City of Marathon Fire Station #14 Marathon, Florida Keys

City of Marathon Fire Station no 14

TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc. provided structural engineering design, contract administration and inspection services for this $6.1 million fire station, which also serves as the City's Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Completed in December 2007, this two-story, 17,500 square foot, concrete facility was built to withstand winds of 200 mph. The station has 3 vehicle bays, dormitory rooms, exercise facility, offices, a front public meeting room, and a full service kitchen.

Key Structural Components
Hollow core slabs; composite concrete slab over precast joists
Precast concrete walls and stairs
Pile caps with auger cast pile foundation
Structural concrete ground floor slab supported on grade beams
Design Team
Architect: Cartaya & Associates Architects, P.A.
Contractor: Biltmore Construction
Structural Engineers: TRC Worldwide Engineering, Inc.
New Construction: 17,500 GSF
Construction Cost: $6.1 Million
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