Construction Progress January 2008

Important News and Information


Building Construction:

  • In early January 2008, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors formally named the facility, the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center, in honor of retired Supervisor Elaine McConnell.
  • The collaboration, planning, and communication of the McConnell Public Safety and Transportation Operations Center (MPSTOC) partners continue, and have resulted in a project that is 86% complete, on schedule, and within budget.
  • PSTOC Facility:

    • The building and the two story connector to the Forensics building were closed in during September 2007 and heated since December 2007 allowing all interior work to progress.
    • Procurement and installation of 94 consoles for the communications center has been authorized.
    • Interior walls are nearly complete.
    • Ceiling grids and lighting fixtures are in progress.
    • Terrazzo floor is finished in the main lobby area and in progress at the employee entrance.
    • Installation of removable access floors is complete.
    • Equipment installation including the elevator and fuel oil tanks is nearing completion.
    • Ceramic tile is complete and plumbing fixtures are being installed in the restrooms.
    • Seismic bracing of overhead piping and racks is nearing completion.
    • The major electrical components, panels, and conduits are in place.
    • Cable pulling and termination is in progress.
    • One boiler is operating to provide building heat.
    • The anti-ram perimeter wall is complete except for some cast in place concrete sections.

    Forensics Facility:

    • The building was closed in ahead of schedule during September and is heated.
    • Interior walls are rapidly progressing.
    • Installation of overhead ductwork, piping, and electrical tray and conduit are nearing completion.
    • Installation of laboratory casework and equipment has started.
    • Work on the enclosed service yard and vehicle storage area is in progress.

Progress Photos

East View
East View
South View
South View
North View
North View
Southeast View
Southeast View


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