Building on an established relationship with the City of Lethbridge, Dawson Wallace Construction Ltd. was recently awarded the contract for the City’s new fire station following a competitive tender and proposal process.
The new station will service the south zone of west Lethbridge, providing additional coverage capacity to the surrounding communities. With construction commencing in December 2019, the new station will encompass approximately 13,293 sq.ft. of space. It will be comprised of structural steel and precast construction, and will feature fully glazed overhead doors on the primary elevation and a partial mezzanine.
Housed within the station will be three apparatus bays, bunk rooms, administrative offices, locker and shower rooms, a communal kitchen and dining area, and a fitness room. The interior flooring will feature both polished concrete and epoxy flooring throughout. Additionally, the station will also house a new training zone for Hose Training.
Construction is anticipated to run for 13 months, inclusive of site development including concrete aprons, sidewalks, asphalt paving, and landscaping.