Blogs & News Articles

New Pool Rendering

Cochran’s recent owner’s representative project made the front page of Franklin County’s newspaper, The Missourian. Cochran is providing owner’s representation services on the City of Washington’s new pool project. Westport Pools has been selected to provide the design for the aquatic center. A final design hasn’t been agreed upon.

The current design rendering includes a splash pad, a change in shade structures, removal of the proposed zip line and a new location for the rock climbing wall.

Franklin County Jail Expansion Halfway Complete

The Franklin County Jail expansion has reached its halfway point. The project consists of sheriff’s office, detention center addition and 911 communications facilities on a 33-acre lot. It is composed of a planned 47,000 square feet in new construction with extensive renovations and strengthening of the existing structure. Navigate Building Solutions is running the project.

Cochran is providing surveying, geotechnical, civil, and construction testing & inspection services for the project. Cochran conducted a geotechnical investigation for the proposed jail addition which included recommendations for remediation of uncontrolled fill, and soft soils. This project is currently under construction with Cochran providing construction testing & inspection.

The Missourian provided an update on its construction, that can be reached by clicking here.


Cochran Hired as Franklin County On-Call Engineering Firm

Cochran Engineering was hired by Franklin County to be its On-Call Engineering Firm.

Cochran, based out of Union, Missouri, has been used by the County in the past for a range of construction projects from transportation such as bridges and roads to working on civil engineering for the county’s sheriff office and jail. Cochran also completed civil engineering projects on the Franklin County Courthouse, Franklin County Judicial Center and Franklin County Government Center.

The Missourian, a newspaper based in Washington, Missouri in Franklin County wrote a story about Franklin County’s hire and can be viewed by clicking here. Cochran beat out IMEG Corporation, Heneghan and Associates, CDG Engineers and the Lochmueller Group.

Franklin County Government Center in Union, Missouri

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce – ECC Annual Report

2015 East Central College Annual Report

Cochran created the rendering shown on pages 14 and 15  for the renovation building project to the recently purchased building known formerly as the Gala Center.  Cochran is the Architect on the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Training renovation project and designed the renovation to convert the current space of 19,807 square feet to 27,576 square feet.  ECC was awarded an Economic Development Administration grant to be used for the renovation project.  To read more about the Regional Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Workforce Training renovation project for East Central College please open the attached publication.