The century-old facility lacked a state-of-the-art communications center that could facilitate electronic linking to New Jersey Transit’s main control center. Display boards and the public announcement system were out of date. The station was not compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Also, one of the station’s tracks required a new platform to put it into service.
Conti demolished a nearby brick shelter so that the old bricks could be used for the new construction. We replaced turn-of-the-century terrazzo flooring, a plaster ceiling, and marble trim to resemble the look and feel of the station when it had first opened in 1903. Conti also built a communication center that houses all hardware required for the operation of computerized communication devices, and additionally, electronically linking up the Broad Street communication center with NJ Transit’s main control center.
Inside the station, Conti rebuilt nine administrative offices; installed new HVAC, emergency generator, CCTV and boiler heating systems; demolished and rebuilt 20-foot ceilings and plaster walls, painted, upgraded plumbing and associated pipes, and installed all communication lines through the building for high-speed internet. Conti also installed two new hydraulic elevators in and outside the newly renovated building.
The New Jersey Office of Historical Preservation recognized the Broad Street building as an excellently constructed facility at project completion.
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