a geotechnical study that included subsurface investigation, materials testing, and engineering consultation for the structural designs. We also provided an Environmental Impact Report in accordance with state standards for the project.   Our site engineering team provided civil engineering design for the...

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Smith’s Landing Development

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A growing Blacksburg community needed additional housing and a hotel to accommodate residents, tourists, and Virginia Tech students. Our initial due diligence that included an environmental assessment and surveying facilitated the transformation of a highly-visible 13-acre site, which coincidentally housed an abandoned hotel, into Smith's Landing, a mixed-use development developed by and named for notable Virginia Tech alum, Bruce Smith. The development features an apartment complex, retail, and a Hilton Garden Inn.   Working alongside the project's architect-of-record, CMSS Architects (now Mason and Hanger), we led the development of the site plan from conceptual design to construction documents and provided construction phase services and inspections.   Services: Surveying Construction Materials Testing Utilities Engineering Environmental Services Site/Civil Engineering Structural Engineering[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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