Sundt Begins Construction on El Paso East Side Regional Park
EL PASO, Texas (August 23, 2018) – Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) broke ground Thursday on the East Side Regional Park in El Paso.
Phase one of the 92-acre park will include amenities such as an indoor 50-meter lap pool, a recreational pool, splash pad, lazy river, rock climbing wall, recreational center, parking lot, landscaping and the development of the associated streets for the project. This phase of the project is located along Jason Crandall Drive.
“We are excited to build this new park to help enhance the citizens of El Paso’s quality of life through a recreational, cultural and educational environment,” said Joe Riccillo, El Paso Project Director for the company’s Building Group, Southwest District. “We look forward to demonstrating Sundt’s dedication to innovation and collaboration on this project.”
Phase one also includes a soft surface trail loop around the park. This loop will provide access to the northern portion of the park until permanent trail facilities can be developed in the next phases.
The groundbreaking celebration included representatives from the City of El Paso, Sundt, Perkins+Will architecture firm and ECM International. The first phase is scheduled to be completed in 2020.
Sundt Construction, Inc. (www.sundt.com) is one of the country’s largest and most respected general contractors. The 128-year-old firm specializes in building, industrial, transportation and concrete work and is known for its commitment to quality and innovative approach to construction services. Sundt has 11 offices throughout Texas, Arizona, California and Utah and is 100 percent owned by its approximately 2,000 employees. Sundt currently is ranked the 65th largest construction company in the United States by ENR, the industry’s principal trade magazine. The company is consistently ranked among the Best Places to Work by business publications in multiple cities and it was named the nation’s safest construction company by the Associated General Contractors of America twice in a decade – an honor no other contractor can claim. Sundt’s charitable arm, the Sundt Foundation, recently crossed the $8.6 million mark in donations made to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the country.