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Davis Campus Underground

Client: South Dakota Science and Technology Authority

Location:
Lead, SD
Completed:
June 2012
Architect:
Williams & Associates, Miler Dunwiddie Architecture
Engineer:
Skyline Engineering
Total Cost:
$8,100,000
Project Size:
30,000 square feet

Davis Campus Underground

Client: South Dakota Science and Technology Authority

The Davis Campus is a 30,000 square foot underground facility that includes 9,000 square feet of finished lab space 4,850 feet underground. This full laboratory includes 19,433 square feet of fully operational laboratory complete with 2 stories of concrete, plumbing, HVAC systems, ultra-high speed internet connections of about 1 gigabyte per second, and an ultra-clean transition area for experiments, and other necessary infrastructure. The Ainsworth-Benning crew used 29 tons of rebar; 525 cubic yards of concrete; 2000 cubic yards of fill material; 13,000 concrete blocks; 80,000 pounds of spiral ductwork; 75,000 pounds of rectangular ductwork; 7 miles of conduit; 30 miles of wire. Ainsworth-Benning Construction was selected as a national winner of the 2013 Alliant Build America Award, in the Building Under $10M New category for this project.

Community
Location
Lead, SD

Project Team

David Haught

Project Manager
years with AB

Kathy Luze

Project Manager Asst.
years with AB

Jim Heilman

Superintendent
years with AB

David Haught

Estimator
years with AB