Piping, plumbing and sheet metal project for the Kansas Statehouse Visitor Center underway

TOPEKA, Kan. – P1 Group has been awarded the plumbing and mechanical work for the final phase of the Kansas Statehouse restoration project.

In August 2012, legislators approved additional funding for the Kansas Statehouse visitor center shell completion, exterior entry driveway and landscaping.  Completion of this phase will finalize the $332 million project that began in 2000.

P1 Group was awarded this project in October 2012 and expects to complete it by the end of 2013.

Scope of work

  • Complete rough in and finish work in existing visitor center shell area to include:
    • Install complete snow melt system for drive up entryway
    • Install men and women multi-fixture bathrooms
    • Install dual duct boxes, exhaust fans, heat pumps, ductwork and grilles

Congratulations to the following associates who were integral in securing this work for P1 Group:

  • Chris Champagne, Operations Manager
  • Mike Mihalchik, Senior Mechanical Estimator
  • Jerry King, Estimator

Brian Maginness, sheet metal project manager; Paul McAnerney, plumbing/piping project manager; Dave Wright, sheet metal foreman; and Ed Mainey, plumbing/piping foreman, will oversee this project.

The original Kansas Statehouse began construction in 1887 and was completed in 1903 at a cost of $3.2 million.