Wharton-Smith Celebrates Grand Opening of Osceola County’s Fire Station 62 & 65th Infantry Veterans Park

Sanford, FL – April 11, 2018 marked the official dedication and grand opening of Osceola County’s newest public safety facility, Fire Rescue Station 62  located within the Buenaventura Lakes community.

Osceola County District 2 Commissioner Viviana Janer and Fire Chief Robert Sorensen welcomed the crowd gathered within the station’s four-truck bay and led the ceremonial ‘uncoupling’ using the station’s new fire hose to welcome Station 62.

The event also marked a special dedication and unveiling of a bronze plaque representing an oversized replica of the Congressional Gold Medal awarded by President Obama to the men of the 65th Infantry…

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Wharton-Smith Jupiter Team at Miramar East Water Treatment Plant Reaches Milestone

Jupiter, FL – On March 27, 2018, team members at the Miramar East Water Treatment Plant reached a milestone – placing the slab inside the Nanofiltration Building.  The team celebrated with a catered lunch from the Latin Cafe and a heartfelt thank you from Division Manager Gregory Williams and Superintendent Lee Pursley.

The $26.1 million project is a design-build effort with GAI Consultants to upgrade Miramar’s East Water Treatment Plant to a nanofiltration membrane water treatment facility. Nanofiltration is a membrane filtration-based method that uses nanometer sized through-pores that pass through the membrane. The team’s challenge is to retrofit the…

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Wharton-Smith Selected to Build Pascagoula High School Performing Arts Center

Gulfport, MS – April 4, 2018 – Wharton-Smith’s Gulf Coast Division was recently selected to build a new 44,000 square-foot, 775-seat performing arts center for the Pascagoula-Gautier School District. The new center will be located at Pascagoula High School and will provide opportunities for the school’s drama performances, speech and debate, band and choir concerts, as well as bringing in outside entertainment to the community.

“Wharton-Smith is excited to be part of such a historic landmark addition to the Pascagoula-Gautier School District and the entire Jackson County community,” remarked Darryl Harris, Gulfport Division Manager for Wharton-Smith.

The $14.7 million facility…

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Wharton-Smith Reaches Milestone on Smyrna Dunes Park Boardwalk Renovation Project

Sanford, FL – April 3, 2018 – The Smyrna Dunes Park Boardwalk Renovation project met an important milestone last week reaching 88% completion of the new two-mile elevated boardwalk that extends across 73 acres of land at the northern tip of the New Smyrna Beach peninsula. Team members from Wharton-Smith, Nature Bridges, DMC Engineers, Zev Cohen and Volusia County gathered to celebrate the achievement with a BBQ lunch catered by Four Rivers.

Smyrna Dunes Park is one of Volusia County’s most popular destinations providing unique opportunities for naturalists, ecologists, students, and visitors to see a wide variety of animals, birds,…

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