On November 1, 2013, Borough Council, Mayor Janice Cmar, Public Works Director Tom Lovell, Borough Manager, Doug Arndt and the Borough Administrative and Public Works staff, architect David McLean, contractors and guests participated in a ribbon cutting ceremony that dedicated the Borough's new public works complex and salt storage facility on 11 acres adjacent to the Municipal Center.
Special thanks to State Senator Matt Smith, PA State House Rep. Rick Saccone, West Jefferson Hills School District Superintendent, Dr. Michael Panza, and West Jefferson Hills School Board President, Anthony Angotti for participating in this event.
The main structure is a fully accessible public works building with approximately 18,000 sq. feet, including parking areas for 18 vehicles, as well as storage for tires, parts and tools.
Site features include:
*A separate service area with three vehicle service bays, two of which are equipped with truck lifts.
*The building is fully sprinkled for fire safety, and has been designed with state-of-the-art heating and ventilation systems.
*The salt storage facility has a square foot area of 7,200 square feet, with a salt storage capacity of 4,000 tons. The salt storage facility has solid concrete sidewalls and a galvanized steel arch roof.
Site amenities include an on-site diesel fuel-dispensing system to maximize the economy of Borough fuel costs and usage a dedicated outdoor area for storage of stone, gravel, mulch, pipe and other department supplies
The Architect was McLean Architects, LLC
Site Engineers were The Gateway Engineers, Inc.
Cost of the project was $4.3 million.