New Building Progress
 
By President Curtis Lowrey
November 7, 2020
 

11/7/20:
Stone has been placed in the apparatus room for the new building. This upcoming week crews will install the floor drains. The concrete slab for the apparatus room will then be poured in place.

Septic drain fields have been installed. The entrance into the new property has been painted.

Work continues to progress on the remainder of the building.

Look forward to more updates next week.

11/4/20:
Crews from Z-Con are installing stone to prepare the apparatus room for the concrete slab pour.

Smith Mechanical has installed the majority of the underground plumbing into the other portion of the building.

Fogel’s Septic has completed the installation of the water line from the well into the building. Fogel’s is continuing to install the septic lines from the exterior of the building to the area where the septic tanks will be installed.

VanMar Associates is surveying and staking out the leader lines from the downspouts to the exterior of the building.

10/23/20:
Work continues on the new building. Interior plumbing continues to be installed, septic lines are being installed on the exterior of the building. Crews have also started installing the water line from the well into the building.

Concrete is being poured into the block foundations around the building.

Initial paving was started today for the new entrance and turn lane along Route 144.

10/20/20:
Crews continue making progress on the new building. Foundations have been poured for the other portion of the building. Masonry block work is underway.

Fogle's Septic has started excavating and placing septic piping from the building to the area where the septic tanks are to be installed next week.

10/10/20:
Over this past week a lot of progress has been made with the new building.

Crews have installed the underground foundation walls around the apparatus room.

Sanitary plumbing has been installed in the apparatus room.

Concrete footers have been excavated and poured around the operational portion of the building.

We will provide more updates next week.


10/7/20:
Here are some pictures of the work completed today for the new building.

Ceaderbrooke, Inc. has been busy installing block foundations around the apparatus room.

Smith Mechanical is working on the installation of underground sanitary drains in the apparatus room.

Z-Con has been excavating and installing rebar for concrete footers in the other portion of the new building. Z-Con is planning on pouring concrete for the footers this Friday.


10/6/20:
Work crews are taking advantage of the wonderful weather we are having this week.

Crews are busy preparing to lay block around the apparatus bay, excavating the second portion of the building and installing rebar for concrete footers, while electrical work is being completed with the new transformer.

Plumbers are installing sanitary lines throughout the apparatus bay.


10/2/20:
This week Z-Con, LLC has completed work for the apparatus bays. They have formed and poured all of the piers, and have set the anchor bolts along with the leveling plates.

Next week our masonry contractor, Ceaderbrooke INC. will begin installing concrete block foundations around the apparatus bays.

Z-Con, LLC will continue with excavation on footers for the other portion of the building.

Our plumbers, Smith Mechanical will be setting the trench drains in the apparatus bay along with roughing in the underground septic lines in the apparatus bays.

Fogle's Septic will begin the excavation for the drain fields, septic tanks, and grease traps.


9/25/20:
Crews continued working on foundations and footers this week. Next week concrete piers will be poured and anchor bolts installed to receive the building columns. Additional electrical conduit to the exterior of the building pad have also been installed.

BGE delivered the electrical transformer to the site this morning and it will be installed soon.

Septic tank and drain field excavation has been surveyed and staked out, and will be underway very soon.

Also tomorrow (09/26/20) is the Lisbon VFC Carryout Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Dinners are $10.00 per dinner. Meal includes Spaghetti (Plain, Meat, or Alfredo sauce), salad, and breadsticks.


9/17/20:
Z-Con LLC continues making progress on installing concrete footers for our new building.

M. T. Laney has delivered paving equipment to pave the turn lane and entrance.


9/16/20:
As of yesterday evening M. T. Laney crews have completed the new installation of base material for the turn lane and new entrance. Paving will be taking place soon.

This morning Z-Con LLC started the process of pouring concrete footers for the new building. Crews are also excavating the area for the concrete slab where the dumpster and fuel tank pad will be located to the rear of the new building.


9/12/20:
Crews are taking advantage of this rain free Saturday to continue working on the new building project.

M. T. Laney continues working on the turn lane for the new property to get it ready for paving this upcoming week.

Z-Con LLC has been busy working on the area where the new building slab will be located. They will be working on getting footers framed and installed next week.

Also tomorrow (Sunday) is the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company carry-out breakfast from 07:30 - 11:30 . Cost for each carry-out is $12.00. Come by and pick up breakfast!!


9/9/20:
M.T. Laney has been busy this week excavating and adding sub base material for the turn lane and new entrance. The entrance from the firehouse to where it meets the Route 144 SHA right of way has been excavated and sub base material rolled and compacted in preparation for paving. Crews continue excavating the turn lane and adding the sub base material. If the weather holds paving is planned for next week.

Crews from Z-Con LLC are on site this afternoon preparing to start digging and framing for concrete footers for the new building.

Over the past week we have been contacted by folks who do not live in our area but are interested in making a donation to the new building project. Checks can be made out to Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company and mailed to Lisbon VFC, PO Box 40, Lisbon, MD 21765.
In the memo section write “Building Fund”.


9/4/20:
The rainy weather over the past few days has slowed down work this week. However our contractors continue to make progress.

Crews from M.T. Laney continue working on grading for the turn lane and entrance into the new building.

The concrete pad for the electric transformer has been installed this week by Auer Electric.

Crews will be back to work on Tuesday. Hopefully the weather will cooperate next week.

From all of us at the Lisbon Volunteer Fire Company, please have a safe and happy Labor Day weekend!


8/28/20:
Crews from M.T. Laney have started the beginning stages of excavation for the turn lane and entrance for our new building.

They will continue with the excavating next week. Paving of the turn lane and entrance will take place after the excavating is completed.

You may notice next week crews from BGE on the job site. BGE will have crews on site to monitor the excavation along the roadway that is near the (Tuscarora Transmission Line) which is a 20” high pressure gas line that was installed along Route 144 around 1987.

During the roadway improvement portion of construction along Route 144 traffic will be reduced to one lane during times of work. Signage and flaggers will be in place for traffic control. This will be monitored by the Maryland State Highway Administration.

We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause you while traveling Route 144 during the time of construction.


8/21/20:
Auer Electric continues to make progress on the installation of the conduit for our new building. This upcoming week RLO Contractors along with M. T. Laney will begin installing the new entrance and turn lane along Route 144 into the new building site.

The septic system along with the Footers for the building slab are on schedule to be installed over the next few weeks.

We would like to thank everyone from our community and surrounding communities that have continued to support us with this project.