Engineering News

New Cottages on Caswell Transform the Heart of Narragansett Pier

Four new single-family cottages known as The Cottages on Caswell have been built on Caswell St. located in the heart of the Narragansett Pier. The new cottages are conveniently located within walking distance to the beach, dining, shops, and have transformed the neighborhood. Originally home to several outdated, smaller houses used mainly as college rentals, the area presented a historic project that Jeff Sweenor and his team at Sweenor Builders could not turn down. "I…
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November 24, 2014
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Ashaway RV Resort is Ready to Roll

DiPrete Engineering recently provided engineering and permitting support to Ashaway RV Resort, a destination campground located on 74 acres in Hopkinton, RI. Conveniently located near beaches, shopping, and golf courses, the newly-opened 260-site resort offers a range of comforts and activities such as WiFi, cable TV, tennis, volleyball and bocce. The campground's pools, laundry service, and septic system required a custom onsite wastewater treatment system (OWTS) that was designed by DiPrete Engineering. "We designed a…
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November 24, 2014
Engineering News

Rhode Island company to build wind farm

A Rhode Island company (a firm at Quonset Business park) has been tapped to help construct the foundations for five wind turbines to be built off of Block Island in 2015 — the first offshore wind farm in the United States, the developer has announced. Welders and other trade workers at Specialty Diving Services, based at Quonset Point in North Kingstown, will make some of the foundation components, which include steel jackets, decks and piles,…
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November 13, 2014
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Dowling Village Continues to Grow

Dowling Village, a new mixed-use development in North Smithfield, continues to grow with several new businesses opening up their doors in the past few months. DiPrete Engineering is collaborating with Bucci Development to design, permit and construct this mixed-use development. They are providing surveying, planning, site/civil engineering, land use approvals and construction administration services. The project includes approximately 450,000 square feet of retail space, over 75,000 square feet of office space, and several restaurants. Firestone,…
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October 31, 2014
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Briarcliffe’s Micro-Community

Briarcliffe Gardens recently opened its Cottage Residence, a 10,000 square foot Cottage Micro-Community comprised of 20 private suites. The campus, located in Johnston, RI, includes a 43-bed Memory Care Assisted Living Residence as well as the Briarcliffe Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation facility which includes a 122-bed capacity. DiPrete Engineering worked with Briarcliffe Gardens and CEO, Akshay Talwar, to obtain all necessary permitting from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), Narragansett Bay Commission…
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October 31, 2014