Knappa Fire Station

Location

Astoria, OR

SCALE

3,874 Sq Ft

Completion

2023

Engineer

WRK Engineers

O’Brien is CM/GC for a $652,000 project to complete seismic strengthening for the 3,874 square foot Knappa Fire Station building. The project intent was to strengthen the building to an Immediate Occupancy seismic performance level.

Project elements included new steel moment frame and foundation grade beam at apparatus bay, as well as new plywood shear walls, hold down anchors, sill bolts, blocking to roof diaphragm, upgrading diaphragm connectivity to lateral force resisting system, and HSS collector at low roof.