Highlights

Address: 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT

Services: Construction Management

Construction Type: Municipal – Library

Size: 40,000 sf

Contract: $13,500,000

Architect: HMA2 Architects

Project Description:

  • A nearly two-year, multi-phase project that includes both new construction and significant renovations.

Phase I: Completed June 2018

  • Renovation of Riverwalk Level and Interim Library, allowing continuous operation while construction of the upper levels is underway.
  • “Grand Staircase” that brings patrons from the Riverwalk Level to the Main Level, temporary children’s area, new finishes, and furniture.

Phase II: Completion Expected Summer 2019

  • Construction of “The Forum” – a large, flexible, open space on the main floor used for meetings, study, and reconfigured to accommodate up to 650 people for large events.
  • Features also include expansion and renovation of the library’s store, café with outdoor seating, conference and program rooms, and a new recording studio.
  • New energy efficient mechanical systems, modernized restrooms, and a new elevator.
  • Construction management services included: constructability reviews, budgeting, value engineering, subcontractor bid and award, safety and logistical planning, pre-purchase program, scheduling, and construction.

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