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Building Design and Construction

Judicial Center Annex

Funding/Expenditure Schedule: APPROVED

Project Team

Architect
AECOM Design
3101 Wilson BLVD, Suite 900
Arlington, VA 22201
Contractor
Tompkins Builders, Inc.
1110 Vermont Avenue, NW,
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20005
Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services
Team Leader
Rassa Davoodpour
(240) 777-6002
Project Manager
Randall Hawkins
(240) 777-6099

Night Work

If you have questions or concerns during the evening operations, please contact John Westbrook, Superintendent for Tompkins Builders, Inc., at (240) 515-9898 or Ray Steinmetz, Montgomery County Construction Representative, at (240) 672-5389.

For questions or concerns during the day please contact Randall Hawkins, Montgomery County Representative at (240) 777-6099 or Will Magness, Tompkins representative at (703) 906-0694.

Current Phase: Under Construction

Circuit Court Renovation

Terracotta Soldier on Display

The terracotta statue of a Chinese soldier is on permanent display in the Executive Office Building lobby. This statue is a gift from China to Montgomery County.

JCA Phase 1 and Phase 2 Construction Work

As construction on the Circuit Court Phase 1 and Phase 2 nears completion, other major capital improvements continue. Renovation of the first floor will be starting around April 15th. Other major construction activity has been the renovation of the plaza and traffic circle shared by the Executive Office Building and Circuit Court.

This project involves an addition to and renovation of the existing Judicial Center. The Judicial Center Annex is a six story building with one level underground parking and one level mechanical penthouse. The Annex provides ten additional courtrooms and administrative spaces. The renovation of the existing judicial center includes upgrading interior spaces, mechanical, electrical and plumbing upgrades. The project will be designed to comply with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines for LEED Silver (potentially Gold certification) which includes a green roof and roof mounted photovoltaic panels. The existing plaza and green spaces will be redesigned to invite public use of the space. The green space will include a water fountain, new trees, benches and a Memorial Walkway to receive the memorial plaques that will be relocated to allow for the construction of the Annex. Refer to the site plan image for the location of the Memorial Walkway.

The project consists of three phases. Phase one includes the existing Judicial Center HVAC renovation for floor 6-9 and the penthouse roof . Phase two includes the construction of the Annex and the phase three encompasses the interior renovation and upgrades of the remaining area of the existing Judicial Center.

Special Feature I - Project Animation

Special Feature II - Memorial Walkway

Circuit Court Interior Alteration

Phase 4 Renovations at License Department and Marriage Room

The work continues for the final phase of the first-floor renovation at what will become the new License Department and Marriage Room. Ductwork and electrical wiring has been installed and partitions are going up.

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

The work includes renovation of the Licensing Department and Marriage Room including lighting upgrades and new furniture. The information kiosk in the main lobby of the courthouse will also be upgraded with a new overhead canopy. Some construction will be done on the ramp at the second floor between the north and south towers involving regrading and refinishing the terrazzo flooring.

The License Office and Marriage Room have been moved temporarily to Room 2300 on the second floor. Some benches from the Marriage Room are being stored behind the lobby information kiosk.

The anticipated completion for this department is August 2017.

Please be aware of construction zones.

Helix Ramp Renovation

Phase 2 of the structural repairs of the Circuit Court Helix Ramp and Garage Drives continues. The North entrance at the Maryland Avenue / Plaza Level continues to be closed for access to the G1 garage. During concrete pours the entire ramp and front entrance to 50 Maryland Avenue may be closed to traffic for a few hours. This work which is scheduled to be completed in March 2018, will involve renovations to the structure of the Helix Ramp and garage including slabs, walls, reinforcing and some cosmetic work.

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

The Maryland Avenue G1 garage entrance continues to be closed. All G1 parkers must use the Monroe Street garage entrance. Terrace Level parking is closed weekdays between the hours of 6:30 PM to 5:00 AM and on weekends. The staff assigned to the terrace level can park on G1 from 5:00 PM to 2:00 AM on weekdays and on weekends.

An informative video has been posted for those who use this below grade parking with directions for entering and exiting the parking lot.

Broome Site Master Plan

Broome Site Master Plan

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