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Onondaga Community College
Syracuse, NY

Onondaga Community College

Master Plan and Implementation for Multi-Field Athletic Complex.

  • Prepared schematic site plan illustrating optimum site development for a stadium complex that included a synthetic surface baseball field and softball field.
  • Prime consultant for the team that included Architects, MEP Engineers, Surveyors and Site Contractor.
  • Facilitated timely meetings with campus stakeholders to define program, present multiple concept options, and establish construction costs.
  • Prepared preliminary analysis regarding subsurface soil conditions and storm water management as required by NYSDEC.
  • Prepared SEQRA (State Environmental Quality Review Act) documentation for agency review.
  • Prepared final cost estimate for construction and other project costs.
  • Deliverables included a written report, rendered graphics, and computer generated 3-D animation of the project area.
  • Master Plan was completed in December 2011.
Appel Osborne, as the prime consultant, provided services for the design and implementation of the Athletic Complex.
  • $6.2 million approximate construction costs for the development of the multi-field athletic complex which includes a synthetic turf baseball field and softball field.
  • Stadium entrance with controlled access to both fields, plaza space to promote gathering and circulation, concourse areas along first and third baseline of baseball field for informal viewing/seating and access to softball field.
  • Baseball field includes sunken dugouts, pitching bullpens, outfield configured for soccer, lacrosse and football as well as team rooms, storage and a centrally located batting cage located under fixed bleachers for 475.
  • Softball field includes enclosed dugouts, pitching bullpens and bleacher seating for 475.
  • Additional athletic complex features include open hillside viewing/seating areas in addition to the bleacher seating, press box, perimeter fencing, scoreboard, backstop, bleacher netting protection, outfield safety net.
  • Site amenities also include concessions with storage, ticket booths, and public restrooms.
  • Project was completed in 2014.