Last fall, the Town of Seekonk approved $460,000 for the design and construction of a new 2,500 square foot animal shelter at 100 Peck Street, which will be adjacent to the current shelter and Town Hall. The new animal shelter also received $300,000 for the project from Save-a-Pet.
The Town of Seekonk has teamed up 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 site will utilize an existing driveway along with tying in utilities to different locations on the site and along Peck Street. A new parking area is being developed along with sidewalks and other hardscape around the new building.
“We’re happy to work on a project that will help the Seekonk Animal Shelter,” said Jason Clough, Senior Project Engineer/Project Manager at DiPrete Engineering. “The organization deserves a good home for the animals and an improved work environment so they can continue to fulfill its mission.”
DiPrete Engineering is providing site design, including design of the drainage system and sewage disposal system as well as construction administration.