Engineering News

BankNewport Opens First Johnston Branch

BankNewport, a Rhode Island-based savings bank offering mortgage and business lending services, has opened its newest location in Johnston. The bank teamed up with Paramount Partners, DiPrete Engineering, Brown Lindquist Fenuccio & Raber Architects, and Cape Architects to convert a formerly vacant site into its new 1,100 square foot bank. Located on half an acre at the corner of Hartford and Atwood Avenue, this is the town’s first BankNewport branch to open. The new bank…
Kait Barnett
February 4, 2020
Engineering News

Ground Broken on Largest Community Solar Project in Rhode Island

Nautilus Solar Energy and TurningPoint Energy recently broke ground on Rhode Island’s largest community solar project, King community solar. Due to groundwater contamination from an adjacent superfund site, the 200-acre site located in North Smithfield, was not optimal for residential or commercial use, making it an ideal location for a new 12.44-megawatt community solar farm. Community solar, also known as shared solar, allows electricity customers to buy power from a single renewable energy project. Instead…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019
Engineering News

New Fire Station for Waltham

Rendering by CDR Maguire The renovation and construction of an updated Moody Street Fire Station in Waltham, MA is moving along smoothly. The City recently approved to fund the $10 million project, beginning with the demolition of the Young Building on the corner of Moody and Maple, to make way for an addition to the current facility. The Moody Street Fire Station is a historic station built in 1890 when firefighters used horse-drawn carts. The…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019
Engineering News

DiPrete Welcomes Newest Team Members

  Left to right: Nicole Pattie, Nick Kelling, Kelli Russo, Cindy Do, Brenna Guay, Alex McBrien, and Jenna Shea DiPrete Engineering would like to welcome its seven newest team members: Alex McBrien, Civil Engineer; Brenna Guay, Civil Engineer; Cindy Do, Civil Engineer; Jenna Shea, Civil Engineer; Kelli Russo, Designer; Nick Kelling, Civil Engineer; and Nicole Pattie, Civil Engineer. Alex McBrien, a graduate of Clarkson University, spent the past five years living in New Mexico with…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019
Engineering News

The Tilted Barn Brewery to Add New Barn and Tasting Room

The Tilted Barn Brewery, a farm brewery located in Exeter, RI, has announced that it is expanding and building a second barn at its current site. The new barn will be a New England-style post and beam barn and will be located on a hill overlooking the Christmas tree farm. There will be outdoor seating, a patio, and a spacious lawn for guests to enjoy. DiPrete Engineering provided the site’s engineering and design as well…
Kait Barnett
December 12, 2019