Goochland Emergency Communications Center

Project Summary

This facility is an 8,300 sf building that houses Goochland’s Emergency Communications Center and an operations center to be activated in response to local disasters or major weather events or at other time as directed by County management. Some roads were eliminated, parking added, and some utilities relocated. The building is a fully sprinkled brick and masonry structure, with a light gage steel roof system with asphalt shingles with a 1,600 sf equipment yard and a 10 foot masonry wall surrounding the equipment yard. Timmons Group provided the associated site work, and Construction Materials Testing (CMT) services, subgrade observations, compaction testing, concrete testing which included, slump, air, temperature testing, casting 4x8-inch strength specimens, masonry, structural steel and EFIS observations during construction. These services included Special Inspections in accordance with the latest editions of the Virginia Uniform Building Code and lnternational Building Code (IBC).