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DC Convention Center Escalators


  • Category: Multi-Family & Special Projects
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Owner/Client: Events DC
  • Contract Value: $4.6 Million
  • Duration: 8 Months


  • Design/build escalator addition in largest convention facility in DC
  • Installation of 4 new escalators adjacent to existing escalators at 4 separate locations
  • Included renovation of existing interior public space
  • Partial demolition/replacement of two granite stairways and demolition of architectural walls
  • Construction of new escalator pits
  • Reinforcement of the pod floor structure by inserting a 30-ton steel truss beam
  • Modifications to existing glass guardrail systems
  • Installation of monitoring panel in Engineering Command Center
  • Job complexities included matching of existing escalator equipment, stone, glass rail, and other architectural features which had been installed 10 years prior


NEWH DC Chapter,
Gold Maven Sponsor
AGC of America
Allied Member SM Seal
International Hospitality Institute