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Aiken County Government Complex breaking ground...

posted Jan 25, 2013, 6:58 AM by Spencer Cashwell   [ updated Jan 25, 2013, 6:59 AM ]
Designed to accommodate more than 200 employees, the 134,700-sq/ft complex will house numerous departments and functions including Voter Registration, Emergency Operations Center, Magistrates Court, RMC, Planning and Development, Treasury, Finance, Tax Assessor, Information Technology, Records, Public Works and Engineering, County Administration, and County Council Offices and Chambers.

The formal groundbreaking ceremony was recently held onsite.  The event was attended by County and City Council members; County employees; the area’s legislative delegation, including U.S. Congressman Joe Wilson: the Aiken County Board of Education; and the Greater Aiken Chamber of Commerce board, among others.

Construction for the complex — currently valued at $28 million — commenced in August 2012 with site clearing and grading. Construction is scheduled for completion in February 2014.  

Architecture:    McMillan Pazdan Smith

Cranston Engineering (Civil) 
Britt Peters and Associates (Structural) 
ING Consulting Inc. (Mechanical & Fire Protection)
Electrical Design Consultants ( Electrical)

Contractor:  KBR Building Group