Project 4: Solid Waste Facility Relocation

Project Summary

The new facility is located on Hancock Industrial Road, located next to the Athens-Clarke County Materials Recycling Facility. The Project created facility structures and features to allow the consolidation of all Solid Waste Administration Staff and operations into a single facility location. The project included two buildings, one of approximately 5,000 square feet of administration space, and a second building of approximately 13,000 square feet providing crew space, tool and tire storage, vehicle maintenance, shop office, and warehouse type storage space.The facility  includes a wash facility for the trucks; Wash facility collects, cleans, and reuses the wash water.  The Project also included parking space for 60 personnel and visitor vehicles, and 38 solid waste collection vehicles and equipment.

The Athens-Clarke County SPLOST office provided full project management services including; coordination of design efforts between Solid Waste and designer; coordination and oversight of construction activities, and land acquisition oversight.

Key Project Statistics

  • Designer: Lindsay Pope and Brayfield
  • Contractor: Kevin Price General Contractors
  • Project Manager: Keith Sanders
  • Sponsor: Solid Waste
  • Original SPLOST Budget: $3,950,122
  • Amended Budget: $3,644,604
  • Total Cost: $3,644,604
  • Completion Date: January 2010
  • Certified LEED Gold