Triad Associates was hired to design a fire station for the City of Ligonier. Completed just last month, the Ligonier Fire Station has been nominated to be considered for the 2022 Firehouse Station Design Awards. Encompassing 23,969 square feet, here is the story behind the project and other station features:Chief Jeremy Weaver and Assistant Gerald Sprague did their homework in planning the new station by visiting other facilities in the region. They knew what they wanted and had floor plans sketched even before initial meetings with the consultants. Final plans were detailed during COVID shutdown of all non-essential business in Indiana. The construction pre-bid meeting was done on-line with fifty-three attendees via Zoom!The station was constructed on an old industrial property that had left old foundations, debris and spoil material. Two hundred and thirty-four rammed aggregate Geopiers were installed to support the foundations and slabs.The station includes a Safe Haven … Continued
Monthly Archives: August 2022
The Indiana Water Environment Association is having a birthday! For 50 years IWEA has been dedicated to preserving and protecting Indiana’s waterways. Since 1972 when the Clean Water Act was enacted, IWEA has been educating its members, as well as citizens of Indiana, about the importance of our water environment.This year IWEA’s conference this year is being held in Fort Wayne, Indiana and at the Grand Wayne Convention Center August 16-August 19th. Stop by Triad’s booth this week and have a chat with our knowledgeable representatives. With decades of construction and engineering experience, Triad’s associates are always available to talk to operators, supervisors, and municipal employees to answer questions and offer solutions.Happy learning!