Removing an Eyesore
In November 2014, ARC crews launched a six-figure project that includes asbestos abatement, TSI removal, mold remediation and demolition inside a hotel that continues to host guests throughout the process. A shuttle train never stops running from the hotel interior directly to the airport. Renovation on this prominent hotel near the George Bush Intercontinental Airport includes work on 559 guest rooms and 40 meeting spaces in the seven-floor building. The project is slated for completion in mid to late 2015.
Likely the largest asbestos abatement project in the history of the state of Texas, ARC Abatement’s work on 1401 Elm Street in downtown Dallas began in August 2014. The building, Elm Place, is 52-stories and 1.3 million square feet. A challenging aspect of the project is the sheer volume of materials to be abated is approximately five million square feet of materials. ARC will have use of 12 of the 27 elevators that will still be operational to move the hazardous materials. The estimated completion date of this eight-figure contract is October 2015.
ARC is overseeing the 500K square foot, three-story Robinson Center asbestos abatement project, which totals in the high six-figure dollar amount. Our work preps the total renovation Little Rock Convention Center. The 76-year old municipal auditorium closed July 1, 2014 and is scheduled to re-open in Fall 2016. The Robinson has been home to some of the most famous performers and productions since it opened. Shows and performances include Elvis, Bob Hope, Eleanor Roosevelt, Willie Nelson and Mikhail Baryshnikov.
Hurricane Isaac hit the Gulf Coast in 2012, causing millions of dollars in storm damage. In March 2015, ARC launches a six-figure project at Lake Pontchartrain Elementary. The school building, which was home to prekindergarten through eighth-grade students, has been sealed since that storm. St. John the Baptist Parish School board contracted our crews to remediate mold across the 155K square foot campus, provide demolition services and deliver cleaned items, such as desks and file cabinets to teachers and students at their new building.