McConnell Public Safety & Transportation Operations Center project wins NAIOP Award
The McConnell Public Safety & Transportation Operations Center (PSTOC) project, constructed by Manhattan Construction Co. and designed by HOK for the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors, has won the NAIOP Northern Virginia “Award of Excellence”. The project won in the “Best Building, Institutional Facility Over $20 Million” category.
The $61 million project included the concurrent construction of two buildings with different delivery schedules, linked by an on-grade enclosed pedestrian bridge. The 93,000 square foot facility to support multiple local, state, and regional government agencies including Department of Public Safety 9-1-1 Center, Office of Emergency Management Emergency Operations Center, VDOT Northern Virginia Smart Traffic Center and Smart Traffic Signal System, and Virginia State Police call-talkers and dispatchers. The Forensics Center for the Fairfax County Police Department includes a 33,000 square foot, two-story facility for crime scene unit, NOVARIS, electronic surveillance and future DNA/Ballistic Laboratory.
The awards ceremony was held Thursday, November 19, 2009 at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia. Over five hundred and fifty people were in attendance as awards were presented in the following categories: Transactions, Interiors, Buildings, and Memebership