Department of Conservation & Recreation North Point Maintenance Facility

Education Street & North Point Boulevard, Cambridge

Department of Conservation & Recreation – North Point Maintenance Facility

Certifications

  • LEED Certified

About This Project

The Department of Conservation & Recreation’s new North Point Maintenance Facility is a pre-engineered building featuring 21 vehicle storage bays, a large maintenance bay, an outdoor yard area, and an attached office area. The team established an integrated quality control program with the utilization of BIM and Open space to identify issues early on and reduce costs to the client. Consistent value engineering was conducted by working closely with end-users, designers, and subcontractors to effectively use funds and reduce waste. The new facility will improve the visitor experience in the Charles River Basin and improve the efficiency of DCR operations.

Project Specifications

  • 35,000 SF
  • 22-month schedule
  • 4-acre parcel of land
  • Interior project features include a wash bay, internal storage, locker rooms, meeting space, and kitchenette
  • The yard includes 95 parking spaces, a fuel station, a salt shed, and debris bins
  • The site includes pedestrian connections to the Charles River, North Point Park, the Lynch Skate Park, and nearby Cambridge parks
  • By working with the Supplier Diversity Office and tracking the subcontractor workforce, a 16.9% M/WBE compliance rate was achieved compared to the owner’s 10.4% goal
  • Constructed following the MA chapter 149A process

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