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CPARB Case Study:

Transportation Center and Central Kitchen

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.
Client: 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
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