OCCK celebrated the start of construction on its transportation facility expansion with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday.
The project, a 16,000-square-foot addition to the existing facility at 340 N. Santa Fe Ave., will provide additional maintenance facilities, vehicle parking and expanded driver areas.
On hand at the ceremony, both physically and symbolically, were members of the OCCK transportation team and representatives of Hutton, the general contractor and DMA Architects, the design firm for the project.
Michelle Griffin, mobility manager for north-central Kansas, was proud of the success of OCCK’s public transportation and believes this expansion will bring further success.
“This facility expansion will help us continue to serve north-central Kansas with exceptional public transportation,” Griffin said. “The growth that OCCK has had in the past 15 years has been tremendous.”
The project is being funded through a grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation with contributions from OCCK, Inc. and the City of Salina.
The project is expected to be completed in mid-2021.