Construction Update on the New Building: Dirt Piles, Heavy Equipment, and Permits

Construction Update on the New Building: Dirt Piles, Heavy Equipment, and Permits
Building foundation perimeter work in progress, January 2013, on the collections and conservation resource center under construction at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. Photo Credit: Prospera-U.S.
February 07, 2013

Construction began in Nov. 2012 on the dual-purpose collections and conservation resource center to be located on the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Virginia. Construction is well under way with substantial completion and occupation of the facility projected for fall 2013 and full operation of the facility projected for early 2014.

The building will feature a 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art collections and conservation resource center and an adjacent 30,000 square feet of additional space, to be designed and built out for future academic and research activities. More information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

December 2012: Building pad grading work in progress on the collections and conservation resource center under construction at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. Photo Credit: Prospera-U.S.

Recent Construction Activity has included:

  • The design work on the building is finished;
  • The project has received all required building permits;
  • The site has been filled and building pad grading complete;
  • Foundation work is close to completion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2013: Foundation excavation work in progress on the collections and conservation resource center under construction at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. Photo Credit: Prospera-U.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2013: Building foundation wall framing work in progress, on the collections and conservation resource center under construction at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. Photo Credit: Prospera-U.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 2013: Building foundation wall framing work in progress on the collections and conservation resource center under construction at the GW Virginia Science & Technology Campus in Ashburn, Va. Photo Credit: Prospera-U.S.

Plans for Facility Completion and Occupancy:

  • The building structure will be complete in early summer 2013;
  • Substantial completion and occupation of the facility is projected for fall 2013;
  • Full operation of the facility will begin in early 2014, following collections relocation.

 

For project questions and/or concerns, please contact David Dent, Executive Director of Planning, Development, and Construction at (202) 740-0907 or by e-mail.