Wood Technology Center

UW Tacoma Phase 3
April 27, 2017
Secondary Learning Center
April 27, 2017
Location: Seattle, Washington

This $17 million project involved replacing the existing 30,000-square-foot shop building and a number of other modular structures at Seattle Central Community College with a new 70,000-square-foot building. The new building includes a two-story vocational shop wing with shops for the instruction of for cabinetmaking, carpentry, fiberglass boatbuilding and marine carpentry, and a two-story administration area housing reception, kitchen and lounge areas, general classrooms, a lecture hall, a computer lab and a library.

ORA was engaged to provide the following testing and inspection services:
  • Soil nail grout
  • Reinforced concrete
  • Shotcrete
  • Cold-formed steel framing
  • Spray-applied fireproofing
  • Steel seismic resistance system
  • Structural steel fabrication and erection
  • Nondestructive testing of welds
  • Subsurface interface radar (locating services)