Griffin Structures served as Construction Manager for the City of Stanton’s new Public Works Maintenance Yard. The scope of work included management of construction, constructability review of 95% PS&E, processing of all environmental and building permits, bidding process oversight and other construction related services. The 1.5-acre project site features a 6,000-square-foot administration building with an emergency operations center and a Community Room that can be reserved by the public for special groups and meetings, an 8,000-square-foot warehouse, vehicle maintenance bays with canopy structures, and a fueling station. Designed to fully sustainable standards with numerous “green” energy-saving features incorporated throughout, the new facility replaces the outdated city yard and provides optimized and effificient space for all departmental functions.
This project has been awarded 2010 Project of the Year by the American Public Works Association, which recognizes the partnership between the managing agencies, the consultants/architects/engineers, and the contractors who, working together, complete outstanding public works projects or programs. The awards are divided into nine categories that include Transportation, Water and Wastewater, Facilities, Buildings, Public Works Management, Recreation and Athletic Facilities, Drainage and Storm Water Quality, Sustainability, and Creative and Innovation. This project received this honorable award in the category of Facilities.
Additionally, this project has been awarded the 2011 Project Achievement Award from the CMAA Southern California Chapter. Since 1999, CMAA has been presenting its Project Achievement Awards to recognize instances in which professional Construction or Program Management has made a significant contribution to the successful completion of a challenging project or program. Earning a Project Achievement Award from CMAA showcases a project's dedication and contribution to its community.
"Griffin Structures staff provided outstanding professional services and was instrumental in bringing our project to completion ahead of schedule and within budget despite several owner initiated changes. As a direct result of Griffin's efforts, the City received a 2010 BEST Project of the Year Award from the Southern California Chapter of America Public Works Association (APWA)." - Nick Guilliams, P.E., Director of Public Works / City Engineer, City of Stanton