New Construction & Modernization

Mexican Canyon Trestle Overlook

Client: Department of Agriculture - Forest Service // Cloudcroft, NM

Project Size: $1M to $5M

This project created a new overlook for the Mexican Canyon Trestle Bridge located near Cloudcroft, NM in the Lincoln National Forest. The overlook included rock excavation, storm drain, cast-in-place drop inlets, retaining wall construction, vehicle barrier wall, curb and gutter, ADA ramp and sidewalk. The overlook superstructure included drilled caissons into bedrock, pier and pier cap, bridge abutment and a cantilevered structural steel bridge, sidewalk railing system with display features, base course placement, and asphalt paving.

Expand Electrical Yard – B2 Swing Space

Client: Department of Veteran Affairs // Phoenix, Arizona

Project Size: $1M to $5M

This Design-Build project consisted of a new 4,000 SF two-story administrative office building which included demolition of existing courtyard, erection of steel including metal decking and metal stairway, drywall, storefront system, curtain wall and TPO roof. Interior finishes consisted of EIFS, masonry veneer, vinyl tile, acoustical ceiling tiles, wood doors and interior paint.  Additional scopes included a masonry screen wall with iron fence top, security perimeter gate with both pedestrian access as well as powered vehicle access gates, and landscaping.

Briston completed approximately 25% of the project using our own workforce, which included the site concrete and landscaping scopes.

New Mental Health Swing Space

Client: Department of Veteran Affairs // Phoenix, Arizona

Project Size: $1M to $5M

This project consisted of constructing a new, ground-up, 4,035 SF, 2-story, office/clinical building addition for the Carl T. Hayden VAMC.  The key project scopes included existing structure demolition, utility tie-in, site preparation, structural concrete, structural steel erection, metal framing, drywall, EIFS, finishes, doors and hardware, TPO roofing system, stand-alone HVAC system, storefront/ curtain wall, glass glazing, fire detection and protection, and alarm, communications, etc.

Briston Construction received a Performance Evaluation, completed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, which reflects the highest possible rating in every applicable category.  In addition to the accolades received on the evaluation, we are proud to note that this project was completed 183 calendar days ahead of schedule.

As the Prime Contractor, Briston Construction was responsible for overseeing completion of the entire project.  Briston completed approximately 56% of the project using our own workforce, which included the electrical, mechanical and utility scopes.

Phoenix VA New Parking Garage

Client: Department of Veteran Affairs // Phoenix, Arizona

Project Size: $5M to $10M

This $8.3M project consisted of the construction of a new, four story parking garage that provided 426 spaces to the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center. The structure is pre-cast concrete structural members with a cast-in-place deck overlay. Other scopes included are, LED lighting, fire suppression, two hydraulic elevators, masonry, storm drain, water line and fire line, two dry wells and site improvements.

Briston self-performed over 31,000 square feet of new asphalt paving, 35,000 square feet of mass grading, the export of over 650 cubic yards of waste material, over 2,100 linear feet of curb and gutter, 346 linear feet of water service, 389 linear feet of storm drain and other related work.  In addition, all electrical demolition including the removal of overhead solar canopies, installation of new electrical service, LED lighting throughout the garage, and new HVAC systems was also self-performed by Briston.