A behind-the-scenes look at Vantage Ashburn

The InterGlobix team visited the construction site of a multi-story Vantage Data Center in Ashburn on a 42-acre land parcel, during construction of a 142MW data center campus in the heart of Data Center Alley.

“At Vantage, we share our customers’ commitment to sustainability and being good corporate citizens. We are laser-focused on designing and building our data centers responsibly and sustainably as we expand across North America.” Ryan Dorsett, Principal Construction Manager, Vantage Data Centers

1. General Construction Information

  • Schedule: Construction started 3/27/18 and projected to be completed with Integrated Systems Testing (IST) Commissioning by 2/15/19.

2. Site Information

  • VA11 Overall Square Footage:  256,256 SF
  • VA11 Total Critical Load: 30MW (Building); 6MW (Phase I) – MW – megawatts
  • Total campus will be 142MW.

3. Manpower Information

  • Total field hours for the job: 254,000 hrs
  • Total Peak Manpower: 400 workers
  • Electrical Contractor Peak Manpower: 120 workers
  • Mechanical Peak Manpower: 60 workers
Lee Kestler, CCO of Vantage Data Centers with Jasmine Bedi

4. Safety Information

  • Bi-Weekly Safety Stand-downs to bring awareness to various safety topics:
  • Cranes Safety
  • Fall Protection Safety
  • Ladder Safety
  • Lift Safety 
  • Electrical Arc Flash Awareness Training Sitewide provided to all workers

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