homepage home
subscribe to Mountainstates Construction magazine subscribe
newsletters free e-newsletter
advertise
industry jobs industry jobs
Mcgraw Hill Construction
Mountainstates Construction Logo
Order Your RISK FREE Subscription
comment

Big Cottonwood Canyon Fire Station Serves Remote Area

Text size: A A

 

Courtesy of Pasker Gould Ames and Weaver
The new station is located in picturesque Cottonwood Canyon between the Solitude and Brighton ski resorts.
----- Advertising -----

2012 Award of Merit

Government/Public Buildings Category

Big Cottonwood Canyon Station #108

Salt Lake County, Utah

Located between the Solitude and Brighton ski resorts, the new three-bay fire station provides full-time emergency service for residents and businesses in remote Cottonwood Canyon.

The jobsite was closed during the winter, so the design and construction team developed a plan to phase the work. Crews focused on sitework, structural concrete footings, foundations, walls and other elements that could be left unattended until spring, then waited until warmer weather to complete other key elements of the project. The station was designed with a large flex space that can be utilized for both firefighter training and community gatherings on its upper level. This flex space can also serve as a command center for natural disasters within the canyon service area.

Key Players

Owner: Unified Fire Authority, Salt Lake City

Architect/Civil Engineer: Pasker Gould Ames & Weaver Inc., Murray, Utah

General Contractor: Zwick Construction, Salt Lake City

Structural Engineer: MJ Structural Engineers, Salt Lake City

MEP: Olsen & Peterson Consulting Engineers Inc., Salt Lake City

Electrical Engineer: BNA Consulting, Salt Lake City

Entry submitted by Pasker Gould Ames & Weaver

Keywords:

----- Advertising -----
Reader Photos
Photos from ENR Mountain States Photo Showcase
Dodge Lead Center
Search for local construction projects OR CALL 877-234-4246 and get a FREE Lead Now!
Search by Project Type & State





----- Advertising -----
 Reader Comments:

Sign in to Comment

To write a comment about this story, please sign in. If this is your first time commenting on this site, you will be required to fill out a brief registration form. Your public username will be the beginning of the email address that you enter into the form (everything before the @ symbol). Other than that, none of the information that you enter will be publically displayed.

We welcome comments from all points of view. Off-topic or abusive comments, however, will be removed at the editors’ discretion.