Having completed work in over 120 Academic Facilities throughout Connecticut in over four decades, LaRosa Building Group is the Contractor of choice for Academic and Institutional Projects.
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Special care and expertise must be applied to the rehabilitation of historic structures when encountering antiquated and potentially hazardous building materials and bringing the structure up to current building standards without compromising its integrity. LaRosa has successfully completed projects where either the building was listed on State and/or National Historic Registers, or the project was within a historic district.
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Bradley Airport Federal Inspection Station + Arrivals Terminal (FIS)
Windsor Locks, CT
Fire Rescue Station No. 1 was constructed at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT. The design and materials used were in strict compliance with CT-DOT specifications and the unique requirements of fire fighting and rescue at a major airport.
The facility is 20,000 sq, ft. comprising (3) drive-thru high-bays for apparatus, and two stories containing equipment support, offices, training, and living facilities.
The structure is supported by a structural steel frame, and enclosed by a concrete block exterior. The roof is an EPDM membrane. In addition to all the equipment routinely required for fire stations, this facility provides a 10,000 gallon water reservoir and pump for rapid recharging of trucks. A full foam fire-fighting system is also provided.