Williams College Stetson Hall/Sawyer Library – Williamstown, MA
JTC was hired for the controlled inspections and testing for the Stetson Hall/Sawyer Library addition and renovation project which consisted of the adaptive reuse of a six-story 1923 Georgian Revival building. The $62 million project includes the demolition and replacement of two additions with a 130,000 gross sq. ft. concrete framed structure. Our scope of services included: soils densities, drilled piers (concrete and reinforcing), structural steel, masonry, floor-flatness, post-tensioned slabs, steel reinforcing, cold formed metal framing, metal stairs, fireproofing, penetration fire stopping, fire-resistive joint systems, joint sealants, and concrete pavement.
Keene Middle School – Keene, NH
JTC completed special inspections and materials testing services, as well as Clerk of the Works responsibilities, for this $38 million project. Testing included soils, concrete, masonry, steel, asphalt pavement, and fireproofing. The overall project included a 138,000-s.f. middle school that incorporated a wide range of green and high-performance features. These features include a woodchip heating plant, low-flow plumbing fixtures, a high level of thermal insulation, a reflective roof surface, extensive daylighting, high-efficiency heat recovery mechanical units, energy efficient indirect lighting, and an energy management system. The site included 300 new parking spaces, a track, two soccer fields, and a softball field.
University of Vermont (Multiple Projects) – Burlington, VT
The University of Vermont (UVM) selected JTC to act as the Special Inspector for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), First Year Residence Hall and Dining Facility (FYRH), and Central Plant Chiller Expansion (CPCE) projects. The STEM Complex includes two new buildings to replace Cook Building and Angell Hall: a new integrated teaching and research laboratory building and a new faculty office and classroom facility. The FYRH facility includes two residence hall wings to accommodate 695 student beds, a fitness center, and a dining facility with seating for 450. The CPCE will include a three-story addition to the Central Heating Plant, cooling tower site wall, utility vaults and installation of one 1,600-ton electric chiller and two new cooling towers. JTC performed the tests and inspections under the direction of the Architect and Structural Engineer-of-Record.
Sanford Schools Renovations – Sanford, ME
The City of Sanford, Maine, has embarked on an ambitious $43M three-year project to renovate three existing schools and reconfigure the school district by the fall of 2020. With the completion of Sanford’s $92M high school, the district plans on renovating the existing high school structure and moving the junior high school into it. This leaves the existing junior high school up for renovations, in addition to renovations made at Margaret Chase Smith School and Carl J. Lamb Elementary School, to create three mirrored elementary schools for academic year 2020-2021. JTC provided materials testing and special inspections on an accelerated schedule.
Putnam Vocational Technical School - Springfield, MA
JTC was selected to provide Special Inspections and Materials Testing for this $150 million replacement of Putnam Vocational Technical School. This was a two-story, 315,000 s.f. replacement of an historic high school, with high tech features to accommodate skills for the future. The site is adjacent to the existing building, where athletic fields and facilities will be located. The project consisted of concrete frost walls, structural steel frame, precast concrete panels, and a glass & aluminum curtain wall. Inspections and testing included masonry; precast concrete and fabrication plant inspections for steel and precast; structural steel; curtain wall, air/moisture barrier, roofing, fireproofing/fire stopping and bituminous pavement.
UMass McGuirk Football Training Facility and Press Box - Amherst, MA
JTC was selected to provide materials testing of soil substructure, site, and structure of the building. Special inspections included: steel construction; cast-in-place concrete construction; masonry construction; in-situ bearing strata for footings; controlled structural fill (prepared fill); curtain walls (wall panels & veneers); light gage metal framing; and sprayed fire-resistive materials.
The project included a new 55,000-sf football training facility, a new 7,300-sf press box (to replace the existing press box), and various site and landscape improvement.