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Work to start in mid-September: Corps awards $3.4 million contract to renovate, expand VA community based outpatient clinic in New Bedford

Published Aug. 6, 2013

CONCORD, Mass. Renovation and expansion of the Community Based Outpatient Clinic at the VA Medical Center in New Bedford, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $3,490,000.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.


Work will be accomplished by Carrigg Commercial Builders, LLC of Manchester, N.H. Construction is scheduled to start in mid-September 2013 and take about 12 months to complete. The contract was awarded on July 16, 2013.


The work includes the construction of a contiguous 2,000-square-foot addition to the existing building and the renovation of approximately 5,400 square feet of the existing outpatient clinic. The building addition will contain additional accessible office/exam rooms, a physical therapy suite, restrooms, and common areas.


The renovation will include adding a vestibule to and improving the existing reception area and making site improvements to better accommodate patients and staff. Renovations include alterations to partitions and doors, construction of new exam rooms, conference rooms with moveable partitions, offices, restrooms, reception and waiting area, optimized storage areas, and re-grading, paving, and striping of parking areas, and improved storm water treatment. The HVAC systems will be upgraded and the communication infrastructure will be updated. It will also include electrical and plumbing work.


The project will be managed by the Corps and all work will be accomplished under the supervision of a Corps’ Quality Assurance Representative to assure compliance with contract requirements.


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Tim Dugan

Release no. 2013-070