b'EMERGENCY RESPONSE SJC 23that ARFF personnelPartners, Collaboration Per the airports preference, Overaa encounter on aThe airport requested bids for aagreed to use structured collaborative daily basis. The city,design-build contract to create a highlypartnering on the project by working with in turn, jumped atcollaborative partnering environment.OrgMetrics, a local firm. I think that really the chance to addOveraa Construction was selected as thehelped the nature of the job with design-landside firefightingdesign-build contractor with MarJangbuild, Setoudeh says. We were all talking operations to the newArchitecture (formerly YamaMar Design) asto one another from the beginning. ARFF facility ratherJUDY ROSS its design partner. MarJang selected TenThe team used stakeholder than build a separateOver Studio as the teams public safetyengagement meetings to establish facility of its own. architect and architect of record for itsproject goals and defined the approach Funding from multiple sources coveredlong-standing history of work with the Sanfor achieving those goals. Meetings the $28.2 million price tag. The ARFFJose Fire Department. MarJang servedcontinued throughout the project, which portion of the building qualified for anas the design lead and provided airport- provided stakeholders and focus groups $18.2 million FAA Airport Improvementspecific experience, including Firehousemilestone check-in points to review the grant, with the airport contributing $4.23 at San Francisco International Airportproject progress and design documents, million for its local share. The landside(SFO), which was completed in 2014 withnotes Candice portion of the facility was funded with $4.6Overaa Construction. The airport alsoWong, principal at million from the citys general fund andworked closely with the San Jos publicTen Over Studio. At about $1.2 million of the citys Measure Tworks and fire departments throughout thethe beginning and funds, which are a special bond issue.project.end of each design Contractors broke ground Aug. 17, 2020,This was a reallymilestone, key project and the facility was substantially completefun project in itsstakeholders from the on Feb. 3, 2022. The former ARFF facilitycomplexity, remarksdesign-build teamsCANDICE WONGwill be demolished, and the reclaimedOveraa Projectparticipated in project space will be used to expand Terminal B.Manager Emilyreview meetings, providing the opportunity Setoudeh.for group discussion, input and direction EMILY SETOUDEH from the city and SJC.AirportImprovement.comOctober 2022'