Dewey Renovations

Watertown, NY

Purcell Construction acted as the construction manager for the Collaborative Learning Center and Renovation of the Dewey Building at SUNY Jefferson. The Dewey Building, a 35,000 sf, three-story, building, was originally the library, liberal arts offices, and IT department. The ground floor of the building remains the IT department space, floors one and two were converted into a nursing education lab, a paramedic lab, five classrooms, faculty office suites and two student lounges.

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Bernier, Carr & Associates

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The new Clayton Branch of Watertown Savings Bank, featuring a two-story building with drive-through teller lanes, offices, and a conference room, after demolishing the old branch.

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Samaritan’s decision to partner with Purcell Construction and the Purcell-Lecesse joint venture turned out to be the right one. Through this partnership, the Purcell-Lecesse team was able to create a unique construction process that enabled the project to stay within extreme timelines and budget.