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VAMC – Building 650 Expansion

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Seismic Deficiencies Correction & 1st Floor Renovations & Expansion

Location: Mathers, CA
Perfomance: 09/28/2013 – In-Progress
Full BIM Design

Detailed Project Scope

ADC was hired to identify and design structural and non-structural seismic deficiencies in Building 650 which is ranked 50 on the High Risk (HR) list. This project also included the renovation for critical/essential patient services, and centralizes Veterans services such as escort, enrollment/eligibility, and travel. The project corrects FCA and ADA deficiencies for stairwell, elevator, and includes energy efficient lighting and power on the first floor. The seismic correction also includes renovation of three floors and patient areas. Area included: Outpatient area, ER, pharmacy services, Woman’s Clinic, Spinal and all exam rooms. Relocation activates included; canteen, cafe, information and welcome center, police, escort, enrollment/eligibility, travel, etc. within the 10,000 square feet addition.

ADC was responsible for producing a complete set of drawings, design narrative/analysis, calculations, sample boards, renderings and specifications in accordance with professional standard practices and VA criteria. ADC managed each A/E discipline provided copies of their respective VA design manuals, standard details, construction standards, and VA national CAD standard application guide to insure all elements were covered and met.

The SOW required ADC to setup meetings with department staff, division heads and facilities to establish requirements for space, separation and path of travel. All utilities connections needed to be located and measured for capacity and integration. This project was fast-tracked and allocated only 3 months of full design, specifications and construction cost estimates.

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Update to our Clients & Partners:

ADC is taking the COVID-19 situation seriously to protect the health and well-being of our employees, clients and partners.

Advance Design Consultants, Inc. has implemented a Work from Home Plan (WFH) program to ensure our staff can comply with Santa Clara County's Shelter-In-Place order while still conducting business. Our main office in San Jose is currently physically closed, however our staff continues to support normal business operations initiating WFH program yesterday. ADC’s staff will continue to work with our clients, partners, consultants and community to provide business continuity of the same services that you have come to expect from us.We are committed to continue to provide the architectural-engineering design and calculations services, communication, and collaboration needed to keep our projects moving ahead on schedule. As we all work through this difficult period of time fighting this world pandemic together we will ensure to update you on our progress and deliverables.

During this time, please use email as this is the best way to reach us. Continue to reach out to your direct contact, and if you do not have a direct contact, use info@adcengineers.com and your message will be routed to the appropriate person.

We want to thank everyone for understanding that ADC will do our best to deliver our projects on schedule to best of our abilities while performing these task from home. If you have any questions, concerns, comments or even just need someone to talk to concerning a current or future project, do not hesitate to contact us. Together we can all ensure business continuity for our region and beyond.