Village of Germantown Department of Public Works Facility
GRAEF partnered with Germantown to develop a solution for their currently outdated and undersized Public Works Garage.
After inventorying the Village’s vehicles and equipment as part of the programming phase, it became apparent that the current DPW site was not large enough to accommodate the new building and outside spaces required for now and into the future as Germantown grows. GRAEF assisted the Village to evaluate other potential properties within the Village to find a home for their new DPW building. In addition to the typical DPW yard functions, the Village was also interested in including the recycling center functions within the same site.
Having the ability to have all the disciplines under one roof, at local office, greatly benefits the Village form a cost, communication, and efficiency standpoint. The Germantown DPW site will also include a new salt shed, fueling station, and resident drop-off recycling center.
The project broke ground in December 2022 and is expected to be complete July 2024. Once completed, the new facility will be the largest project in the Village’s history.
A groundbreaking event was held for the new facility December 2022 with Village employees, elected officials, and project partners.
Progress on the site, home to the future DPW facility, is underway!