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Multi-Agency Service Park (MASP) & Public Safety Training Academy (PSTA) - Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy

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Show the project location in google map8751 Snouffer School Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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Funding/Expenditure Schedule

 

Project Team

Architect
Baker and Associates
3601 Eisenhower Ave. 6th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22304
Contractor
HESS Construction + Engineering Services, Inc.
804 West Diamond Avenue, Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
 

Montgomery County Government
Department of General Services

Office of Special Projects
Hamid Omidvar, AIA, Chief
240-777-6126
Project Manager
Ali Davoodi, RA
240-777-6009
Team Leader
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Phone #
 

The Montgomery County Multi Agency Service Park (MASP) & Public Safety Training Academy (PSTA) includes 4 projects:

Current Phase: Under Construction

Project Status and Schedule:

Design Start: 9/1/2012
Construction Start: 1/13/2015
Construction Completion (Estimated): 6/15/2016

Notes: For construction progress pictures see the Images tab.

 

The facilities are used to train new fire fighters and police recruits for Montgomery County.

Tenant:

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS)
Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD)

3A-PSTA Academic Building: (119,334 GSF, Building Height = 30’- 8”)

The PSTA Academic building will be a steel frame structure having both one and two story portions.

The firing range, gymnasium and building support portions of the building will be a one story structure consisting of load bearing masonry bearing and shear walls and steel columns. This portion of the structure will be separated from the remaining 2 story steel frame building by a building expansion joint.

The remaining portion of the building is composed of two story areas. The second floor level consists of a concrete slab on composite metal deck.

The roof of the entire building at 2 story and one story portions will be covered by green roof.

3C-PSTA Fire Training Building - Residential (4,850 GSF, Building Height = 29’- 4”) and
3D-PSTA Fire Training Building - Commercial (11,300 GSF, Building Height = 60’- 0”):

There will be two fire training buildings, one simulating a residential structure and the other simulating a commercial structure. Both will be used to conduct live fire training exercises, utilizing controlled propane gas-fired props. The structures will have fires deliberately set in them for the purpose of training able-bodied firefighters in various skills. As a result, the two structures will not have finishes or conventional M/E/P systems. Since operation is smokeless, ???? water ??? will be used for smoke simulation.

3E-PSTA High Bay & Fire Training Support Building (12,000 GSF, Building Height = 51’- 0”):

The high bay support building will be a steel frame structure having a column free interior space. The wall system will be comprised of steel girt members spanning horizontally between building columns providing support for a metal panel exterior cladding.

3F-PSTA Apparatus Building (15,386 GSF, Building Height =26’- 0”):

The Apparatus building consists of a 140’ x 78’ vehicle bay area, with a 40’ x 114’ administrative and support area at the south end. The vehicle bay area will be a one story, column free interior space. The administrative area is a one story structure having a lower roof height than the vehicle bay area. The structure will consist of reinforced masonry exterior walls used as load bearing and lateral shear walls.

3G-PSTA Canine Training Building (6,000 GSF, Building Height = 17’- 8”):

The Canine building is a one story structure consisting of reinforced masonry exterior walls used as load bearing and lateral shear walls.

3KLMNOP-PSTA Multi-use Cityscape Structures (about 12,000 GSF, Building Height = 15’- 0” to 28’- 4”):

The Cityscape structures will be used for training simulation. Wall construction will be load bearing sawn lumber studs with wood sheathing panels for lateral shear walls.

3Q-DOT Vehicle Training Support Building (2,075 GSF, Building Height = 17’- 8”):

The Vehicle Training Support Building will be wood frame construction having load bearing sawn lumber studs with wood sheathing panels for lateral shear walls.

3R-Fuel Facility (2,095 GSF):

The Fuel Facility is a sheltered building which provides fuel for the agencies vehicles located at the site.

Links of Interest:

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PSTA Driving Track Preparation

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3B Exterior View of Garage

PSTA View 1 of Academic Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3B Exterior View of Garage

PSTA View 2 of Academic Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3R Fuel Facility Floor Plan

PSTA View 3 of Academic Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3R Fuel Facility Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of Apparatus Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3R Exterior View of Fuel Facility

PSTA View 2 of Apparatus Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3R Exterior View of Fuel Facility

PSTA View 3 of Apparatus Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA 3R Exterior View of Fuel Facility

PSTA View 1 of Canine Training Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Multiuse City Scape Structure Floor Plans

PSTA View 1 of Fire Training Building - Commercial

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Skills Pad Building Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of Fire Training Building - Residential

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Skills Pad Building Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of Garage Buildings

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 2 of Garage Buildings

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of High Bay & Fire Training Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 2 of High Bay & Fire Training Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 3 of High Bay & Fire Training Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of Internal Roads

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 2 of Internal Roads

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 3 of Internal Roads

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View of Fuel Station

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 1 of Skill Pad Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

PSTA View 2 of Skill Pad Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA First Floor Plan

Exterior View Of A Multiuse City Scape Structure

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - Exterior View Of A Multiuse City Scape Structure

Exterior View Of Apparatus Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - Exterior View Of Apparatus Building

Exterior View Of The Canine Training Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - Exterior View Of The Canine Training Building

High Bay Exterior View Of Fire Training Support Building

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - High Bay Exterior View Of Fire Training Support Building

PSTA Building Enterance

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Building Enterance

PSTA View of the Entry Lobby

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA View of the Entry Lobby

PSTA Exterior View

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Exterior View

PSTA Exterior View

MASP & PSTA Project 3: Public Safety Training Academy - PSTA Exterior View