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Substantial Completion Achieved at $13 Million CT DOT Milford Repair and Maintenance Facility

Rizzo Corporation achieved Substantial Completion on June 28th 2017 for our CTDOT Milford Repair and Maintenance Facility project. The project, constructed in two phases, consisted of over 43,000 square feet of new and renovated construction. Work included the construction and renovation of 11 repair bays, repair weld shop, 8 electrical bays, electrical repair shop, 15 maintenance bays, new stock room and office/support areas.  Construction value is over $13 million.

State of the Art Robotics at the NHRY’s Central Distribution Warehouse

Rizzo Corporation is currently the General Contractor on the New Haven Rail Yard’s Central Distribution Warehouse. Beginning in 2015 and wrapping up this year in 2017, the $21.9 Million project is a unique coordination effort between the MetroNorth and the CT Department of Transportation.

Currently in its final phase of construction, completion is anticipation in late 2017.

This project includes construction of a new central warehouse required for the overall New Haven Line to serve as the main distribution point for stores material for the storerooms contained within the individual shops, as well as for major components of the M-8 cars.

This 10-story, 11,000 sq. ft. warehouse utilizes a high density automatic storage and retrieval system (ASRS) located directly adjacent to the Component Change Out Shop. The state-of-the-art warehouse has space for 1800 separate pieces of replacement equipment to be stored and then fetched by robotic cranes.

The Metro North improvements are part of an overall $2.8 billion investment in transportation.

Milford Maintenance Facility Taking Shape

The renovations and additions to the state Department of Transportation Maintenance and repair facility in Milford is an $11.4 million construction contract for the existing facility on Banner Drive in Milford.

The work consists of demolishing the office, bays and stockroom spaces and renovating or constructing 11 repair bays, 1 repair weld shop, 8 electrical bays, one electrical repair shop and 15 maintenance bays. Work also includes building new offices and a new stockroom, plus support space for the mechanical, sprinkler, electrical, communications and brine equipment rooms.

Site work includes excavating and grading to accommodate the new addition, removing and disposing of existing pavement, demolition and disposal of the existing facility and fuel island, improving the grade for storm runoff, installing new utilities, new pavement, a new fuel island, a new repair facility building, curbing, fencing and lighting.

Steel Flying High at Rocky Hill DOT Facility

Workers are erecting steel at the DOT’s newest maintenance facility in Rocky Hill. The state Department of Transportation maintenance and repair facility, designed to be 80,000-square-feet in 2017, is located at the center of the state. It will be used to repair, paint, sand, upgrade and lubricate the state DOT’s fleet of maintenance vehicles. The $31 million building includes a sanding and painting bay, 12 service bays, a storage area, offices, two lubrication bays and a machine shop.

The project is scheduled for completion in May 2017, and workers are now erecting the steel beams.

Foundations Taking Shape at $31 Million Rocky Hill DOT Maintenance Facility

The state Department of Transportation maintenance and repair facility is rising from the ground in Rocky Hill.


The 80,000-square-foot facility, located at the center of the state, will be used to maintain and upgrade transportation equipment. The $31 million building includes a sanding and painting bay, 12 service bays, a storage area, offices, two lubrication bays and a machine shop.


The project is scheduled for completion in May 2017, and workers are completing the foundations.