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Vertical Transportation eXcellence

Elevator and Escalator Consultants



The types of vertical transportation needs vary widely in higher education institutions and K-12 schools. From elevators in dorms and classroom buildings to parking garages and libraries, each type of elevator has unique requirements and regulations. VTX has a clear understanding of these requirements and codes.

We offer survey, inspection, design, and construction administration services for your elevators and escalators. We have the tools and training needed to design a smooth, safe environment for your educational facility.


Representative Higher Education Projects

Community Colleges of Baltimore County

Community Colleges of Baltimore CountyLocation: Baltimore, Md.

Providing professional design and construction-administration services related to elevator renovations. Performed independent audits and developed construction documents, assistance during bid procurement, and construction administration during the campus-wide renovation program.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Rutgers, The State University of New JerseyLocation: New Brunswick, N.J.

Providing on-call vertical transportation consulting services in support of design and construction of miscellaneous renovation and new construction projects on the New Brunswick, Camden, and Newark Campuses.

State University of New York

State University of New YorkLocation: Albany, N.Y.

Provided surveys and reports on the condition of elevators, as well as heating, ventilation, and air conditioning cooling and hoistway ventilation design requirements related to the elevator operation.

University of Arizona

Foulger-Pratt Management, Inc.Location: Tucson, Ariz.

Provided construction administration and inspection services for the installation of one hydraulic passenger elevator in the Intercollegiate Athletics Facilities Additions and Renovations. The elevator is located in the new basketball practice facility for the nationally ranked University of Arizona Wildcats. The project also includes expansion to the Mary Roby Gymnastics Training Center and a new Diving Pool.

University of North Carolina

University of North CarolinaLocation: Chapel Hill, N.C.

Providing survey and equipment assessment services to support the University’s operations and capital planning.

Representative Education (K-12) Projects

Glendale Intermediate School

Location: Queens, N.Y.

Conducted inspection of hydraulic elevator at the Glendale Intermediate School #119Q and provided a report of findings to the prime contractor.

Heston and Alexander Wilson Schools

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.

Provided design-phase services for modernizing a passenger elevator at each of the Heston and Alexander Wilson schools within the Philadelphia School District.

Mastbaum High School

Mastbaum High SchoolLocation: Philadelphia, Pa.

Reviewed design documents, established criteria of elevator needs and expectations, coordinated and advise the Labor and Industry Elevator Division of the efforts being exerted on the project. Surveyed existing elevator equipment and provided project team with elevator design options.

New York City School Construction Authority

Location: New York, N.Y.

Provided elevator design services for the Choir Academy, Public School 65, and Public School 280. Also, provided elevator construction support services.

South Philadelphia High School

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.

Provided elevator maintenance and testing, review of existing conditions and requirements for car safety, and recommendations for one elevator located at the South Philadelphia High School.

Widener Memorial School

Location: Philadelphia, Pa.

Provided preliminary and final design services to the Philadelphia School District for the replacement of one basement drum machine elevator at Widener Memorial School.