MRP Industrial, Bainbridge's lead development team announces that two of the buildings on site are set to be LEED Silver Certified green buildings. The above photo reference of Phase 1 shows buildings B and C which are in the final stages of completion and set to be commissioned in July2023. According to the U.S. Green Building Council's website, "Our vision at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is that buildings and communities will regenerate and sustain the health and vitality of all life within a generation. Our mission is to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life." MRP industrial has submitted the application, fees and building plans for review and has been acknowledged by the USGBC for earning silver certification, which is 50-59 points on the LEED rating scale. "LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world. Available for virtually all building, community and home project types, LEED provides a framework to create healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving green buildings. LEED certification is a globally recognized symbol of sustainability achievement."
Learn more about LEED here
PAVING update: Paving is completed on Route 276 and at the intersection of 275 and 276. Temporary road striping is in the process of being removed and the lines will be painted in the upcoming week. No traffic impacts are expected.
April 11, 2023 Update: State Highway will be on Route 276 in the area of the Route 275 intersection on Monday, April 17th for paving. This is not expected to impact traffic, except the potential of a brief slow down during heavy traffic flow times. Landscaping at the intersection of Route 275 and Route 276 is completed.
Route 275 road widening is ongoing, at the intersection of Route 275 and 276 the temporary turn lane is indicated by orange and white traffic barrels. The new traffic light is complete. The landscaping project at the intersection of Routes 275 and 276 is now complete with the installation on new trees.
Potential Traffic Impact week of April 10th-15th: State Highway will be working on paving and striping the roadway. Potential traffic delay during heavy commute hours due to work crews at the intersection.
March Update: The future main entrance to the Bainbridge Logistics Center is now open on Jacob Tome Highway/ Route 276 in Port Deposit. This entrance is active for construction vehicles and construction crews.
Traveling on Jacob Tome Highway passersby can see building 'B', the building is under roof and finishing touches have begun. Building 'C' is near completion as well, while mass grading on buildings 'A' and 'D' continue.
Traffic Light update at intersection of Route 275/ Perrylawn Drive and Route 276/ Jacob Tome Highway: On or about March 16th crews will be working in the intersection to fully transfer power to the new traffic lights. Please be advised that a temporary turn lane will be created for traffic making a right turn onto Route 275/Perrylawn Drive. This may cause a slight traffic delay due to flaggers/ crews working in intersection.
Landscaping at the intersection of Routes 275/276 will take place on or about March 20th. This is not expected to cause any traffic impacts.