Carol Hatfield, Executive Director of Transportation, and Dave Peterson, Facilities Coordinator, host this virtual tour of the new Transportation and Support Services facility:
July 27, 2020
Photo 1: buses serving north routes are lined up in their parking spots on the new Transportation campus.
Photo 2: furniture is being moved into the building, including the dispatch offices.
Photos 3 and 4: in the maintenance section, individual offices for administrative staff as well as grouped offices for use by field staff are being furnished.
Photos 5 and 6: tables and chairs are being set up in the facilities staff break room and training area. A room divider in the middle can separate the areas as needed.
July 21, 2020
June 24, 2020
Photo 1: a vinyl, abstract district routing map is placed on the second floor of the entryway glass.
Photo 2: this aerial view of the Transportation site shows the completed parking lots and striping.
Photo 3: aerial view of the rear of the building, with fueling stations at the left and a maintenance vehicle shed at the right.
Photo 4: completing the entry area outside is the installation of a flag pole.
Photo 5: finishing touches in the main office area include carpeting and casework.
Photo 6: casework is being completed in the staff break/training room.
Photo 7: the bus maintenance bays are getting its final painting and other finishes.
June 3, 2020
Photo 1: asphalt paving is nearly complete in the bus area, entry gates are operational, and fencing and landscaping are being installed.
Photo 2: crew members touch up the exterior of the entryway.
Photo 3: rolling covers for the bus lifts are being installed.
Photo 4: ceiling fans are being installed in the carpentry area.
Photos 5-8: interior painting has been completed on the first floor and is underway on the second floor.
May 27, 2020
May 6, 2020
Photo 1: a crew member finishes the connections for the air and fluid hoses.
Photo 2: the elevator has been installed.
Photos 3 and 4: sheetrocking is complete on the first floor and is being prepared for painting, including the main office area and the driver break room.
Photos 5-7: on the second floor, sheetrocking and final fastening continues.
Photo 8: concrete slabs are being poured at the shop entries.
Photo 9: the half-street improvement adjacent to the site has been paved, and the main entryway is about to receive another lift of asphalt.
Photo 1: recent exterior work includes installation of parking lot lights by PGE and installation of curbs for the automobile parking lot adjacent to Jacobson Road.
Photo 2: aerial view of the rear of the site.
Photo 3: work has started on the elevator.
Photo 4: drywall seams have been taped and finished in the office area.
Photo 5: work continues in the bus maintenance bay.
Photo 6: the diesel mechanic CTE classroom.
Photo 7: half-street improvements on Jacobson Road as required by the city.
April 22, 2020
Photo 1: a crew member adds weatherstripping to the windows.
Photo 2: retractable hoses for air and fluids have been added to the bus maintenance bay.
Photo 3: the first floor offices and conference rooms have been sheetrocked.
Photo 4: the canopy has been installed over the maintenance vehicle storage area.
Photo 5: the front of the building so far.
Photo 6: the back of the building so far; the bus wash canopy is on the left side.
April 14, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: aerial views show construction work in all parts of the site, front and back.
Photos 3 and 4: on the first floor, work continues overhead with HVAC ductwork and conduit, while sheetrocking has started over the wall framing in the offices.
Photos 5 and 6: construction remains active in the bus maintenance bay.
Photo 7: traps are placed in trenches behind the bus maintenance bay to collect automotive grease and prevent it from going into the sewer.
Photo 8: concrete tilt walls have been erected for the maintenance equipment storage area.
April 7, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: crew members are installing the frames for the second-floor classroom windows from the outside, while another works on them from the inside.
Photo 3: an aerial view of the site shows construction work in all areas, including: the window frame installation in the foreground; parking lot curbing to the left; installation of concrete slab for facilities equipment at the upper left; bus wash canopy and a fuel island to the right of the building; and roofing work above.
Photos 4 and 5: framing is complete on the first floor, and sheetrocking will commence.
Photo 6: workers install a pipe.
Photo 7: another crew member affixes an electrical outlet box to a wall frame.
Photo 8: a protective concrete bollard is installed and checked for levelness in front of the bus maintenance bays.
March 31, 2020
Photos 1-3: inside the building, crews continue overhead work on conduit and HVAC ducts, while framing in the diesel mechanic classroom and lab is about halfway complete.
Photos 4-5: the diesel/unleaded fuel and the propane fuel islands are being constructed .
Photos 6-7: the shop doors have been installed on the east side of the bus maintenance bay.
Photo 8: a crew member works on affixing the roof above the bus wash canopy.
March 24, 2020
Video (1.5 min) - construction update:
March 18, 2020
Photo 1: aerial view of the Transportation project site shows roofing work and preparations for installation of the storefront windows.
Photo 2: a crew member checks around the roof joists.
Photos 3 and 4: a crew member bends conduit to the proper curve for his partner to install in the ceiling.
Photo 5: doors have been installed in the shop areas.
Photo 6: the bus maintenance barn is being prepared for an upcoming concrete pour.
Photo 7: outside, the concrete base has been laid for the tractor/equipment storage area.
March 11, 2020
Video (1.5 min) - construction update:
March 6, 2020
Photo 1: concrete has been poured on the second floor deck. The diesel mechanic CTE program's lab and classroom will be located here.
Photo 2: an overhead view of the carpentry area from the second floor.
Photo 3: looking down from the second floor to the shop area. Crews are working on the area around the lifts.
Photo 4: the first floor of the building, looking toward the office area. HVAC ductwork is being installed.
Feb. 17, 2020
Photos 1-2: Transportation building construction continues.
Photos 3-4: Interior stairs are built.
Jan. 31, 2020
Roof decking is being installed over the building (photos 1-4), and stairways are being placed in various areas (photo 5).
Jan. 21, 2020
Photo 1: an aerial view shows the crane bringing in a roof truss to be installed.
Photo 2: crew members have welded the truss in place and are moving on to the next one.
Jan. 10, 2020
Photos 1-4: crew members receive a truss by crane, place it on a hanger, then weld the truss into place.
Jan. 2, 2020
Photos 1 and 2: concrete masonry work for the interior walls is completed. Pending weather conditions, roof trusses will be installed overhead.
Photo 3: a crew member verifies measurements along the exterior wall.
Sept. 3, 2019 - concrete is poured for the foundation slab.
July 12, 2019 - excavation and grading of the site begins.
February 2018 - pre-design of the facility begins.