PROJECT : Caltrans District 3 Headquarters
LOCATION: Marysville, CA
CONSTRUCTION VALUE: $66 Million
OWNER: State of California, Department of General Services/Caltrans
CONSTRUCTION MANAGER: Jacobs
ARCHITECT: AC Martin Partners
GENERAL CONTRACTOR: Turner Construction Co.
About the Project
The Caltrans District 3 Headquarters was a Design-Build effort for the State of California with the Turner and AC Martin Partners team charged with this commission. The 230,000 gsf, 5-story office building features loft-like open offices with high ceilings and natural lighting for Caltrans administration, design and engineering studios.
The facility was designed to house 776 Caltrans employees and includes a 200-seat auditorium, public service counters, teleconferencing facilities, childcare center and a cafeteria with outdoor tables and canvas awnings. The structure was designed using a hybrid, precast concrete frame and exterior skin incorporating post-tensioned cables at the exterior frame.
MatriScope provided the following services:
- Earthwork observation, including providing supplemental geotechnical recommendations for Building Foundation, Building Over Excavation, Sidewalks/Parking Areas, and Basement Demolition
- Building code compliance
- Special inspections and materials testing related to:
- epoxy anchors
- precast concrete
- post-tensioned concrete
- structural concrete
- structural steel