O&G Awarded Contract to Build Bus Maintenance Facility in Watertown
WATERTOWN, CT was recently awarded a $75 million contract by the to build a bus maintenance facility on Frost Bridge Road in Watertown, Connecticut.
The new facility will provide Connecticut transit with space for vehicle storage, washing, maintenance, and parts management, as well as administrative and operations support. The facility will provide space for 86 buses, 162 staff and replaces the company's existing facility on Thomaston Avenue in Waterbury, Connecticut.
In addition to the physical building, the project includes extensive earthwork and conservation measures on the 20-acre site. These efforts include protecting a 100-year-old American Sycamore tree and creating a safe habitat for the New England Cottontail rabbits during construction. The property, which borders the Naugatuck River, will also be enhanced with numerous plantings to revitalize the landscape.
The project is expected to be complete in April of 2017.