CTA Construction Expanding Hopkinton Library
HOPKINTON – CTA Construction Co. Inc. will undertake the $8 million expansion and renovation of the historic Hopkinton Public Library, a project that will nearly quadruple the facility’s footprint. Ranked among the nation’s top green-building contractors, CTA Construction will use its expertise in green-building techniques to meet industry-leading environmental standards.
The project will expand the existing 5,783-foot library to 22,000 square feet, with added meeting space, full accessibility, computer terminals to access digital collections, a children’s room with a story/activity area, a technology classroom, a young adults section with homework area and study group room, and space for library and community events.
“We congratulate the Town of Hopkinton for undertaking this important civic project, and we look forward to working as a partner in completing this fine facility to serve your community. CTA Construction is committed to building high quality, environmentally responsible facilities that exceed the expectations of the owners and users,” said Paul DuRoss, Project Executive with CTA Construction Co., based in Waltham.
The Hopkinton Public Library is two historic buildings – the original 1895 library and adjacent 1898 church joined by a 1967 addition. CTA Construction undertook a similar project in Harvard, Mass., with the $6 million renovation, expansion and adaptive reuse of the historic town library
The project architect is Johnson-Roberts Associates and owner’s project manager is Construction Monitoring Services, Inc. Project completion is scheduled for next year.
A member of the U.S. Green Building Council, CTA Construction has extensive experience in building projects to meet environmental standards. The library will be constructed to meet Silver level-standards under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design program for the design, operation and construction of high-performance green buildings. CTA employs construction professionals with LEED accreditation to ensure completed projects meet the environmental standards.
CTA Construction is a leading construction manager with experience in building many varieties of public and private facilities. CTA placed 82nd on the list of Top 100 Green Building Contractors in the most recent ranking by Engineering News-Record magazine. For more information, visit www.CTAconstruction.com.