Transportation Center and Central Kitchen | Bethel School District
Location: Spanaway, WA
Student Size: 19,000 in 23 schools
Size: 65,127 sq. ft. total
- Central Kitchen: 24,563 sq. ft.
- Transportation Center: 37,876 sq. ft.
- Bus Wash: 2,688 sq. ft.
Project Value: $19 Million
Completion Date: 2014
Scope: Construction Management
Architect: Bassetti Architects
General Contractor: BNBuilders
Delivery Method: Design-Build
Pre-engineered metal buildings house a Transportation Center – including bus washing/fueling and six bus-repair bays, a Central Kitchen serving all schools in the Bethel School District, and multifunctional space. Originally designed as a third building, break room functions and multi-function space were relocated to a second floor, above the Transportation Center. Multiple buildings give this facility, located on a 20-acre site, a campus-like feel, including a green space that serves as the campus hub.
The Design-Build team made programmatic design and campus layout a critical factor. In addition, the design-build approach kept the project within budget.
The Transportation Center and Central Kitchen was the first K-12 Design-Build project in the state of Washington.