The Eau Claire office of LVC Companies Inc. has won the bid to install communications cabling, access control and video surveillance systems that will protect and connect a new state-of-the-art highway department facility in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.
On Monday, March 14, the Eau Claire County Highway Building Committee awarded LVC the bid for the cabling, access control and video surveillance systems in the new facility, including a salt shed and unheated vehicle storage.
Committee members, county staff and Market & Johnson, the general contractor handling the project, were quick to settle on LVC’s bid. Market & Johnson project manager Kevin Dallas told the committee, “I would see no reason not to proceed” with LVC.
LVC will secure the new facility with LenelS2 access control systems and a phalanx of AXIS video surveillance cameras managed by Milestone XProtect video management software. LVC will also provide structured communications cabling for the data network and wireless access point implementation. These systems will be tied to the county’s existing security and communications networks.
“We’re excited at the opportunity to help protect and connect Eau Claire County’s new facility, which will serve our community for decades to come,” said technology consultant Steve Wilson, of LVC’s Eau Claire office.
The 130,480-square-foot building will primarily provide storage and maintenance for county vehicles. It will also include 28,000 square feet of office space, two warehouses and a 132-vehicle parking lot. Groundbreaking occurred in November 2021 with completion expected in 2023. The site is near Highway I and US 3 on the south side of Eau Claire.
Wilson added that other notable LVC projects currently underway in the community include a mix of fire and life safety, security and communications solutions at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport, Children’s Museum of Eau Claire, L.E. Phillips Memorial Library, Trempealeau County Courthouse and Andante Apartments.