Logan Township Municipal Complex and Vehicle Maintenance Garage, Altoona, PA
L.R. Kimball provided complete architectural and engineering design services for the Logan Township Municipal Complex. The Complex consists of a two-story, approximately 20,000 square foot Municipal Building which includes space for the Township Police Department, Township Manager’s Office, Emergency Management Office, Zoning, Sewer, and Tax Offices, and public meeting space. This building consists of a steel structural frame, precast concrete plank second floor and roof, and masonry infill at walls.
In addition, the Complex includes a 14,500 square foot Municipal Vehicle/Maintenance Garage. This structure is a pre-engineered steel building with interior masonry partitions. The garage includes an office/locker/break room area, mechanical repair/maintenance bays for vehicles, a truck/vehicle wash bay, storage bays for vehicles and equipment, and a secured vehicle impound area for Police use. The office is equipped with telephone and data communication connected through the Municipal Office Building. Maintenance areas are heated using natural gas-fired overhead radiant heat and the office/locker area is heated with a forced air unit. A rapid-fill water valve was also provided for the Township’s street cleaner.
The material/salt storage building is constructed of cast in place concrete foundations and vertical walls for increased material/salt storage capacity with conventional construction for the structure above and roof. The building has a single slope roof and single side access for vehicles and loading equipment.
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