Skepton transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

At the heart of Springfield Township, the Municipal Complex has taken on new life—thanks to Skepton Construction. As General Contractor for the long-anticipated project, Skepton Construction skillfully incorporated locally sourced materials and innovative construction techniques to transform the area into a multifaceted and functional municipal and community space.

By the Numbers: Project Specs

  • Work on the Springfield Township Municipal Complex started in Spring 2016 and was completed on schedule in Fall 2017.
  • In total, Skepton constructed ~72,000 sq.ft. over three buildings.
  • The new Municipal Complex involved razing existing structures for complete site work redevelopment.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexSkepton Construction demolished the existing structures to create the new Police and Administration Building.

A Multi-Building Transformation

Skepton Construction’s redevelopment of Springfield Township’s Municipal Complex includes:

  • A ~31,000 sq.ft. Public Works Building with Salt Shed and Garage
  • A ~22,000 sq.ft. Library
  • A ~19,000 sq.ft. Police/Administration Building

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexSkepton constructed ~72,200 sq.ft. over three main structures: a Public Works Building, Library and Police/Administration Building.

 

Carrying out construction activities within the limited space around the active Public Works Building had its challenges, but with teamwork and designed phasing, the project concluded successfully and on time.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexSkepton constructed the new Public Works Garage which houses the full service maintenance bays, washing facility, offices, and large fuel island.

 

Staying true to Daley + Jalboot Architects’ design, Skepton utilized concrete plank decks and locally quarried stone as building accents, along with tongue and groove wood at the soffits.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexSkepton provided a single source manufacturer for the roofing and metal wall siding to provide a sole source warranty system for the owner.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex Locally quarried stone graces the façade of Springfield Township’s new Library & Administration Building.

Building Innovation

Springfield Township’s Municipal Complex boasts a new parking lot packed with innovative construction techniques. Multiple basins run under the surface of the parking lots, whose upper and lower levels are connected by a terraced transition incorporating a bio-retention space. The staircase and poured concrete walls feature a corrugated finish for added visual interest.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

The level parking lot features a terraced transition with a bio-retention area.

 

The roof of the library is a vegetated roof system, increasing the aesthetic appeal as well as the environmental benefits and longevity of the roof.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexSkepton Construction self-performed the earthwork and utilities for the project, including five underground infiltration basins, one detention basin with liner, and nine bio-retention areas with clay liners.

 

Skepton Construction also brought ingenuity to the roof of the Library with a green vegetated roof system, increasing the aesthetic appeal as well as the environmental benefits and longevity of the roof.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal ComplexThe Library boasts an eco-friendly green vegetated roof system.

 

Environmentally friendly, practical and beautiful, Skepton Construction’s transformation of the Municipal Complex has resulted in new and improved functional buildings for the vibrant community of Springfield Township.

 

Skepton Construction, Inc. was the General Contractor on this project.

 

Photo Gallery

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

The new Library in Springfield Township’s Municipal Complex spans ~22,000 sq.ft.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

Indoor and outdoor multi-use storage buildings and new salt shed storage building.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

New Commons/Instructional areas located in the new Library building.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

The detention basin with liner that lies beneath the parking lot between the Library and Administration Building. The milk crate like structures were provided by ACF environmental and installed by Skepton Construction. This basin is comprised of a HDPE liner, 2460 single hd baskets and 2460 mini’s.

Skepton Transforms Springfield Township Municipal Complex

HDPE Liner installation in basin l2.