CHULA VISTA FIRE STATION NO. 7

CHULA VISTA, CALIFORNIA

 

project information

  • OWNER - CITY OF CHULA VISTA FIRE DEPARTMENT

  • SIZE - 14,000 SQUARE FEET

  • COST - $4 MILLION

  • COMPLETED - SEPTEMBER 2003

This project included the design and preparation of construction documents for bidding, including specifications, cost estimates and construction administration services. The project involved the design of a new Fire Station in the Otay Ranch development in Chula Vista, CA. The project received an award from Fire Chief Magazine in the 2004 Station Style awards program. This project was developed as a “Design-Build” project and   was fast-tracked to provide complete design and construction of the station in a one year time frame. The design included the programming of the space requirements for a 14,000 square foot facility, to house up to 10 fire fighters and a Battalion Chief. Areas included an apparatus room with four drive thru bays, bunk rooms, fitness area, kitchen, day room, shop, dispatch and administrative spaces. The site design includes space for public and private vehicle parking, hose drying facilities, fuel facilities and an emergency generator. The construction cost for this project was $4,000,000. The project started design in September 2002 and construction was completed in time for the grand opening in September 2003. In addition to the station the design included an extensive memorial to the events of 9/11, including the names of all the New York Fire Personnel who gave their lives that day.