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113 Tewning Rd.
Williamsburg, VA 23188

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Firestation 4

April 2014

Scope of Work

James City County Fire Station 4 was originally built around 1980 and is in need of replacement.  The new building will be approximately 14,400 square feet with a three-vehicle bay facility, living quarters for up to 12 individuals, offices and space for training and storage.  It was determined that an expansion of the site with fire operations taking place in the existing building while the new building is constructed on an expanded site footprint would provide the most cost effective solution.  This subsequently required purchase of an adjoining property to accommodate the larger building and site restraints necessitated plans for retrofit of an offsite stormwater facility to treat stormwater from the expanded fire station impervious area.  This project is intended to be constructed for LEED Silver certification

Status of Project

The project is currently under construction.  Work started in November 2013 with the retrofit of the offsite BMP in the Westmoreland Subdivision.  The offsite work was completed in December 2013 despite frequent rains and poor drying conditions.  Site work began with clearing of the fire station site in December 2013 with site improvements beginning in January 2014.  Site work has been hampered by poor weather but, the contractor has made progress with the stormwater piping, utility relocation and preparation of the building pad.  Footings were poured in March and the foundation walls will start rising out of the ground in April.

Footing Work
Offsite BMP Complete
Site Conditions April 5, 2014
Site Conditions March 14, 2014
Future Fire Station 4 Front Building Elevations
Construction Site 021214

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Construction Phase - 11.7 percent complete


$4.1M Approved

HVC Chennault Architectural Corp - $295,847
Contract Amount and percent completed - $237,755 – 80.3 percent
AES Consulting Engineers - $58,181
Contract Amount and percent completed - $54,633 – 93.9 percent
AR Chesson Construction Contract - $3,279,000
Contract amount and percent completed - $384,546 – 11.7 percent
Additional Services  -  $226,544



  • Property acquisition.
  • Site plan approval
  • Bids complete
  • Construction underway
  • Offsite BMP work complete
  • Footings complete


Next Steps

  • Finish utility relocation
  • Complete storm sewer installation
  • Complete foundation concrete masonry unit (CMU) installation
  • Underslab rough-in of plumbing and electrical


Project Issues

  • Rainy weather and poor winter drying conditions


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