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For decades, Gephart has played an integral role in the construction of some of the highest-profile government buildings in the Midwest, including the Minnesota State Capitol Restoration, the Minnesota Senate Office Building, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture and Health Building. Our team’s efficient and open communication quickly resolves many of the challenges presented during public sector work and allows us to deliver high-quality, personalized support. Gephart is small enough to react and big enough to adapt to the demands of your project.

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State Capitol Building
Minnesota State Capitol Restoration
Location:St. Paul, MN
Client:JE Dunn Construction
Size:382,915 SF
Details:Complete restoration of both electrical and low voltage systems for the 382,915 SF Minnesota State Capitol built in 1905.
Minnesota Senate Building
Location:St. Paul, MN
Client:Mortenson Construction
Size:293,000 SF
Details:New construction of a four-story office complex that houses 67 state senators and their respective staff.
Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Facility
Jamie Whitten Delta States Research Facility
Location:Stoneville, MS
Client:Hoar Construction
Size:75,000 SF
Details:5-story research facility for the USDA.
MN Department of Agriculture and Health
MN Department of Agriculture and Health
Location:St. Paul, MN
Size:175,000 SF
Details:New four-story office and laboratories building. Including medium voltage cabling, distribution equipment, emergency generators, UPS systems, security systems, etc.
Minnesota Correctional Facility - Fairbault Medium Voltage Loop Upgrade
MN Correctional Facility – Faribault Facilities Replacement
Location:Faribault, MN
Client:Adolfson & Peterson
Size:300,000 SF
Details:Electrical and low voltage systems installations for three new inmate housing buildings, a food service building and site utility infrastructure.
Minnesota Correctional Facility - Fairbault Medium Voltage Loop Upgrade
Minnesota Correctional Facility – Faribault Medium Voltage Loop Upgrade
Location:Faribault, MN
Client:MCF - Faribault
Details:Replaced existing 4150v medium voltage system with a new 13.kv medium voltage system. Involved replacing and or providing 17 new, medium voltage transformers ranging from 75kva to 1500kva. Coordination was necessary to provide temporary power to the existing prison facility as multiple main electrical services were changed over. We minimized outages by rerouting existing feeders outside of buildings.
Hennepin County Sentancing to Service (STS)
Hennepin County Sentencing to Service (STS)
Location:Minneapolis, MN
Client:Starr Builders
Size:25,000 SF
Details:Installed new electrical service and distribution system for the building. Installed new light fixtures and controls and wired new office space.
MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
MN Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
Location:St. Paul, MN
Size:230,000 SF
Details:Offices, computer rooms, and laboratories.
MN Correctional Facility – Lino Lakes Housing
Location:Lino Lakes, MN
Size:80,000 SF
Details:Construction of new housing unit prototype with four housing wings and a central control area including electrical and complete security system.
Ramsey County Public Works & Sheriff's Patrol Station
Ramsey County Public Works & Sheriff’s Patrol Station
Location:Arden Hills, MN
Size:200,000 SF
Details:Facility includes office space, indoor heated and unheated parking garages, vehicle maintenance garage, outdoor salt storage building and fuel island. Work included overall electrical wiring, emergency generator, fire alarm system, security system and telecommunications.
Republican National Convention
Republican National Convention
Location:St. Paul, MN
Client:Freeman Companies
Details:Temporary cabling for multiple clients including Fox News, C-SPAN, CBS, NBC, CNN, and many other well known news network companies that reported the RNC. This project consisted of data, CATV, fiber optic, and base band A/V cables. Pulled and terminated roughly 480 strands single-mode fiber, 100 network cables, 200 cable TV, and 300 base band A/V cables within a span of three months.
Oak Park Heights City Hall
Oak Park Heights City Hall
Location:Oak Park Heights, MN
Client:Jorgenson Construction
Size:26,000 SF
Details:New City Hall and Public Works building, LED Lighting, low voltage and security systems, low voltage lighting control system, emergency generator.
Eaglecrest Generator #2
USPS – Eaglecrest Generator
Location:Memphis, TN
Client:United States Postal Service, Southeast Facilities Service Office
Details:Installation of a 2,000 kW generator system.
Wilder Youth Center Transformer Replacement
Wilder Youth Center Transformer Replacement
Location:Somerville, TN
Client:State of TN, Dept.of Children's Services
Details:Replacement of 11 pad mount transformers and 92 15kv utility switches.