Construction of the 9/11 Memorial in Milton

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WA Patriot has been working on Phase 1 of the Fife, Milton and Edgewood 9/11 Memorial Project, located at the Milton Community Park. On Wednesday, 9/11/19, we assisted with the erection of a 40-foot section of the World Trade Center that was received from the official 9/11 Commission from New York. You can find out more information about the project at www.fme911.org.  You can also read an interesting article about the project, and specifically the steel piece at King 5.

VA Retsil Home Building Relocation

WA Patriot sent a crew out to the VA Retsil Home in Port Orchard to relocate a small building to a separate part of the campus to better suit the needs of our local veteran facility. Work included the demolition of a wood building and deconstruction and reassembly of a metal structure. WA Patriot is proud to support local organizations, such as the VA Retsil Home, that do so much for our veterans.

QC Training – Orting Job Site

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In conjunction with WA Patriot’s monthly Quality Control training, our PEs / QCs (? ) went out to a current design-build project we are performing in Orting where they reviewed weatherproofing, mockups, and the Building Envelope QC checklist. WA Patriot holds these QC training events on a regular basis to ensure that our standard QC processes and tools are used and shared among all of our Project Engineers. WA Patriot is passionate about educating our future leaders as they continue to grow and learn with each new

project opportunity.

Tool Gauge Tilt Walls Complete

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WA Patriot has finished tilting walls for the Tool Gauge Expansion project! Each of the 55 walls went up between Tuesday and Friday of last week. WA Patriot wants to thank all of the Tool Gauge Project team members who helped us reach this milestone!

WA Patriot Completes the MIT Veterans Memorial Park, Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Veterans Day

The Muckleshoot Indian Tribe held their ribbon cutting ceremony for the Veterans Memorial Park and Plaza this past Veterans Day. The Memorial, constructed by WA Patriot and designed by Nakano Associates, features a winding path and dry stream that meander through the site and converge at the Veteran’s Memorial Wall, where a 25’ long by 4’ tall eagle is highlighted.

WA Patriot is honored to have worked with MIT and their Veterans committee to be a part of this memorial that recognizes the service and sacrifice the soldiers and their families have made.

Point Fosdick Antique Airplane Hangar

WA Patriot completed tenant improvements to the Point Fosdick Antique Airplane Hangar early in September 2018. The hangar is a type of living museum that features a collection of antique airplanes, motorcycles, and cars. It will offer guided tours or free walking tours, community events, public speakers and aviation movies. The Hangar will also be available to rent for wedding receptions and other private events.

The owners of the museum hope to inspire young people to become pilots and mechanics, and their vision is that the community will come to the hangar to watch the planes fly and learn more about the history of aviation.

WA Patriot Completes Barker Creek Community School for Central Kitsap School District

WA Patriot was proud to work with Central Kitsap School District and Rice Fergus Miller Architects on the much anticipated Barker Creek Community School project. The school offers an alternative/community learning environment, consolidating CKSD’s alternative schools into one location. The project transformed a business center into an educational facility which involved improvements of approximately 30,000 SF of a 60,000 SF building. The new space provides classroom, workstations, and administrative space for the Central Kitsap School District.

Construction to Begin in May on Design-Build NRB Garage Repairs

WA Patriot and design team members Trinity ERD, Western States Fire Protection, AHBL, and BOE architects pllc, are in the final phase of design on the Design-Build NRB Parking Garage Fire Suppression System Replacement project for the Department of Enterprise Services. The NRB (Natural Resources Building) parking garage project replaces the overhead fire suppression system and the failing sealant product on surfaces that are exposed to the weather. Construction activities are scheduled to begin mid-May, with project completion by November 1, 2017.  Read more…