Public Safety Building and Emergency Operations Center
The new Emergency Operations Center/Public Safety Building will be equipped with state-of-the-art disaster management and public safety technology. Sheriff’s Administration, Fiscal, Personnel, and Emergency Services will also be located in this building. The two-story, 38,000-square foot building is designed to operate independently during an emergency if city utilities become unavailable. On March 26, 2018, Contra Costa County selected the design-build team of Hensel Phelps and Dreyfuss + Blackford Architecture to complete this project. The new building is scheduled for completion in March 2020.
Bridging Architect: RossDrulisCusenbery Architecture, 18294 Sonoma Highway, Sonoma, CA 95476.
For information, questions, or concerns regarding the Emergency Operations Center/Public Safety Building project, please contact us at 925.335.1088.
October was the month for us to finally receive PG&E power to the project. AT&T was delivered to our MDF from both A and B paths. DoIT will be completing a cable run to the MDF at the 911 Building to provide a live feed to our new EOC. HP Team paved the way to have all the underground tanks hooked up and ready. Sanitary sewer and water were connected to the associated mains. Drywall framing, taping, and topping on the Second Floor, Public Lobby and Hallway completed except for a few small areas of touch-up. We have a new stairway in the Public Lobby Area. Painting on both floors, accent colors, prime and second coat application continues. Storefront systems have been installed except for the Breakroom Area on the Second Floor. Plaster finishes have been completed. Branch wire and low voltage wire continues to be installed and placed in the blocks in the MDF and IDFs. Most of the First Floor has seen the finishes, interior glazing, baseboard and carpet and vinyl throughout. T-bar ceiling, drop-in fixtures, low voltage units and equipment have been installed in the ceiling tile on both floors. The Monitor Wall in the Situation Room has been framed and will be ready to hang and tape in November. Everyone of the craftsmen are rushing toward completion and that same team has been working hard to say, “No Lost time accidents!” and the New EOC is a safe place for all trades to work in.