Engineering News

New Residential Building for I-195 Redevelopment Area in Providence

Rendering by ZDS Architecture Churchill and Banks teamed up with ZDS Architecture, DiPrete Engineering, and The Torrey Company to design and build a 60,000 square foot, five story multi-family building at 580 South Water Street in Providence. The building will include 69 residential units, 69 parking spaces, and luxury living conditions. DiPrete Engineering is providing site design, survey, and permitting through the City of Providence, RIDEM, CRMC and Narragansett Bay Commission. The site was a previous…
Kait Barnett
October 28, 2020
Engineering News

DiPrete Engineering’s New and Improved Regional Resources Tool

DiPrete Engineering recently updated its website’s Regional Resources tool. This innovative tool helps locate different planning, zoning, and permitting regulations in every town throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island as well as a growing list of towns in Connecticut and New Hampshire. The webpage also provides information collected from various government websites in a simple and user-friendly manner. The website’s navigation includes a Google maps application that displays the state the user is searching within along…
Kait Barnett
October 28, 2020
Engineering News

Q&A with Dave Russo, Solar Energy Expert

Q: How many solar sites has DiPrete Engineering worked on over the years? A: Solar is becoming increasingly more popular, and in the past few years our firm has worked on over 200 MW of solar projects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. Over 150 homes can be powered by just one MW and this means 200 MW could potentially power 30,000 homes. Continuing expansion of solar projects in both states will allow us to remain…
Kait Barnett
October 8, 2020
Engineering News

Seekonk’s New and Improved Animal Shelter

Construction of a new $1.6M animal shelter for the Town of Seekonk is complete. The new 2,500 square foot shelter is located at 100 Peck Street adjacent to the Town Hall. The shelter received an additional $300,000 from Save-a-Pet to help fund the project. The Town of Seekonk worked with Brewster Thornton Group Architects, Coletta Contracting Company, Inc., Odeh Engineers, Creative Environment Corp., and DiPrete Engineering to design and construct the new building. The new shelter provides Seekonk Animal Control with…
Kait Barnett
August 6, 2020
Engineering News

East Greenwich Planning Board Approves Plans for New 25-lot Subdivision

The East Greenwich Planning Board recently voted to approve a new subdivision at the end of Princess Pine Drive off Taggart Court. The 79-acre parcel which borders both West Greenwich and Exeter will be known as Highland Woods. The owner, GSA Properties, LLC, has teamed up with DiPrete Engineering and Blish & Cavanagh LLP to design and permit the subdivision. The plan calls for 25 new lots with five off-site deed-restricted affordable units to be…
Kait Barnett
August 6, 2020