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Penguin Exhibit & SAP Restrooms

El Paso, TX (El Paso Co.) 

Work will include:

Penguin Exhibit:
Scope of Work includes select demolition, infilling, and regrading of existing exhibits.
Construction of new Penguin Exhibit and Life Support System.
The design includes chilled fresh water systems for main pool, quarantine pool, and holding pool; acrylic viewing panels, rocky beach area with a peninsula that includes an underwater swim through area, nesting boxes, back of house area that includes office, quarantine pool, nursery pool, wet and dry storage, restroom, kitchen, and penguin holding.
The area will also include construction of a penguin encounter area with seating and wash down area for guests.
Life support building will include filtration and ozone system and a chiller for the exhibit water.
Construction also includes bleachers and shade canopies for guests, and shade for the exhibit.
New landscaping will be installed along with protection of existing trees and plants.
Installation of electrical, HVAC, mechanical, and IT systems also included in project.
Contractor will need to work closely with zoo staff, architect, city arborist, zoological society, and always have zoo animals’ quality of life as a priority during the project.

SAP Restrooms:
Scope of Work includes new restrooms for men/women/family.
A separate nursing room will be attached to the facilities.
Facilities will be air-conditioned spaces and will be constructed right next to the South American Pavilion (SAP) Exhibit.
All projects will include all necessary mobilization, demobilization, traffic control measures with approval from all necessary departments, storm-water best management practices and cleanup after inlet remediation.
The project shall comply with all applicable City codes and Ordinances and Capital Improvement Department Guidelines.

New space is approximately 1,849 sf & Existing space is approximately 1,217 sf.

 


CONSTRUCTION CATEGORIES BIDDING THIS PROJECT:

Architect – 1
Bidding General Contractor – 7
Civil Engineer – 1
Demolition – 1
Electrical Engineer – 1
Engineer – 1

PROJECT DOCUMENTS ON THIS PROJECT:

BLUEPRINTS
A-Exhibit – 13 sheets
A-Life Support Systems Building – 27 sheets
Architectural – 32 sheets
Civil – 12 sheets
Electrical – 13 sheets
General – 2 sheets
Landscape – 4 sheets
Mechanical – 5 sheets
Plumbing – 7 sheets
Restrooms – 26 sheets
Structural – 7 sheets

SPECIFICATIONS
25 Sections

ADDENDA
3 Reported

MEMOS
22 Reported


First Reported on Wednesday, June 2, 2021 – Last Updated 7/12/2021 9:09:58 AM

Project Information
PROJECT ID: 2021-3C4C
BID DATE/TIME: 7/14/2021
02:00pm MST
EST. COST: $3,750,378
SQ FOOTAGE: 3066
STATUS: Addenda Received
PROJECT TYPE: Additions / Renovations / Upgrade
CATEGORY: Entertainment / Theater / Sports
PUBLIC FUNDING: Yes
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VBX first reported in the Virtual Plan Room on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.
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