Architectural design services for a new station facility in New Jersey include a pedestrian overpass, elevators, side platforms and canopies, shelters, a central pavilion and retail space. All design elements are in compliance with contemporary NJT and ADA standards. The materials reflect a concern for both durability and reduced maintenance costs.
M+E LINE, NJ TRANSIT
Restoration of three Historic Landmark Stations on the NJT M&E Line: Brickchurch, East Orange, and South Orange. The stations were also brought up to ADA compliance with the additions of raised platforms, stairs, signage, lighting, ramps and elevators.
A new station facility includes a new 1,040-car parking garage, pedestrian overpass, elevators, 800 foot center island platform and canopy, shelters, and intermodal facility. All design elements are in compliance with contemporary NJT and ADA standards. The materials reflect a concern for both durability and reduced maintenance costs.
Restoration of the platforms within the Historic Station maintain appearance while adding new telecommunications, signage, security systems, energy efficient historic appearance lighting, adaptable wire ways and ADA compliance. The historic glazed brick finish materials were restored, exposed structural steel painted with historically correct colors and fenestration repaired.
JMW Architect provided architectural services for the compilation of new railroad guidelines and standards manual for use by all design professionals providing services to NJ Transit. The project includes text and graphic format descriptions of all requirements to provide a standard for all constructions, repairs, improvements and sustainable architectural materials and finishes. In addition the materials reflect a concern for both durability and reduced maintenance costs.