Three Fairfax County Infrastructure Projects Recognized

March 14, 2017
For Immediate Release

Three Fairfax County Infrastructure Projects Recognized

The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the American Public Works Association will recognize three Fairfax County projects during an awards ceremony at the chapter's 59th Annual Conference and Equipment Show on May 11, in Fredericksburg, Va. The best infrastructure projects in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. will be celebrated, including the McLean Police Station, which won Project of the Year (Structures, $5M-$25M category). The Pohick Regional Library and Stringfellow Park and Ride both earned honorable mentions. All three projects will be forwarded for consideration for APWA National Award recognition.

The projects were managed by the Capital Facilities Division of the Dept. of Publics Works and Environmental Services. "This recognition reflects Capital Facilities' commitment to fulfilling its mission to provide Fairfax County with quality, cost-effective buildings and infrastructure in a safe, timely, and environmental sound manner," said Capital Facilities Director Ron Kirkpatrick.

Three Fairfax County Infrastructure Projects Recognized

McLean Police Station - Project of the Year (Structures, $5M-$25M category)

The project, located at 1437 Balls Hill Road, McLean, Va., included an 18,000 square feet addition and a 22,000 square-foot renovation. Improvements to the police station and governmental center included a new main entrance and central lobby, new windows and roof, upgraded mechanical, lighting, and plumbing systems, new technological infrastructure, and reconfigured access and parking. The $20.1M project achieved LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) from the United States Green Building Council.

Architect: Moseley Architects
Contractor: Dustin Construction, Inc.

Three Fairfax County Infrastructure Projects Recognized

Pohick Regional Library - Honorable Mention (Structures, $5M-$25M)

The 24,500 square-foot library, located at 6450 Sydenstricker Road, Burke, Va., was renovated to meet current design standards, serve an increased customer base, and reorganize the library's functions without expanding the building. The renovated library now includes more quiet study paces and meeting rooms. The $7.1M project is on track to achieve LEED Gold certification. Video: Reopening ceremony.

Architect: Moseley Architects
Contractor: Sorenson-Gross Construction, LLC

Three Fairfax County Infrastructure Projects Recognized

Stringfellow Road Park & Ride - Honorable Mention (Transportation, $5M-$25M)

The new 1,400 square-foot building, located at 4920 Stringfellow Road, Fairfax, Va., includes staff offices, a lobby, restrooms, and a maintenance room. Three additional bus bays and pedestrian shelters were added. Parking capacity was expanded, and a new entrance was constructed. The site includes innovative stormwater management features, such as bioretention facilities, porous pavement, and detention ponds. This was a joint project completed by Fairfax County's Dept. of Transportation and the Dept. of Public Works and Environmental Services, in partnership with Virginia Dept. of Transportation. The $7.2M project is on track to achieve LEED Silver certification. Video: Grand opening ceremony.

Architect: Ritter-Norton Architects
Civil Engineer: Rinker Design Associates, P.C.
Contractor: Branch and Associates of Herndon, Virginia


Contact: Matthew Kaiser, Public Information Officer 
Department of Public Works and Environmental Services 
703-324-8455, TTY 711


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