Seekonk’s New and Improved Animal Shelter

By August 6, 2020 Engineering News

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 ArchitectsColetta Contracting Company, Inc.Odeh EngineersCreative Environment Corp., and DiPrete Engineering to design and construct the new building.

The new shelter provides Seekonk Animal Control with modern facilities to care for the 400+ animals it takes in each year. The site utilizes an existing driveway along with tying in utilities to different locations on the site and along Peck Street. A new parking area was developed along with sidewalks and other hardscape around the new building.

DiPrete Engineering provided the site’s design, including the design of a new drainage system and sewage disposal system as well as construction administration.

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