Category Archives: Construction & Remediation
C.W. Morey Elementary School Lowell, Massachusetts Watermark provided Owner’s Project Manager (OPM) services for the Morey Elementary School in Lowell, MA. The school was a 60,000 square foot Pre-K through 6th grade elementary school located in the Highlands neighborhood. Watermark performed a review of the 90% and 100% design plans and specifications and provided comments to the City and the Architect. Watermark coordinated the design review meetings with all of the City of Lowell departments having jurisdiction or interest in the project including: the School Department, Department of Public Works, Engineering, Water and Wastewater Utilities, Health, Parks and Recreation and…Buildings & Facilities, Construction & Remediation, Municipal/State on .
Groton Naval Submarine Base Groton, Connecticut Watermark provided overall design management; architecture; civil and geotechnical engineering; Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Administration; and construction management for the design-build of an indoor small arms range at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton, CT. The indoor small arms range building includes firing ranges; an armory; and administration and support spaces. The firing ranges provide specialized firearms qualification capabilities including known distance small arms qualification, tactical maneuvering training, and simulated scenario training. The armory provides secure storage areas for weapons and ammunition. The administration and support spaces include a classroom, offices,…Buildings & Facilities, Construction & Remediation, Federal on .
Western Canal Lowell, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract by the City of Lowell, in cooperation with the National Park Service, involving the development of the Western Canalway. Work involved the demolition of existing canal wall features, storm drainage system repairs, civil and structural modifications, and the installation of new site features. The project included new concrete retaining walls, a structural steel supported boardwalk, brick and paved walkways, lighting, and landscaping. Work also involved the fabrication and installation of a historically correct reproduction of a canal fence along the entire work area. Site lighting was also fabricated to be consistent…Construction & Remediation, Infrastructure, Municipal/State, Project Type, Projects, Services on .
USS Constitution Charlestown, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a Maintenance and Construction Job Order Contract (MCJOC) by the U.S. Navy to provide facilities and public works related construction, repair and maintenance services including planning, engineering and construction for federal installations located in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. This design/build task order included engineering design and construction services required to replace piping and components of the steam and condensate lines running from a junction box located on the pier servicing the USS Constitution across Boston’s Historic Freedom Trail to a boiler, located in a building adjacent…Construction & Remediation, Federal, Infrastructure, Projects, Services on .
Woonsocket Falls Dam Woonsocket, Rhode Island Work at the Woonsocket Falls Dam involved overhaul of gate operating machinery to include: disassembly, cleaning, inspection, reassembly, lubrication and testing of all gears, bearings, shafts, couplings, and motor brakes, and replacement of all seals and gaskets with new. Painting and refurbishing of tainter gates including replacement of gate seals, seal supports, seal retainers and all attachment bolts; replacement of wire rope anchor plates; replacement of wire rope and rope anchors including all sockets, clevises, and adjusting bars; disassembly, cleaning, inspection, reassembly, and lubrication of gate trunnion bearings; and painting and overhaul of mechanical…Construction & Remediation, Federal, Infrastructure, Project Type, Projects, Services on .
Cape Cod Canal Cape Cod, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract to complete repairs to the drainage system and rip rap embankment slopes of the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne and Sagamore, MA. This project included repairs to several drainage culverts entering the canal from drainage areas on both sides of the canal. The purpose of the project was to repair a number of areas where erosion had occurred over time. The project required a significant effort to manage the logistics for the delivery of a large quantity of 6-inch to 12-inch rip rap and other fill materials necessary to…Construction & Remediation, Federal, Infrastructure on .
Naval Station Newport Newport, Rhode Island Watermark was awarded a contract with the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic for the renovation of a 30,000 square foot four-story building located at the Naval Station Newport, RI. The building was used as a training facility and contained classrooms and a firing range which were in use during the renovations. This complex renovation project in an occupied space required significant project phasing and close coordination with building occupants. Watermark conducted a pre-demolition inspection that included a photographic survey of the surrounding area to document the existing condition. Demolition included interior spaces and MEP systems, concrete floor…Buildings & Facilities, Construction & Remediation, Federal, Project Type, Projects, Services on .
Hanscom Air Force Base Bedford, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a Design-Build contract for a Mental Health Clinic Addition to the existing Health Clinic, Building 1900 at Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts. The footprint of the addition was constrained by the building lines of the existing building. Watermark held a concept design charrette and prepared the Concept, Pre-Final, and Final submittals which included architectural renderings. Watermark utilized in-house architects and civil engineers for the project. The new addition has a covered entrance separate and independent from the Building 1900 entrance. The entrance is readily identifiable and of an appropriate scale…Buildings & Facilities, Construction & Remediation, Federal, Project Type, Projects, Services on .
General Mills/Yoplait Methuen, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract from General Mills/Yoplait to expand their facility by designing and building a locker room adjacent to the existing Locker Room and Café at the southwest corner of the building. The design of the new addition included architectural, structural, and civil site drawings as necessary to detail the building. The project site was in a Flood Plain Zone which necessitated inclusion of a compensatory flood storage area in the design. Watermark was responsible for securing all necessary permits. Watermark constructed a new 800 square foot addition, concrete slab on grade room. Construction…Buildings & Facilities, Commercial, Construction & Remediation, Project Type, Projects, Services on .
U.S. Custom House New Bedford, Massachusetts Watermark was awarded a contract with the General Services Administration (GSA) to replace 34 historic windows at the U.S. Custom House in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The project included the fabrication and installation of 24 true divided-lite 2/2 windows, replacement of 9 basement windows and removal of the existing shutters, priming and painting of all surfaces, and then reinstallation of the shutters. Prior to work starting, Watermark was required to make anHistoric Preservation submission to State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) per Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA).This entry was posted in Buildings & Facilities, Construction & Remediation, Federal on .