BRIDGMAN, Mich., Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Austin Company (www.theaustin.com) was selected by American Electric Power (AEP) to complete the construction of AEP's new North Access Building and Technical Support Center at their Donald C. Cook Nuclear Generating Plant in Bridgman, Michigan.
At completion, the new North Access Building and Technical Support Center will act as the main communication and security processing center for anyone needing access to site, including over 2,000 contractors and employees during its scheduled fall 2017 refueling. Austin partnered with Mead & White, a leading electrical contractor in the region, for the project.
"We are proud to work with AEP on this important project and to play our small part in helping power the daily lives of so many Americans," says Brandon Davis, General Manager and Vice President of Operations with The Austin Company. "Austin's commitment to designing and constructing nuclear support facilities has been consistent and our continued success on these projects is a testament to our team's understanding of the unique requirements of these facilities."
Austin has successfully delivered five assignments for AEP over the past four years.
About The Austin Company
The Austin Company offers a comprehensive in-house portfolio of services, including planning, architectural design, engineering, design-build, construction management, and construction, as well as site location and operations improvement consulting for commercial and industrial companies throughout North America, Europe and Asia.
Founded in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1878, Austin's headquarters remain in Cleveland, with additional offices in Irvine, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Kalamazoo, Michigan; and St. Louis, Missouri; in addition to Mexico City and Leon, Mexico. Austin became a part of Kajima USA in 2005 and is a proud member of the Kajima family of companies worldwide. Kajima Corporation is a leading and top ranked, global design and construction organization. Learn more at www.theaustin.com.
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SOURCE The Austin Company