Munger Construction To Upgrade North Branford DPW Salt And Sander Garage

Sixth Munger Construction Project For North Branford Department Of Public Works
By: Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.
BRANFORD, Conn. - April 30, 2013 - PRLog -- Branford, CT; The Town of North Branford Department Of Public Works has selected Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc. to upgrade its salt and sander garage so that nine fully loaded trucks can be stored in a heated building and be ready to go when forecasted storms arrive.

Munger will build a 5,250 sq. ft. energy efficient Varco-Pruden pre-engineered steel building addition to the original 3,450 sq. ft. facility that Munger had erected in 2003 to enable truck bed mounted sand and salt spreaders to easily slip in and out of dump truck chassis from their overhead storage station.  A new 8-inch thick slab will be extended through the original building and support the entire facility's footprint. Radiant heat from hot water tubes embedded within the concrete will make the building energy efficient since the heat won't escape when the doors open.  Munger will upgrade the original building to have insulated walls and roof that meet energy codes.  The project will also include electrically operated, insulated overhead doors, and an exterior concrete apron with bollards to protect door edges.

"The original open air, 3-sided building created problems for us due to frozen sand and salt causing inefficiencies and frustrations as our drivers got started later and had to frequently stop during application to loosen their payloads", said Fran Merola, DPW Director". We expect time savings and efficiency improvements from starting jobs earlier and not having to deal with frozen sand and salt during application."

"This is the sixth time that we've been selected to do construction work for the North Branford DPW", said David DeMaio, Munger president.  "This Capital Region Council Region of Governments [CRCOG] project enabled Munger to follow the ezIQC® job order contracting process, a competitively-bid system for municipal and BOE construction-related services."

About The Town of North Branford Department Of Public Works

The Town of North Branford Department of Public Works is responsible for the maintenance and repair of roads and Town bridges. Additional duties include snow and ice removal, street sweeping, minor roadway reconstruction, storm drainage installation and maintenance, tree pruning and removal, brush control, paving, chip sealing and crack sealing and maintenance of Town vehicles and equipment. The Department also maintains Town and Board of Education properties, including athletic fields consisting of over 130 acres of Town property and 26 athletic playing fields.

About Pat Munger Construction Company, Inc.
Since 1968, Munger has delivered a great experience for industrial and commercial customers in Connecticut. Customers benefit from cost effective, aesthetically pleasing, energy efficient, and environmentally sound buildings that facilitate a relationship among people, technology and space. As turnkey general contractor we work in cooperation with architects, designers and end users in order to integrate the optimal technology from leading suppliers into well-designed new buildings, additions, repairs and remodeling.  Our value engineered solutions apply the best mix of pre-engineered steel, structural steel, wood and masonry with sustainable construction and “green” building practices.  Munger professionals embrace and maintain LEED AP credentials and other important certifications and proficiencies. Client operations remain in full swing with minimal disruption from site planning and construction through certificate of occupancy.  Proven by an array of successful projects, repeat customers, skilled and loyal people, Munger works to build lifetime relationships earned each day on each project.
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