Founded in 1974, Bread for the City is a nonprofit organization aimed at assisting Washington, DC’s low-income residents by providing food, clothing, medical, and legal and social services. With two separate centers – one in the Northeast and one in the Southeast – Bread for the City serves over 52,000 DC residents annually.
RH Steel Erectors is currently working on the new Southeast Center, which will address the needs of communities with a poverty rate three times higher than that of the rest of the District. This project entails expanding a 9,000 square foot space to a 27,650 square foot space – where RH is responsible for the installation of all structural and miscellaneous steel.
At 400 K Street, the Lydian is a premier luxe apartment building located in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in the heart of downtown DC. RH Steel Erectors installed several different types of Sterling Dula rails including structural glass railing, surface mounted handrails, and a custom pool gate – amounting to over 5,000 linear feet in total.
The Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, colloquially known as the Silver Line, is a 23 mile expansion of the current Metrorail system that connects downtown Washington, D.C. to the burgeoning suburbs of the Dulles Corridor, all the way from Tyson’s Corner to Ashburn, VA. RH Steel Erectors has been performing ongoing work on this region-shaping initiative by installing over 5,780 feet of stainless steel hand and wall railings.
In 2018, as part of an effort to keep up with the rapid growth and development of the Washington, D.C. Metro Area, RH Steel Erectors began its work for the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority (MWAA) to assist in replacing the outdated 30-year-old toll collecting system that is currently in place.
As an integral part of this massive effort, which spans across 50 toll lanes and 20 toll plazas, RH Steel Erectors is tasked with handling all things steel: from the removal of the previous structures, to the fabrication and installation of their replacements.
Located in the rapidly developing Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, D.C., 1315 Clifton Street (The Clifton), is a new, luxury apartment complex. RH Steel Erectors performed work throughout the building, installing more than 1,800 feet of railing: from handrails to balconies to the privacy fence around the perimeter of the penthouse.
Located in Maryland, National Harbor is home to 350 acres worth of riverside sites, entertainment, shopping, and dining. With 40 restaurants, 160 stores, two Four Diamond hotels, and the views from the Capital Wheel – this harbor along the Potomac is unlike any other destination in or around the nation’s capital.
Using Kane Innovations’ cable and pipe railings, RH Steel Erectors installed integral segments of railing around the outdoor common area and iconic Capital Wheel.
In the fall of 2018, Gettysburg College opened its new College Union Building, the largest renovation in their recent campus enhancement efforts. RH Steel Erectors contributed to this 26,00 square-foot addition with the installation of custom rails to the new dining hall and student space.
As part of a renovation that is to be completed in 2019, RH Steel Erectors installed the structural steel for new additions to the Fairfax County Public School, which included an additional wing to the rear of the existing building, as well as an addition to the front of the building that will contain the library, front office, and other administrative offices.
Less than a mile away from Capital One Arena, in the Mount Vernon Square neighborhood of Washington, D.C., 200 K Street is home to the Carmel Plaza apartments. RH Steel Erectors performed work throughout the building, installing more than 1,460 feet of railing: from handrails to balconies to guard rails encompassing the rooftop pool.