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Municipal

Below is a sample of projects that we have built relating to Municipal Facilities.

West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for this new three story building. The facility includes joint administration building for the County and City of Brookings, South Dakota. The basement includes storage space, future growth space and mechanical space. The main electrical service is a 1000 amps, 480V/277, ...
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The Casper Fire Department built a new station to house part of its fleet. The new fire station is a 12,200 square foot, solid masonry structure. Three double-deep apparatus bays hold equipment and tools ready for action at all times. Special HVAC and electrical systems keep the bays comfortable and ...
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As part of the recovery from the flood of 2008, the City of Cedar Rapids investigated a location for its new City Hall. The City decided to purchase and renovate the former federal court house in the downtown area. The main district court room was refurbished for use as the ...
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West Plains Engineering provided the design for the mechanical and electrical systems for a 14,200 square foot public library in Independence, Iowa. The mechanical and electrical systems utilize many energy saving features. The facility is heated and cooled by a geothermal heat pump system. The lighting system uses high efficiency ...
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Downtown Laramie is the picture of Wyoming culture. The city’s identity stems from its origins as a railroad and cowboy town, but it also includes a vibrant progressive college community. In 2012, West Plains Engineering was asked to help with downtown revitalization efforts by improving lighting function and form throughout the popular corridor. The project consisted of the replacement ...
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The flooding of Cedar Rapids in June 2008 brought about some reorganization changes in the Linn County Courthouse, one of which prompted a brand new building dedicated for the Linn County Juvenile Courthouse. West Plains served on the design team to provide mechanical and electrical design services. The overall project ...
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The Linn County Sheriff’s Office suffered extensive damage during the flood. While approximately 40 percent of the building’s 54,500 square feet was directly affected by the flood water, another 10 percent was impacted because it was served by utilities located within the flooded areas. The flood recovery renovation project for the building ...
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West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical services to prepare plans and specifications for the water treatment plant upgrade and expansion in Rapid City, South Dakota. The work involved a complete renovation of all mechanical and electrical systems. The mechanical systems included hydronic heating with a new boiler and temperature ...
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West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services for the major addition and remodeling of the existing water treatment plant in Marshall, Minnesota. With the rapid growth of both the industrial and residential sectors within the city, the municipal utilities were forced to increase the capacity and the quality ...
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The City of Casper has embraced the local skateboarding community, providing them with a venue for practicing and showing off the tricks of their trade. The park is a combination of pre-cast and poured-on-site concrete, forming ramps, hips and banks surrounded by stairs, rails and a large, two-level pool. The ...
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West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical engineering services for this new fire station for the Onawa, Iowa Volunteer Fire Department. The station included the Chief’s office, meeting room, kitchen, activityr room, shop area and apparatus room. There is also extra storage and mechanical space in the mezzanine. The mechanical ...
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West Plains Engineering provided mechanical and electrical design services for a renovation project at LaCroix Hall in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. The mechanical portion of this project included replacing existing supply ductwork, supply diffusers, return grilles and exhaust grilles, incorporating fully ducted return and exhaust systems. WPE expanded the ...
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As part of federal ARRA stimulus money, West Plains Engineering was tasked to find ways to reduce energy and at the same time improve quality of lighting at the South Dakota State Capitol building. Lighting above the senate and house floors along with exterior flood lighting was determined as the ...
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