UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA TREC HIGHER EDUCATION ENGINEERING PROJECT

OWNER/CONTACT INFORMATION: 
University of Florida
Adam Bourdeaux, Assistant Director IFAS FP&O
Facilities Planning and Operations
Bldg 124 Mowry Road, PO Box 110850, Gainesville, FL 32611
Tel: 352-392-6488 x 235

Long and Associates (Prime)
Lex Long (Project Manager)
4525 S. Manhattan Ave
Tampa, FL 33611
Tel. 831-839-0506

Completion Date: December 2012

Civil Engineering Design Fee: $60,000

DESCRIPTION:

The scope of work for this higher education engineering project includes master planning about 8 acres out of the 125 acre property. The intent is to grow the campus with an extra 5 buildings, parking lots, roads, utilities, drainage, landscape over time. In addition to the master planning effort, the higher education engineering team was contracted to design, permit and give construction engineering services for Phase 1 of the Master Plan’s expansion. Phase I is a  6,000 SF building that includes labs for research in mainly the agricultural field. ADA criteria was strictly followed and design was based on Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) concepts. This higher education engineering project received LEED Gold certification. This higher education engineering project started in June 2011. Master planning finished in late June; final design for construction documents was completed in December of 2011; construction started in earl 2012 and was completed in December 2012.