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Guelph police headquarters’ east wing addition takes shape

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work completed from January to April 2017. Progress to date East wing foundation complete West wing foundation 90% complete Concrete slab poured for west wing parking garage Columns for third level of west wing being poured IT rooms built on second and third floor Heating boilers and cooling tower installed Second floor outside wall for east wing demolished Looking ahead Finish parking garage slabs and floor decks for third and fourth level administration Construct structure and roof over firing range Install generator diesel fuel system Pour concrete floor for east wing addition Install steel framing on east wing Exterior cladding and roof of east wing guelph.ca/gpsreno

East and west wing foundations almost done at Guelph police headquarters

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here’s a summary of the work completed from November 2016 to January 2017. Progress to date East and west wing foundation work almost complete Waterproofing of foundation walls Drywall installation in east and west wing additions Ongoing mechanical and electrical rough-ins Energizing of electrical main switch gears and panels Installation of hot water tanks Cooling tower installed and covered Looking ahead Form second level of west wing Erect east wing structural steel and deck Continue mechanical and electrical installations Construction of information technology rooms Forming for parking garage guelph.ca/gpsreno

Construction continues on east and west wing additions

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work as of November 21, 2016. What’s happening Concrete foundation walls and columns/footings being poured Waterproofing of foundation walls in east and west wings Drywall installation in east and west wing additions On-going mechanical and electrical rough-ins Installation of hot water tanks Energizing of electrical main switch gears and panels Looking ahead On-going foundation work on east and west wing additions Complete installation of slab on grade of east wing Erect steel structure for east wing addition On-going mechanical and electrical rough-ins Installation of catch basin and storm line Removal of cooling tower Intumescent painting of beams (for fireproofing) guelph.ca/gpsreno

Foundation work continues on east and west wing additions

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here is a summary of the work as of September 30, 2016. What’s happening 80% of the existing floor in the garage has been removed Backfilling of east wing foundation walls addition underway Installation of radon vertical stack at east wing Waterproofing of west wing addition foundation walls Installation of rebar in the staircase in the west wing shear wall is 80% complete Two columns in west staircase have been poured Information Technology (IT) closet framed and boarded on one side Third floor west wing corridor is 75% boarded West wing second floor west corridor has been framed and boarded Existing boiler lines removed from first and second floors, east side Penthouse boiler… Continue reading Foundation work continues on east and west wing additions

Demolition and construction continues on police headquarters renovation

The three year renovation and expansion of Guelph Police Service’s headquarters is underway. Here’s a summary of the work as of September 2, 2016. What’s happening Transformers and switch gear installed in electrical room. Emergency transfer switch received. Panels installed on east and west wing (second and third floor) renovation. Coring complete for electrical, mechanical and sprinkler main risers. Mechanical pipe hangers, water line and sprinkler mains installed on the third floor west wing corridor. Spray fireproofing of the west wing. Rock excavation on west side (former parking lot) 70% complete. Bedrock removal for footings for northwest side complete. Rebar for west wing addition on site. Grade beams and footings poured on west side. East side foundation walls of men’s locker room, 70% poured and stripped.… Continue reading Demolition and construction continues on police headquarters renovation

Construction Notice: Police headquarters rock removal

About the project Guelph Police Service (GPS) headquarters is currently undergoing a three-year expansion and renovation to meet the needs of our community’s police services today and 25 years from now. This work will bring the facility up to today’s health and safety standards, provide the appropriate space—long-term—for police operations and personnel, and replace the building’s aging equipment. Rock removal begins August 2 Excavation of the existing parking lot is underway for  the construction of the new west wing addition. Starting August 2 construction crews will be using jackhammers to remove bedrock in the west side parking lot, causing noise and vibrations. The work will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday to Friday, and will continue for approximately three weeks, weather permitting.… Continue reading Construction Notice: Police headquarters rock removal

Construction Notice: Guelph Police Service headquarters renovation construction work on Farquhar Street

Wyndham Street South to Freshfield Street UPDATE (as of September 14): Farquhar Street has reopened to westbound traffic. About the project As part of the Guelph Police Service (GPS) headquarters renovation, a crane will be operating to transport materials for construction work on Farquhar Street. Every effort will be made to maintain access to driveways within the work area during working hours (Monday to Friday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m.) Temporary delays due to equipment movement are expected. The Guelph Farmers’ Market is open on the usual schedule  with access via Freshfield Street. The Guelph Armoury is also accessible via Freshfield Street. Pedestrian access Pedestrian sidewalk access will be maintained on the north side of Farquhar Street. City services There will be no interruption to any City services during construction. Waste… Continue reading Construction Notice: Guelph Police Service headquarters renovation construction work on Farquhar Street