Downtown Public Safety Headquarters
SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
Arias provided Geotechnical Engineering and Construction Materials Testing services for the this six-story building with an approximate 220,000 square feet of plan area was constructed at the site of an old existing K-Mart building that was being utilized by the City of San Antonio for storage. The Public Safety Headquarters now serves as the hub housing over 500 City of San Antonio Police and Fire Department administrative employees.
Associated with the new Public Safety Building is a nine-story concrete parking structure having a 640 car capacity. Arias provided the following services for the construction of this project: laboratory testing; concrete observation and testing; field density testing; drilled pier observation and testing; post tension observation and testing; structural steel observation; reinforcing steel observation and testing; and masonry observation and testing.