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Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority selects Hensel Phelps-Stantec design-build team for new rail facility

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) has selected the design-build team of Hensel Phelps and Stantec to design and deliver the WMATA Rail Heavy Repair and Overhaul (HRO) Facility, located in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The approximately US$225 million project will support WMATA’s goals for greater efficiency and a new process for railcar maintenance, repairs, and overall operations.

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Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) revitalizes Inman Park/ Reynoldstown station’s design

The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) provided architectural direction on the 25,000-square-foot station’s $6.9 million rehabilitation, renovation, enhancement and expansion project. MARTA worked closely with Reeves Young as the general contractor and Acousti Engineering Company as the ceiling installing contractor. Rockfon’s Technical Services team provided additional support, helping MARTA with design fulfillment and Acousti with the custom fabrication and installation logistics.

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Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge at SeaTac International Airport North Satellite

At the Alaska Airlines Flagship Lounge in SeaTac International Airport designed by Graham Baba Architects, the door is always open. Alaska Airlines sought to transform the lounge typology by providing a warm, welcoming space where all guests could find refuge – to relax, work, refuel, and connect – a home-away-from-home with a sense of place deeply rooted in the Pacific Northwest.

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Rockfon’s metal ceiling systems help Helena Regional Airport reach new heights

Montana’s Helena Regional Airport’s Passenger Terminal Expansion, opening in October 2020, added 20,000 square feet of new space and more than 300 seats inside of the secured area beyond the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoint. With these improvements, the airport will be able to simultaneously serve six aircraft and their passengers. Rockfon’s technical services team assisted architects and interior designers at CWG Architecture and PSH+ (formerly Price, Simpson & Harvey) in selecting ceiling systems, and worked closely with Just Rite in the systems’ delivery.

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SOLARBAN 67 Glass aids “wayfaring” at North Carolina transit center

Built to be the home to the Fayetteville Area System of Transit (FAST) in North Carolina, the city wanted a well-lit, open look that would blend well with nearby structures, while offering clear views into and outside the building. To achieve those objectives, Gantt Huberman Architects designed a glass façade featuring Solarban® 67 glass by Vitro Architectural Glass.

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Balfour Beatty celebrates completion of JRTC at LaVilla and ABC Project of the Year, Eagle Award recognition

Balfour Beatty has been recognized by The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Florida, First Coast Chapter with its “Project of the Year” and  Eagle Award in the institutional $25 million to $100 million category for the recent completion of Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s (JTA), Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center (JRTC) at LaVilla. The multi-modal JRTC at La Villa development project includes a 10,000-square-foot, LEED Silver certified Intercity Bus Terminal (IBT) linked to a five-story, 67,000-square-foot transportation hub via an overhead pedestrian bridge.

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DXA studio reimagines the Brooklyn Bridge

DXA studio has reimagined the Brooklyn Bridge to yield an experience that is more accessible, safe, democratic and enjoyable for all.The reimagination of the Brooklyn Bridge is the result of a collaboration with Philip Habib & Associates, Thornton Tomasetti, and Patrick Cullina Horticultural Design + Consulting.

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