Prevot Design awarded for Anna P. Took Memorial Library
Prevot Design Services won the AIA Shreveport Honor Award at the Annual Design Awards Banquet for the design of the Anna P. Tooke Memorial Library in Koran, LA. Mark Prevot noted, "This is a great honor for our firm. We would like to thank Heather McEntee, the Bossier Parish Library Board, the Bossier Parish Police Jury and Administration, Beast Engineering, all of our consultants, Integrity, Inc., and all who had a role in creating this building." Projects were reviewed by a Jury of Architects from the North Alabama AIA Chapter. Three projects received awards out of all submissions. The Koran Library was the only "Honor Award."
Integrity, Inc. to Construct Anna P. Tooke Memorial Library in Koran for Bossier Parish Police Jury
The Bossier Parish Police Jury awarded Integrity, Inc. a $1,715,000 contract for construction of a new public library in Koran. The project includes construction of a 4,000 square foot library facility and 21,000 square feet of concrete paving. The unique facility envisioned by Prevot Design Services will be a beautiful addition to the area. Construction on the 300-day project is expected to begin in February of 2014.
First Baptist Church of Logansport Awards Integrity, Inc. Construction Contract
Fire ravaged First Baptist Church of Logansport, but it could not take away the congregation’s commitment to its mission or desire to rebuild. The Church awarded Integrity, Inc. a $2.6 million contract to build a new 18,000 square foot facility and 19,000 square feet of concrete paving. The new building will house a sanctuary and classroom space. Construction began in spring of 2013 and is expected to be completed in spring of 2014.
Architectural Glass Erectors to Begin Work on WK Proton Therapy Center in Shreveport
Radiation oncologists and medical physicists at the Willis-Knighton Cancer Center in Shreveport eagerly anticipate the opening of the Proton Therapy Center now under construction. The addition of this technology will make Willis Knighton one of a small number of cancer centers offering patients this advanced and extremely precise form of radiation therapy. Architectural Glass Erectors (AGE), a division of Integrity, Inc., will be responsible for installation of the glass curtain wall, storefront and automatic entrances at the new multi-story center.
Sorrells Family Selects Integrity, Inc. for Custom Shreveport Residential Enhancement Project
When Dr. Donald and Mrs. Kelli Sorrells decided to begin work on a complex residential enhancement project for their stately home built in the 1930’s, they knew that it would require the right contractor to deliver envisioned results. The couple chose Integrity, Inc. to complete a series of home and backyard construction projects.
The scope of work included building a new swimming pool, a pool house, a three car garage and a new concrete driveway to the garage. A large, custom, precast block retaining wall was also constructed around the pool to address the steep drop off at the back of the house.
A second story addition featuring a new master closet and reading room was added to the existing home using materials that matched the original structure to maintain a seamless look. The house was also connected to the garage with a breezeway, and a 250 square foot deck was added to the back of the house. The end result was nothing short of magical.
AGE to Begin Work at BPCC's Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology
Benteler Steel has partnered with Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) to create the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Technology. The training center at BPCC will initially address the instructional needs of Benteler employees. Ultimately, as the Center grows, it will provide training services for other manufacturers in the region. Construction on this exciting community project is underway with a completion goal of May 2014. Architectural Glass Erectors (AGE) will install the automatic entrances, curtain wall and storefront systems for this workforce development project.
Architectural Glass Erectors Completes Work on Multiple Projects
Architectural Glass Erectors (AGE) recently completed several major local projects including installation of storefront, windows and automatic entrances at the Hilton Garden Inn/Homewood Suites in Bossier City; a serpentine canopy and all glass handrail system for the BHP Billiton/Petrohawk Energy Office Complex in Shreveport; an extensive storefront system and curtain wall for the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Shreveport; and historical match aluminum windows at the GT Bishop Building in Downtown Shreveport, which is now home to Prevot Design Services and 601 Spring Event Center.
Integrity, Inc. Completes Hickory Ridge Pump Station Project for City of Bossier City
Three electric water pumps and 300 linear feet of concrete paved ditches were installed by Integrity, Inc. for the City of Bossier City. The Hickory Ridge Pump Station flood mitigation project will reduce the potential for flooding for residents by pumping water out of area ditches and into the Flat River.
Architectural Glass Erectors Glazes Schools
To address rapid growth across Bossier Parish, voters approved a $210 million bond referendum in April 2012 to build new schools and improve existing facilities. Architectural Glass Erectors (AGE) recently installed storefront and entrance systems at W.T. Lewis Elementary in Bossier Parish. AGE will also be responsible for glass installation at Kingston Elementary in Bossier Parish in 2014.
Mark Walker Joins Integrity, Inc. Staff
Mark Walker has joined the Integrity, Inc. team as Estimator / Project Coordinator. He has 30 years of construction experience working with area companies and a strong background in pre-engineered buildings. Walker is a native of the region and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction from the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM).
Print Facility Constructed for Ability Printing, a division of LA Association for the Blind
Integrity, Inc. has completed construction on a $3,255,000 Print Facility for the Louisiana Association for the Blind. The Claiborne Avenue facility houses Shreveport-Bossier City's newest print shop, showcasing the latest in digital printing technology. Every press and bindery purchase made from Ability Printing will help them to directly employ people who are blind and will contribute to their efforts in rehabilitating people with visual disabilities.
The 29,000 square foot building designed by McNew Architecture required extensive foundation work, including many drilled concrete piers. A post-tensioned slab was provided for the pre-engineered metal building. In addition to ample production space, the building also includes a two-story office area with elevator. Concrete paving was constructed around the building, tying into existing streets and new loading docks.
Integrity, Inc. Awarded Kimray Distribution Center Construction
Kimray, Inc. is a world class manufacturer of control equipment used extensively in oil and gas production in North America and around the globe. Kimray's line of products is used to control vessel and lead line temperatures, liquid levels inside pressurized vessels, pressure drops, and liquid and gas flow. Kimray manufactures its products in Oklahoma City, OK.
Integrity, Inc. will construct Kimray a new Sales and Service Distribution Center on Grimmett Drive in Shreveport, LA. The new facility is scheduled to be operational in late 2012.
Armed Forces Reserve Center to be Constructed at Camp Minden
Walton Construction - a CORE Company has selected Architectural Glass Erectors (AGE), a division of Integrity, Inc., to serve as a key subcontractor on Camp Minden's new $19 million Armed Forces Reserve Center, which is the first LANG AFRC in north Louisiana. AGE will provide and install the entire Glass and Glazing scope of work, including aluminum framed fixed windows, entrances, and a curtain wall system.
YKK AP and Oldcastle Glass will be primary material suppliers. The two-story, 90,000 square foot facility was designed by Alliance, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of KSA Engineers, Inc.
Integrity, Inc. Awarded T-Hangar Building for the C. E. “Rusty” Williams Airport
The DeSoto Parish Police Jury has awarded Integrity, Inc. a construction contract for a new T-Hangar Building at its airport in Grand Cane, LA. The new facility will be just under 16,000 square feet in size and capable of housing up to 11 private aircraft. The building will be equipped with a restroom and acclimated pilots’ lounge. Located in the heart of Haynesville Shale country, the hangar is expected to be 100% leased immediately upon completion.
Integrity, Inc. Awarded Energy Transfer Regional Office Facility Construction Project
ETC Interstate Procurement Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, LLC, has awarded Integrity, Inc. the construction contract for a Regional Office Facility to include shop and administration areas at a new location on Viewpoint Road just north of Taylortown in South Bossier Parish. Coyle Engineering Co., Inc. will serve as Project Architect.
The contract calls for construction of a roughly 10,000 square foot building on approximately eight acres. The fenced site also includes a pipe storage yard, access road and on-site parking.
Integrity, Inc. Receives Better Business Bureau 2010 Torch Award
Integrity, Inc. was recognized at the Better Business Bureau's 6th Annual Torch Award Luncheon held to acknowledge the contributions of 20 businesses in the Shreveport-Bossier area. The company was honored as a nominee in the Small Business Category and was awarded a plaque in recognition of Integrity Inc.'s "Outstanding Commitment to Promoting Trust in the Marketplace."
Integrity, Inc. Receives EPA Lead-Safe Certification
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded Lead-Safe Certification to Integrity, Inc. This certification allows the company to conduct renovation, repairs and painting activities in target housing and child-occupied facilities as outlined by the EPA.
Integrity, Inc. Awarded Louisiana Association for the Blind Construction Project
Louisiana Association for the Blind has awarded Integrity, Inc. the contract for reconstruction of its location at 1104 Hawn Avenue in Shreveport. Mcnew Architecture will serve as Project Architect.
The contract includes reconstruction of its existing 9,405 square foot facility as well as constructing an additional 4,949 square feet. When finished, the new pre-engineered metal building will have fresh office space and a manufacturing area.
Architectural Glass Erectors Awarded Multiple Jobs at Camp Minden
A combination of state and federal funds will ensure that Camp Minden, located in northwest Louisiana, will continue to serve as a major training facility for U.S. soldiers. In September, 2008, officers at Camp Minden learned that the training facility had secured $23.8 million of federal funding and $4 million from the state’s Rapid Response Fund, which will assist with the construction of new facilities for the Regional Training Institute, RTI.
The long-term goal of the new RTI facilities to be built at Camp Minden is to serve the National Guard as a premier Regional Training Institute…a center of excellence for military training. Several new buildings are currently under construction. Architectural Glass Erectors Division is now under contract to provide blast mitigating glazing services for three different General Contractors on four separate buildings. The work will be on-going into 2011.
Legacy Elementary Classroom Wing Addition Opens to Students
Integrity, Inc. has completed the construction of a new Legacy Elementary Classroom Wing Addition (Project #10-20A) at 4830 Swan Lake Road in Bossier City. The Newman Marchive Partnership served as Project Architect.
This Bossier Parish School Board project included construction of a 10,321 square foot classroom wing addition to the two-year-old building. The new wing mirrors existing construction which features light gauge metal framing walls, metal roof trusses, SIPS panels, and a shingle roof.
Congratulations on the opening of your new wing Legacy students!
Integrity, Inc. Completes New Home Federal Bank Branch
Integrity, Inc. has completed the construction of a new Home Federal Bank Branch at 2555 Viking Drive in Bossier City. Alliance, Inc. served as Project Architects.
The contract included construction of a 1960 square foot modular bank building, completing onsite exterior finishes, concrete foundation work, and parking lot construction. The new branch opened to the public in December.
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