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Department of General Services, Division of Building Design and Construction

Mid-County Neighborhood Projects

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Animal Services and Adoption Center

This project provides for the design and construction of a new 45,100 square-foot Animal Shelter. This new shelter will replace the existing 15,737 square-foot shelter, which does not meet current operational needs.
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Dennis Avenue Health Center

The project provides for planning and design of a new building to replace the Dennis Avenue Health Center (DAHC), on the existing site adjoining the existing building located at 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Glenmont Fire Station

This project provides for an approximately 19,900 gross square foot fire station to replace the current fire station located at the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Randolph Road.
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Kensington (Aspen Hill) Fire Station

This project provides for an additional 13,443 square feet for increased office and administrative space, dormitory space, living and dining areas, two new apparatus bays and associated storage areas.
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Olney Library Renovation and Addition

Project is to renovate Olney Library and increase its size in order to:
  • Increase Children’s, Young Adult & Adult Areas
  • Lower shelving heights & widen aisles
  • Provide more casual seating, reading tables & carrels
  • Provide Group Study & Quiet Study Rooms
  • Improve access & use of Meeting Room
  • Improve access to book drop
  • Provide self check stations
  • Improve efficiency at Circulation Desk
  • Provide a single Information Desk to serve customers of all ages
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Ross Boddy Neighborhood Recreation Center

This project will encompass renovation, basic repairs, reconfiguration, and a modest expansion, to include the construction of a gymnasium and storage space, and site improvements including water and septic service and additional parking.
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Wheaton Library and Community Recreation Center

This combined facility would provide the community with a library and community recreation center that would be equivalent to comparable libraries and recreation centers with similar service needs throughout the rest of the county.
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Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad Relocation

The Wheaton Volunteer Rescue Squad (WVRS) is planning to relocate from its existing facility to a new two-story 29,000 gsf facility located at the corner of Georgia Avenue and Arcola Avenue.