Chesapeake Electrical Systems

9381 Davis Avenue, Laurel, MD 20723-1956Phone 301.206.5020Fax 301.206.5021

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Numerous clients have trusted CES with their most challenging and important projects. To read about the results we have delivered, browse the gallery below.



Metro Bus 1

Metro Bus 1

Washington, D.C.

The WMATA Bus 1 Project encompassed the replacement of numerous systems including Electrical, Fire & Life Safety, Communication and Control Systems at six (6) WMATA Bus Maintenance Facilities and the addition of an integrated energy and maintenance monitoring system (SCADA) in several of the facilities.


3100 Clarendon Boulevard

3100 Clarendon Boulevard

Clarendon, VA

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided electrical demolition and interior core renovations to the office portion of the building including the main lobby. A service upgrade was also completed with the challenge of keeping electrical service on to the various restaurants on the street level. The fire alarm system also received an upgrade as well as security access into the building.


Andrews Airforce Base

Andrews Airforce Base

Maryland

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided and installed over 80 new Taxiway and Runway lights which required over 20,000 feet of conduit and over 50,000 feet of 5kv wire. The runway and taxiway fixtures include elevated taxiway lights, elevated runway lights, in pavement flush mounted edge lights with installation tolerances of 1/16 of an inch.


Conway Center - S.O.M.E.

Conway Center - S.O.M.E.

Washington, D.C.

Construction of 320,000 square foot building occupying a full city block, consisting of below-grade parking levels, 203 residential multi-family units, 36,000 square feet of medical office space, and commercial store front / retail space.


CTF Electrical Survey

CTF Electrical Survey

Hyattsville, MD

The electrical survey was conducted to provide the owner with an accurate, detailed and updated electrical distribution layout of the 647,000+ sq ft facility. This work was conducted to eliminate any impact to the facility that maintains 24/7 operations including revenue critical bus maintenance, Police operations, etc.


Elizabeth River Crossing

Elizabeth River Crossing

Portsmouth, VA

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided communications, electrical, ITS and associated underground and overhead infrastructure for the toll locations along at the Mid Town and Down Town Tunnels as well as the MLK extension; all located in Portsmouth VA. This work required significant coordination since detours were not possible as the tunnels are the only path in and out of town.


City Place Mall Ellsworth

City Place Mall At Ellsworth

Silver Spring, MD

This complete remodel of a shopping mall includes replacing and upgrading the building distribution system, lighting, fire alarm and adding multiple elevators and escalators that is part of a larger building upgrade.


Greencourt Innovation Center

Greencourt Innovation Center

Rockville, MD

Base building core and shell construction of 103,000-square-foot office-and-future data center. Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided a new 2000A incoming electrical service, switchboard and electrical panels.


I-95 Express Lanes

I-95 Express Lanes

Springfield, VA

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. was brought on midway through the project as a supplemental electrical contractor to assure a timely completion of the project due to our efforts and success on the recently completed 495 Express Lanes project. This project ran from 95 South at the Springfield Interchange, 28 miles South.


New Hampshire Ave NW

New Hampshire Ave NW

Washington, D.C.

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. was responsible for the Installation of 106 Roadway Lighting Poles, 17 Traffic Signal Intersections and 2 CCTV Cameras in Washington Circle.


Sacred Heart of Mary School

Sacred Heart of Mary School

Baltimore, MD

A complete, 18,000 square foot, interior building renovation transforming the existing classroom based school building into a live in / training facility for the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps).


USCG Headquarters Building

USCG Headquarters Building

Washington, D.C.

Chesapeake Electrical Systems was contracted to play an integral part of building of the West Campus Access Road and significant improvements to the Firth/Sterling Intersection for on the St. Elizabeth Campus. The campus is being redeveloped for use as the U.S Coast Guard Headquarters and the Headquarters for The Department of Homeland Security.


Washington Waldorf School

Washington Waldorf School

Bethesda, MD

Renovation of existing 40,000 square foot school and construction of new addition. Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided a new 2000A incoming electrical service with concrete encased duct bank, switchboard and electrical panels.


WMATA Mezzanine

WMATA Mezzanine

Washington Metro System

Upgrade the lighting systems in (18) mezzanines at a total of (11) stations throughout the Metro Rail system.


Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Woodrow Wilson Bridge

Maryland and Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. was responsible for the installation of 34 service drops on the Woodrow Wilson Bridge.


SE Tennis and Learning Center

SE Tennis and Learning Center

Washington D.C.

The SE Tennis and Learning Center Project encompassed the complete renovation of the existing offices and outdoor courts as well as the new construction of a world class enclosed tennis facility.


United Airlines Wide Body Hangar Dulles Int’l Airport

United Airlines Wide Body Hangar Dulles Int’l Airport

Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical Systems, Inc. provided the Electrical Contracting to build United Airlines Hangar for the new wide body 787 passenger jet, including approximately 21,700 sq. ft. of office space, 10,000 square feet of mechanical and metal shops and over 106,000 square feet of hangar bay area zoned Class 1 – Division 1 Hazardous location.


Express Lanes project

I-495/Capital Beltway Express Lanes in Virginia Project

Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical Systems is proud to be responsible for the complete lighting and communication system for the Capital Beltway Express Lanes Project, a major revitalization consisting of the most significant improvements to the Capital Beltway since its creation.


Frederick Douglass Bridge Project

Frederick Douglass Bridge Project

Washington, D.C.

As the electrical contractor for the $31.6 million Frederick Douglass Bridge renovations, Chesapeake Electrical Systems was a key part of the project team recognized for its participation on Mid-Atlantic Construction Magazines Project of the Year. The bridge rehabilitation, which was contracted by the D.C. Department of Transportation, involved major upgrades to the bridge's architecture and infrastructure.


Arlington Fiber Optic Network

Arlington Fiber Optic Network

Arlington, Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical Systems provided electrical, communications, associated underground and overhead infrastructure for a 16 Mile fiber optic communications network along Wilson Boulevard, Glebe Road, Columbia Pike, Lee Highway and surrounding streets throughout Arlington County and the cities of Rosslyn, Crystal City.


DeMatha Catholic High School

DeMatha Catholic High School

Hyattsville, Maryland

The DeMatha High School project consists of the major, multi-year construction of a three-floor, 72,000-square-foot convocation center. The new center houses five classrooms, the school's athletic offices, gymnasium, weight and wrestling rooms, locker rooms, the school store, snack bar and alumni center.


Plaza East, Western Fairfax County, Virginia

Plaza East

Fairfax County, Virginia

CES served as the electrical subcontractor to the James G. Davis Construction Corp. on this project, which is located just five miles south of Dulles International Airport in Washington, D.C. Plaza East, located in the Westfields Corporate Center in Fairfax County, boasts open column free interiors and park-like settings, complete with tree lined walkways and jogging paths.


D.C. Convention Center

Washington D.C. Convention Center

Washington, D.C.

CES was awarded the electrical subcontract from Cherry Hill Construction for work associated with the streetscape project at the new Washington, D.C. Convention Center. The scope of work for this project included the complete rehabilitation of six intersections that encircled the new building.


Ronald Reagan International Trade Center

Ronald Reagan International Trade Center at Federal Triangle

Washington, D.C. (Federal Triangle)

Chesapeake Electrical Systems was subcontracted by Facchina Construction Company to perform the exterior hardscape project for the Ronald Reagan / Federal Triangle project. Work included extensive illumination systems around the exterior of the building including: decorative walkway, street, flagpole, and fountain lighting.


NFL Players Association

NFL Players Association

Washington, D.C.

CES was contracted by Whiting-Turner Contracting Company to provide the electrical contracting component of this challenging, complex renovation project, bringing a variety of upgrades and improvements to the offices of The NFL Players Association in Northwest D.C.


Bowie Corporate Center

Bowie Corporate Center

Prince George's County, Maryland

CES was contracted by Hubert Construction to work on this project using sustainable, green building practices in compliance with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System. The Bowie Corporate Center, a 132,000 square foot, five story office building in Bowie, Md., is a Silver Certified LEED building featuring a number of sustainable design features, including the latest in energy-saving lighting and controls.


2121 K Street, N.W.

2121 K Street, N.W.

N.W. Washington, D.C.

The 2121 K Street project consisted of the renovation of the existing 235,000 square foot base building, and the addition of three stories. CES worked as a subcontractor to James G. Davis Construction, handling the renovation of the existing elevator lobbies, adding façade lighting, and outfitting the new fitness center.


2121 K Street, N.W.

Dulles Airport/United Hanger and Taxiway

Washington, D.C.

Chesapeake Electrical Systems provided the Electrical Contracting to build United Airline's Hangar for wide body passenger jets, including approximately 21,700 sq. ft. of office space, 10,000 square feet of mechanical and metal shops and over 106,000 square feet of hangar bay area zoned Class 1 - Division 1 Hazardous location.


Crosspointe Fire Station

Crosspointe Fire Station

Lorton, Virginia

The Crosspointe Fire Station was completed under prime contractor American Property Construction Company. In conjunction with the station's designation as a “green” building, CES' electrical solution utilized the latest wave of energy conservation in lighting to produce a system in which the interior lighting levels of the facility automatically adjust to a preset lumen level, and interact with the natural light that is emitted in to the building via strategically placed skylights and windows.


Monument III

Monument III

Herndon, Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical Systems was awarded the electrical subcontract for the Monument III project in Herndon, Va. James G. Davis Construction Corporation was the general contractor on this seven story (191,200-SF) office building. The project included a six-story, 204,300-square-foot parking facility.


The Regent

The Regent

Arlington, Virginia

CES worked as the electrical subcontractor on this 12-story, LEED-certified “green” building in Arlington. The building features 249,000 square feet of office space, with 16,000 square feet of retail space at grade; additionally, the parking deck includes 417 below-grade spaces.


Dulles International Airport - 4th Runway

Dulles International Airport - 4th Runway

Washington, D.C.

Chesapeake Electrical Systems was the electrical sub-contractor for the construction of the 4th runway and associated taxiways at Dulles International Airport. CES teamed with the Lane Construction Corporation, CES' contract consisted of installing over 2300 airfield lighting fixtures and guidance signs and approximately 54,000 linear feet of underground duct bank system, including over 250 associated electrical manholes and handholes.


Featured Project: Robinson Nature Center in Howard County, Maryland.

Robinson Nature Center in Howard County, Maryland.

Howard County, MD

Chesapeake Electrical Systems was awarded the electrical subcontract for the Robinson Nature Center in Howard County, Maryland. This project involved the construction of a new $10 Million, 30,000 SF Modern Nature Center with customary indoor exhibits and displays, along with outdoor interpretive trails. The Center was built for LEED™ Platinum.


Dulles International Airport - Gate 313 Project

Dulles International Airport - Gate 313 Project

Washington, D.C.

This project, one of CES' multiple contracts in support of the Dulles International Airport, consisted of the complete renovation of the high security construction entrance at the airport. As the electrical subcontractor, Chesapeake Electrical Systems installed street, traffic and general lighting, in addition to surveillance and data cabling as required.


Dulles International Airport - Low Visibility Lighting Project

Dulles International Airport - Low Visibility Lighting Project

Washington, D.C.

Chesapeake installed a complete low visibility lighting system in support of the Surface Movement Guidance Control System (SMGCS) across all three present runways at Washington Dulles International Airport.


Belle Haven Country Club

Belle Haven Country Club

Alexandria, Virginia

Chesapeake Electrical System's work at the Belle Haven Country Club included the innovative design and installation of electrical systems for the extensive renovations to its 60,000-square-foot clubhouse and entrance, and the addition of its new, 40,000-square-foot athletic facility.

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Chesapeake Electrical Systems (CES) was founded in 1993. Since that time, with a dedicated staff, CES has grown into a company of over 100 construction professionals that is recognized as one of the leading electrical construction and service firms in the Mid-Atlantic region.