The Town of Windham needed to replace an undersized and aging 5,500 SF highway garage with a new facility on the same site. The Town hired Delaware to provide planning, permitting, funding assistance and construction inspection services for a new garage almost double the size of the original.
Project scheduling was critical to ongoing operations, as the old structure had to be demolished prior to construction of the new garage. The project was bid in May of 2014 and the new garage was substantially complete for its intended use by November 30, 2014.
The new garage provides six deep bays for truck storage and repair, with an additional 20 feet of working area the full length of the building. Administrative areas include offices, a break room/conference room/kitchenette, bathrooms, work areas and parts storage. All areas are fully insulated with three separate zones of radiant floor heat. The building is designed as a Type IV Essential Structure for Emergency Operations.
Photos by Francis X. Driscoll