Crosby Construction recently wrapped up a small project for Parkview Physicians Group in Ligonier, Indiana. The reconstruction project included painting the front entrance pergola and canopy to add a splash of Parkview’s brand with their famous green color. The new, fresh entrance welcomes patients with a clean, cheerful greeting.
No, it’s not the entrance for the Fort Wayne Tunnel project. The Smith Road lift station is, however, part of the Fort Wayne infrastructure upgrades. The project consists of a poured-in-place concrete lift station that receives raw sewage from an existing 21-inch gravity-fed sanitary sewer pipe that runs east and west along Lower Huntington Road…. Read more
On April 7, 2016, The DNR proceeded with their scheduled fish production thanks to the continuous efforts of Crosby Construction. Each year the fish hatchery produces a slew of walleye, northern pike, and channel catfish. These fish are then stocked into area lakes in the spring. This past winter, Crosby Construction was contracted to build… Read more
Crosby Construction initiated this $2.4 million facility-upgrade project in June 2015. The project is scheduled for completion in late July 2016. The challenge During the excavation phase of the project, we encountered very high water-table levels. After five months of dewatering using a well-point system, the water table was still too high to construct the… Read more
It’s a fact of life in the Midwest: When the temperature drops, the challenges associated with concrete pouring and curing rise. So when a project absolutely, positively must go forward despite cold weather and other adverse conditions, Crosby Construction, like many other contractors, adopts Cold Weather Concrete Placement Procedures. “Although we’re a general contractor offering… Read more
Crosby Construction of Fort Wayne is at the forefront of an innovation that enables smaller municipalities to retain their lower-maintenance and lower-cost lagoon-style wastewater-treatment facilities while meeting increasingly stringent quality standards for treated wastewater discharged back into watersheds. Crosby recently completed the work necessary to create a Submerged Attached Growth Reactor (SAGR) wastewater-treatment plant for… Read more
Nick Govardman recently joined Crosby Construction as a project manager and has overseen the last stages of Crosby’s renovation project at Irwin Elementary School within Fort Wayne Community Schools. Nick is a 2015 graduate of Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, earning a Purdue bachelor’s degree in construction engineering management technology. In addition, he gained valuable experience… Read more
Zach Sipe is the new warehouse manager for Crosby Construction. A graduate of Elmhurst High School, Zach worked in maintenance in an industrial setting before joining Crosby. “Working for Crosby Construction is a great opportunity for me,” Zach says. “This is a good company to work for. Racing fans know Zach as a one of… Read more
Crosby Construction was selected as the design-builder for a new 82,000-square-foot manufacturing facility at the Valbruna Slater Stainless plant in Fort Wayne. The new facility features multiple overhead cranes, office and personnel space, and concrete foundation systems for manufacturing equipment. In addition, the project includes the renovation of two existing, adjoining buildings that comprise an… Read more
Crosby Construction has been awarded a $2.4 million flow-equalization project by the town of Huntertown, Indiana. The project includes a concrete equalization basin and effluent pump station that will help manage excess flows, improve conveyance, and further increase the capacity of the system. Work will begin in August, and the completion of the project is… Read more
Crosby Construction has been awarded an ambitious renovation project at Irwin Elementary School in Fort Wayne. The $3.6 million renovation will encompass a 35,000-square-foot area and include a new HVAC system, water and sewer lines, electrical service, communication system, and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-approved elevator and exterior concrete access ramps. A new administration area,… Read more
Helmke Library to be upgraded Crosby Construction has been awarded a $575,000 renovation project on the second floor of Walter E. Helmke Library on the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne campus. The renovation will create new offices and reception, lounge, conference, seminar, classroom, and work areas for the university’s Honors Program. The project has a… Read more
Crosby Construction has been awarded a $2.3 million renovation project at Wawasee High School in Syracuse, Indiana. In addition to converting the existing planetarium dome into a new radio station, the project will feature numerous improvements to the school’s sports facilities, including the installation of new basketball goals; paint, lighting, and HVAC for the gymnasiums;… Read more
Crosby Construction has been awarded a $739,500 improvement project on the Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne campus. The project will entail foundation waterproofing, new drainage and sanitary systems, new concrete sidewalks, decorative stamped concrete in the plaza, and landscaping. The project has a completion date of October 24, 2014. Founded in 1964, IPFW is celebrating its… Read more
On November 8, 2013, Crosby Construction successfully completed the St. Joseph/Beckett Run Equalization Facility and handed the keys over to the city of Fort Wayne. This $11.5 million project is nestled in the back end of Sterling Ridge Cove, an upscale residential neighborhood off of North Clinton Street, north of Auburn Road. The project commenced… Read more
Eight industrial sites in northeast Indiana received “shovel-ready” designation, the Indiana Economic Development Corp. announced Tuesday.
Developer Whitley RC Investments, LLC announced today the construction of a 75,000 SF expandable shell building at “shovel ready” certified Rail Connect Business Park in Whitley County.
A longtime friendship and the chance to further enhance Fort Wayne’s standing as a sports and recreation destination prompted Crosby Construction to take the lead in the creation of a new facility for a growing sports club. The friends are Russell Jacobs, Crosby’s senior project manager, and Craig Fischer, president and co-founder of the Fort… Read more