The GCIA assisted in the financing of the following projects:
Solid Waste Complex – GCIA is the operator of the county’s landfill. As such we construct new cells every 2 ½ to 5 years as well as associated construction related to regulated closeout of filled cells. (Ongoing – facility design life to 2031)
Access Road and Bridge
The construction of an access roadway from Paradise Road to Industrial Drive approximately 3,755 feet in length and is 40 feet in width (two 12 ft. lanes and two 8 ft. shoulders), the construction of two storm water management ponds, overhead highway lighting and conduit lines for traffic signals, aerial and underground utilities. The construction is a bridge over Mantua Creek. The bridge is a three span steel plate girder bridge supported by reinforced concrete piers with pile foundations and pile supported abutments. Bridge is prepared and ready for Port opening.
Import Fill and Select Utilities
The importation, placement and grading of earth fill. The installation of select electrical, sanitary and storm drainage utilities. Also the demolition of miscellaneous existing structures, roadway restoration and parking lot pavement reconstruction. Remaining work, The removal of Atlantic City Electric Companies overhead electrical equipment, Cuts and Fills (earth) focusing on the proposed Rail Corridor Alignment, Storm Sewer Pipe Installation in specified area’s .
Modified Wharf Phase I
Constructing a pile supported concrete wharf that is located offshore of the Delaware River Bank. The Wharf infrastructure is approximately 850 feet long and 125 feet wide. The project also includes construction of a pile supported concrete access apron and pile supported concrete rail trestle. The wharf includes fenders, bollards, ladders and other miscellaneous equipment for the berthing of ocean going vessels.
Woodland Habitat Mitigation
Reforestation of two plots of land that total 12.7 acres, this project mitigates the unavoidable loss of woodland habitat at the Paulsboro Marine Terminal. In total upwards of 250 large and small caliper trees and 260 understory trees and shrubs will be planted. This initiative is a condition of the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection and the US Army Corps of Engineers. At this time Phase 1 & 2 has been completed.
Installing Potable water service from the Paulsboro water tower through Paulsboro to the terminal and the main fire loop through the terminal including fire hydrants. The installation of a sound wall, terminal fencing, a paved main terminal access road, a wharf storm water treatment system, the terminal sanitary pump station, an electrical substation and high mast lights as well as a guard station for the terminal entrance. Final design is expected to be complete for bidding in the 1st quarter of 2016.
Stage 1 Rail
All Rail Track in the terminal and associated elements including the grade crossing, a compressed air station, camera bridge, underground utilities, RTG runways and access to Mantua Creek for Fire trucks. An average of 12” of gravel will be placed across the site. Additional demolition will also be done.
Rowan College of Business (RCOB)
The RCOB project consist of a new, four story building, 97,000 square foot, L-shaped academic facility consisting of steel framing with concrete floor decks, glass curtain wall and masonry building enclosure elements. The building is located on the campus of Rowan College Rt. 322 Glassboro NJ. The facility will include lecture halls, classrooms, seminar rooms, distance learning facilities, computer labs, study areas, a financial trading room. Breakout rooms, student business hatchery spaces, a student lounge and other spaces will be designed to support project-based learning and collaboration. In addition, there will be dedicated MBA classrooms and collaborative spaces. The building will house a Center for Students Professional Development and a Center for International Business. In addition, the facility will feature spaces dedicated for outreach to the business community, including a South Jersey Business Center with executive training classrooms. At present the project has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget. The building is fully operational and has been handed over to Rowan College.
Rowan College of Engineering Addition Project (RCOE)
The Project consists of the construction of an addition to the existing Rowan Hall Engineering building. It will be an approximately 90,000 square foot building and will include wet and dry laboratory spaces, meeting rooms, conference rooms, classrooms, faculty and staff offices, research lab spaces, and spaces specially geared toward supporting Science Technology Engineering & Math, (STEM) related academic programs, This facility expansion project will represent the development of a new Engineering campus programs. This facility expansion project will represent the development of a new Engineering campus within the Glassboro campus. This project will also include the renovation of an existing roadway in front of the building and will include the paving of a gravel lot across the street from the existing Rowan Hall building. The design at present rises to 3 stories in height. No basement is anticipated, and underground parking will not be considered due to concerns over potential extraordinary cost, wetlands and relatively high water table in the area. A need for realignment of the roadway in front of the building is being considered to allow for a greater building footprint. At this time the project has been completed ahead of schedule and under budget. The building is fully operational and has been handed over to Rowan College.
GCIT & GCC Solar Project – Creation of solar field at the college and a roof mounted array at the technical high school. The construction oversight services are the easiest part of this project for us. We were responsible for the study, procurement and negotiation of a Power Purchase Agreement on behalf of both schools which will make the arrays and thus long term energy savings possible for both schools.
Repaupo Floodgate & Levee Reconstruction Phase I & Phase II – $12.5m reconstruction of a pre-World War I tide gate structure as well as re-armoring and reconstructing 3,400 feet of adjacent levee to meet the 100 year storm event. Done to Army Corps of Engineering specifications.
AHU Replacements – Replaced AHU at Administration building at Budd Blvd. – Mullica Hill Public Library heat pump replacement – Gloucester County Weld Shop Gas Heater installation. $500,000
DREAM Park Riding Trails – Public – Private partnership with a soil recycling facility to create approximately 130 acres of riding trails and Public Park over the balance of the DREAM Park site. The project also incorporated environmental remediation offsets for construction at the port and levee projects.
Logan Township Dog Park – The Dog Park has a water fountain, 2 gazebos, 4 dog waste stations, and 8 benches (6 from Logan and 2 benches from GCIT). The 2.5 acre area on the corner of High Hill and Birch Creek Roads in Logan Township features a Small Dog Park for dogs less than 25 pounds that is .5 acres; and a Large Dog Park that is one acre.
Paulsboro Port Access Road & Bridge – $23m bridge over the Mantua Creek to support port operations and divert truck traffic coming off Interstate 295 directly through an industrial area & away from residential areas.
Shady Lane Nursing Home/Child Development – Installation of Security Cameras and recording systems. $10,000
Dream Park Groundwater production wells – Groundwater production wells installed for the purpose of irrigation of pastures.
Dream Park RV Support Building – Facility building including bathrooms and showers for shows held throughout the year.
Dream Park Riding Arena and Covered Walkway – additional indoor arena for shows, warm-ups, and a practice area. $621,000
Block Grant Projects – Energy upgrades to county buildings consisting of lighting change outs, heating and air conditioning replacements and upgrades to present HVAC systems. $1.9M
Shady Lane Park – Light duty Vehicle Bridge, trails and parking lot. $872,000
Old Shady Lane Boiler Replacement – Removed and replaced entire boiler system for 55,000 square foot building. $332,000
Shady Lane Parking lot Expansion and Storm water system – Parking lot was expanded to accommodate additional parking spaces for additional county personnel and to improve run off of water. $856,000
Gloucester County Maintenance Complex Vehicle/Equipment wash – to clean vehicles and equipment for better operations and to keep the area clean of mud and debris.
Gloucester County Solid Waste Scale House – helps have a better accurate weight of materials being brought into the complex.
Gloucester County Solid Waste Wheel Wash and Pitman Golf Course Wheel Wash
New Shady Lane Firewall installation. $132,700
Paulsboro Marine Terminal – $175m deep water port being developed along the Delaware River as a turnkey project on behalf of the South Jersey Port Corp. Project involved remediation and redevelopment of 2 industrial sites under NJ DEP supervision. Design to Completion.
County Courthouse – Approximately $100m civil court building which included adjacent 3 story parking garage & retail space.
Old Shady Lane Re-Hab. – Old Shady Lane converted into office complex to house various County Service Departments.
Shady Lane Generator & Laundry Maintenance Building, $2,460,000
Gloucester County Dream Park
The Gloucester County DREAM Park is located on Rt. 130 South along the Delaware River and Raccoon Creek in Logan Township, New Jersey. The facility features a temperature controlled indoor arena with bleacher seating for 600 spectators, and a separate area for auctions, exhibits, or off season instructional clinics. The building has restrooms and a concession area. The facility also has two barns to accommodate 238 horses, five outdoor rings, one which has state-of-the-art lighting for night events, and designated parking for trailers and RV’s. The DREAM Park also has 44 resident stables with three private warm up and exercise rings.
Bankbridge Development Center
Bankbridge Development Center, which will be operated by the Gloucester
County Special Services School District, will serve up to 200 multiply
disabled students with a focus on Autism from pre-school age to age 21.
The 52,016 square foot school will have 20 classrooms and is being built
on the campus of Gloucester County College. The new autism school will
maximize classroom design to specifically address issues as specialized
lighting, textures and bathroom accessibility so that difficulties
related to the disorder are minimized and the learning environment is
Shady Lane Nursing Home/Childcare – The new facility, financed by the GCIA, $11.8m modern long term care, 60 bed facility as well as connected childcare facility licensed 175 children infants through kindergarten.
Shepard’s Farm Senior Housing – is a 75 unit senior housing complex located in West Deptford. It provides one bedroom dwelling units for low-income elderly families. Shepard’s Farm Senior Housing at West Deptford, Inc. is faith-based coalition. The coalition is comprised of The Diocese of Camden, Saint Paul’s Methodist Church, Thorofare, and Saint James A.M.E. Church, Thorofare. The Housing Authority of Gloucester County managed the project. A Congregate Services Program is available to the residents of Shepard’s Farm. $935,000
Hunter Street Parking Area -was designed to provide additional parking for visitors to the Justice Complex and to the City of Woodbury. The goal was to develop an area that would provide as many parking spaces as possible while at the same time creating a safe, landscaped parking area. $259,000
Pitman Golf Course Clubhouse- began mid July 2002. The new clubhouse allows expansion of services offered to the public. The two-level building houses cart storage, kitchen storage, lockers rooms and an indoor swing training room on the lower level and offices, a kitchen and the pro shop on the upper level. An outdoor deck overlooks the course.$3,200,000
Security enhancements for the Gloucester County Jail for the Gloucester County Jail enhancements consist of modernization of electronic controls, door hardware, camera monitoring system update and intercom system creating a safe environment for visitors using the facility.
RiverWinds Golf Club sits on 88 acres of land in West Deptford, New Jersey, and will include the following: 18 hole championship course, state of the art clubhouse, indoor tennis facility, outdoor tennis facility, miniature golf complex, driving range, three-hole learning center and a custard/water ice stand.
The Friends School of Mullica Hill, a non-profit organization received tax-exempt bond financing through the GCIA to build added classrooms, music instruction rooms, and a large library. By using the GCIA, the Friends School of Mullica Hill saved over $1.5 million in financing costs over the term of the bond.
The Second Baptist Church on the corner of Swedesboro Avenue and Pine Street recently completed the biggest sanctuary in Paulsboro and renovated its old building as a community development center. It hopes to begin a welfare-to-work training program for single parents in Gloucester and Salem Counties, a day-care program for children and the elderly and possibly an alternative high school for troubled teens.
Gloucester County Family Courts Building, Woodbury
Justice Complex Parking Lot, Woodbury
Electric Mobility, Mantua, New Jersey
Electric Mobility, Mantua, New Jersey
The Logan Library, Logan Township
The Gloucester County Board of Social Services, Washington Township
Gloucester County Library, Mullica Hill, New Jersey
The Special Services School District Office, Washington Township
Justice Complex, Woodbury
The Gloucester County Resource Recovery System, West Deptford