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New Three-Story Parking Garage For University Campus | Winchester Star

The construction of a new parking garage is underway on Shenandoah University’s campus. The 300-space garage is expected to be completed by May 1, 2018. It will be located about 100 yards from the university’s football stadium and about 200 yards from the north entrance of the new James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics and Events […]

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New Valley Health Outpatient Surgery Center opens | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER, Va. — The new Valley Health Outpatient Surgery Center welcomes first patients in early December, gradually phasing in to a full schedule by the first week of January 2018. The $11.5 million state-of-the-art center is a joint venture between the not-for-profit regional health system and more than 50 local physicians to meet a growing […]

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Laurel Center’s new building set to open soon | Winchester Star

On December 15, there will be a formal building dedication ceremony for The Laurel Center’s new Emergency Shelter and Outreach Center. The Laurel Center is the only agency that provides emergency shelter to victims of domestic and sexual violence in Winchester, Frederick County and Clarke County. This new 20,000-square-foot facility offers eight bedrooms which can accommodate […]

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Construction running smoothly at university athletic center | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER, Va. — The new James R. Wilkins Jr. Athletics & Events Center under construction at Shenandoah University is still on track for completion in December, according to the university. A groundbreaking ceremony for the $24.5 million, 77,000-square-foot facility was held in October 2016. Earl Swensson Associates, a Nashville-based architect, designed the building and Howard […]

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Richmond’s Potterfield Memorial Bridge Wins a Best Project Award | Virginia Business

RICHMOND, Va. — The first dedicated pedestrian and cycling bridge to cross Richmond’s James River, the T. Tyler Potterfield Memorial Bridge, has won a best project award in the mid-Atlantic region for landscape/urban development. Howard Shockey & Sons, the general contractor for the project, announced the award from ENR MidAtlantic magazine, one of several honors […]

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Region’s Best Work Honored by ENR MidAtlantic

Baltimore, Md. — ENR MidAtlantic’s Best Regional Project Awards were held on November 2, 2017 in Baltimore. Nearly 300 of the region’s top construction professionals attended the event as 33 projects were recognized across 16 categories. The MidAtlantic region received 70 entries this year from Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of […]

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Shockey’s Richmond Office Continues Steady Growth

Howard Shockey & Sons, Inc., a 121-year-old construction firm, has been quietly expanding in downtown Richmond for the last five years to better serve its central Virginia clients and position itself for more growth. The firm, which focuses on providing construction services to national and regional business owners, governments, and institutions, has accelerated its strategic […]

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