Albany County Nursing HomeAugust 7, 2017
Chazen is currently working with Albany County on renovations and additions to the Albany County Nursing Home located off Albany Shaker Road in the Town of Colonie. The proposed improvements include construction of the eight new additions, new courtyards, covered walkways, an emergency access lane, expanded parking, utility relocation, and new stormwater treatment practices. Chazen was retained to provide a variety of services including boundary and topographic survey, existing utility markout, environmental assessment (SEQRA), wetlands delineation and regulatory negotiation, water, sewer, and storm utility relocation, stormwater treatment design, and construction phase SWPPP compliance inspections.
The stormwater treatment design included the use of an infiltration basin to meet runoff reduction requirements and recharge the local aquifer. Another key aspect of this project was the determination of no nexus between an on-site wetland, which will be impacted to construct this project, and the nearby Shaker Creek. This determination ensured that the proposed impacts to the on-site wetland would not require a wetlands permit.