San Rafael Fire Station Annex

San Rafael, California

W | A Associates, Structural Engineering Services

This project involved the remodel of an existing one-story building, adjacent to the main Fire Station into a fire dispatch center. The structure consisted of an existing wood frame building with concrete exterior walls. In addition to the dispatch facilities, the project included dorm rooms, a kitchen and private offices.

W | A Associates provided services consisting of: review of existing documents of the subject building, coordination of testing procedures to determine reinforcement in concrete and CMU walls and to determine footing configuration, selection of a laboratory and of a contractor to perform testing, preparation of a conceptual scheme for strengthening the building. Pursuant to the forensic phase, W/A performed the preparation of Construction Documents, followed with full Construction Administration services.