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Crosby Public Library Addition

Client: Crosby Public Library | Location: Antwerp, NY | Completion Date: 2017 | Services Provided: Architectural, Structural & Civil Engineering, Land Surveying

Aubertine and Currier Architects, Engineers & Land Surveyors, PLLC provided A/E Professional Services for a 1,325 square foot addition on the historic Crosby Public Library. The addition includes an expanded community room, new offices, vestibule, and upgraded mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and lighting throughout the library. A&C worked hand in hand with the library building committee to bring the facilities visions and goals to reality.

The initial scope of the project included Architectural design services including field verification and measuring existing conditions; drawing as built plans; life safety, plumbing, electrical, mechanical plans; a review of the program requirements with owner; preliminary review of the N.Y.S. Building Code, National Fire Protection Association, Americans with Disabilities Act, NYS Energy Conservation Code; a review of the conceptual plans with State Historic Parks & Preservation Office; preliminary summary of applicable codes, rules and regulations; and estimate of probable construction and soft costs. The aforementioned Professional Services were part of a Feasibility Study developed to apply for grant funding for the project.

Engineering design services included the layout of the addition on the site; layout of the roadways, driveways and parking lot; sanitary sewer and storm drain utility layout; review plans with client and revised layout based upon client/owner comments; submitted sketch plans to the Village for review and permitting; structural plans were provided showing the foundation details, building framing and roofing framing.

Construction Administration services included a written recommendation to owner for award of contract; review contractor’s insurances; review and certify contractor’s schedule of values; draft and execute owner/contractor AIA Agreement; act as owner’s representative to administer the project; conduct pre-construction meeting (at site) with owner and contractor; review for each shop drawing submittal; make sure construction is in conformance with the contract documents; provide job clarification and field directives; review any requests for change orders with owner prior to contractor proceeding with work; site inspection and field report; assemble and maintain the construction schedule and budget; review certificates for payment and authorize payment for work completed less 10% retainage;   create punch list and distribute to owner and contractor; review close out paperwork including substantial completion; release of liens and warranty information and the final inspection.

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