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Milwaukee County Façade Inspections

Milwaukee County Façade Inspections In June 2010, a precast concrete panel fell off a County-owned parking structure, killing one person and seriously injuring two others. The Department of Transportation and Public Works (DTPW) was directed to conduct a thorough inspection of all County-owned buildings where similar façade elements could pose a danger. Due to the…

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Wisconsin State Capitol Dome Moisture Repair

Wisconsin State Capitol Dome Moisture Repair Designated in 2001 as a National Historic Landmark on the National Historic Register, the Wisconsin State Capitol has the only fully granite dome in the United States, and is comprised of dimensional granite cladding over a clay book-tile substrate. The dome is structurally supported by a circular ring of…

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Transform Milwaukee Strategic Action Plan

Transform Milwaukee Strategic Action Plan Created by the State of Wisconsin, Transform Milwaukee is a comprehensive, public-private initiative that leverages Milwaukee’s workforce, industrial strengths, and transportation assets to expand community investments, increase business development, boost job creation, and strengthen neighborhoods. The Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) contracted with a consultant team, led by…

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St. John’s County Council on Aging Transit Facility Solar Power

St. John’s County Council on Aging Transit Facility Solar Power GRAEF worked directly for St. Johns County providing electrical and structural engineering services to design a solar power system with supporting structure to provide power for the operation of the entire Council on Aging (COA) Transit Facility. The existing facility was built in 2010. It…

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Camp Porter Barracks and Infrastructure

Camp Porter Barracks and Infrastructure This Design-Build project included the design of several new facilities, major infrastructure improvements and the demolition of 14 existing buildings. GRAEF was retained to provide complete structural and site/civil development design services as part of CBZG Design Builders, LLC. CBZG Design Builders, LLC is composed of Clark Construction Group, LLC, Blinderman…

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Alachua County Correctional Facility HVAC and Roof Replacement

Alachua County Correctional Facility HVAC and Roof Replacement In the early 2000’s, Alachua County conducted a Facilities Condition Inspection of the Alachua County Jail and noted several buildings and spaces in need of equipment upgrades, replacements, and renovations necessary to improve safety, security, and energy efficiency on the 300,000-square-foot campus. Through detailed collaboration between County…

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Milwaukee County Water Tower

Milwaukee County Water Tower GRAEF designed a 1,000,000-gallon waterspheroid elevated  tower for the Milwaukee County Grounds water system. The proposed tower was designed to meet the increasing demand for the area. The project involved close coordination with many stakeholders, including the Milwaukee Regional Medical Complex (MRMC), the Department of Transportation and the City of Wauwatosa. The…

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