Howard Community College SET Building Looks to the Future

A degree in science, technology, engineering or math can be valuable for virtually any industry. Colleges are realizing they need to provide the resources for today’s students to become tomorrow’s workers. To attract students interested in these fields, Howard Community College in Columbia, Maryland invested in a new Science, Engineering, and Technology Building, which opened in the summer of 2017. …

Allan Myers Joint Venture Expands MD 404, Earns Awards

To say that Maryland Route 404 (MD 404) was in serious need of expansion is an understatement. During the summer months, daily vehicular traffic swells more than 25 percent, going from 18,000 vehicles to 23,000 vehicles using the Shore Highway to travel to and from the Delmarva Region. And that’s not all. Vehicle collision rates along MD 404 were also …

Callas Helps NY, NY Hair Salon Stay Hip, But Historic

It takes a deft hand to turn a Victorian-era mansion into a state-of-the-art beauty salon while maintaining the historic look of the property. But that’s what Callas Contractors, Inc., of Hagerstown, Maryland, was tasked with doing by NY, NY Hair Salon and Day Spa in Frederick, Maryland. Salon owner Mary Louise Riser hired Callas Contractors to turn the grand 8,000 …

Witmer Brings Benton Building Back to Life

The Charles L Benton Building sits in downtown Baltimore, housing several government agencies and hundreds of employees. Over the years, the 15-story building had deteriorated from natural elements and pollutants. Dark carbon stained the exterior and hundreds of small holes made way for rain water, wind, and birds to enter the building.                   With so much damage, the city needed …

Diversified Site Works Restores Broad Creek Headwaters

Once considered one of the most degraded waterways in Anne Arundel County by the South River Federation, Broad Creek came back to life last spring. In August 2015, the Maryland State Highway Administration Environmental Programs Division hired excavation contractor, Diversified Site Works of Odenton, Maryland, to restore an approximately 2,700 foot-long segment of Broad Creek and an unnamed tributary to …

Ferguson Trenching Builds Infrastructure for CPV St. Charles

When it’s finished, the CPV St. Charles M&R Station and Pipeline in Waldorf, Maryland, will be one of the cleanest natural gas facilities ever built in Maryland and the Greater DC Metro area. The new 725 megawatt natural-gas fired combined cycle power plant will help reduce the dependency on older coal-burning power plants which currently supply a majority of the …

Coakley & Williams Builds Newest Chesapeake Bay Must-Stay

Summer may still be a few months away, but the Inn at the Chesapeake Bay Beach Club in Stevensville, Maryland is already primed for another spectacular season. Opened in 2015, and part of the Southern Living Hotel Collection, the Inn has become one of the premiere hotel destinations on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Coakley & Willams Construction, Inc., of Bethesda, Maryland, …

DAVIS Builds Much Needed Rental Apartments in Rockville

The Rockville area has more government jobs per square foot than Washington, DC. Unfortunately, the area is also notorious for its shortage of rental apartments to house those workers. With the urban-development foresight of JBG Residential, and two new mixed-use transit-oriented developments, the area’s government employees finally have the option of living closer to where they work. DAVIS Construction, headquarted …

Temple Brings Worship and Culture Closer For Hindus In Maryland

Maryland’s newest Hindu temple, the Sri Bhaktha Anjaneya Temple in Ijamsville, Maryland, bridges the gap between ancient and modern, the old world of South India and the new world of contemporary United States. To achieve this, the temple owners assembled a team of artisans in India and local construction experts, Brechbill & Helman Construction Company, Inc., of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, who …

MEC2 Makes St. Paul’s School Ward Center Comfortable Year Round

Outdated heating and ventilation systems can greatly affect the comfort of a building’s occupants. When it comes to student comfort, St. Paul’s School Ward Center contracted with Mechanical Engineering & Construction Corporation (MEC2) of Catonsville, Maryland, to do a systemic renovation of its old HVAC system. The 35,000 square foot facility consists of educational and performance spaces, as well as …