Union Station, Springfield, MA
Restoration and renovation of the long-vacant, 1926-built Union Station into a modern transportation facility for the city of Springfield.
|Client:||Springfield Redevelopment Authority|
|Designer:||HDR Architects & Engineers|
- Complete gut restoration of the 120,250 SF Main Terminal building.
- 24-bay bus terminal.
- 377-space precast concrete parking garage (70,000 SF).
- 412 precast concrete pieces make up the Parking Garage and were erected in 25 working days.
- Enabling work included demolition of the 93,000 SF Baggage Building.
- 20′ high x 350′ long Soil Nail wall installed to support tracks prior to Baggage Building demolition.
- Vibration monitoring instituted to track changes and stress to neighboring structures.
- Hazardous material abatement including asbestos, elevator fluids, petroleum contaminated concrete, lead based paint and oil residue.
- Pressure Injected Footings (PIFs) ground improvement system.
- Shoofly track used to waterproof the terminal Passenger Tunnel running under the tracks.
- Laser scan of the entire Terminal Building created an accurate structural model.
- The original historic 54” bronze and marble clock that hung in the station was cleaned, refurbished, and automated by Electric Time Company of Medfield.
- Original 1926 terrazzo flooring refurbished and restored in Main Terminal.
- LEED Certified (pending)
- Awards: Build New England Honor Award, Phoenix Award for Brownfield Redevelopment, Preservation MA Paul and Niki Tsongas Award
Tags: CM, Historic, Infrastructure, Institutional, Massachusetts, Parking Garage, Preconstruction, Railroad, Renovation