b'28 SJC EMERGENCY RESPONSEa different duration, had the whole project been, say, a year later, Setoudeh notes.Adding a landside bay when the project was well into the design process for an ARFF-only station added a significant challenge. Designers had to consider how each firefighting team would respond to calls and meet security requirements for specific areas, all while maintaining an easy flow from the living quarters to the bays, so crews could jump on the rigs PHOTO: SAN JOSE FIRE DEPARTMENTquickly. With one set of apparatus bays facing the airfield and another bay facing the street, designers had to make sure they would not be open at the same time, causing a breach of the Air Operations Area. At the end of the project when the One set of apparatus bays faces the airfield; another bay faces the street.station opened, it was cool to see both crews run through their practice calls, Challenges and Opportunities Procurement was approved and beganSetoudeh recalls. Because Station 20 was designed and builtat the end of 2020, so most materials during the pandemic, project participantsand products were already ordered orMar notes that the design schedule was held virtual meetings when possible andreceived before global supply chain issuesrelatively aggressive, because the new met outdoors at the build site. Contractorsbegan. Long-lead items such as networkbuilding was actually an enabling project. were required to follow the latest countyswitches and kitchen appliances withStation 20 needed to be completed so the mandates and implement COVID screeningmicrochips required extra attention orold station on the east side of the airport procedures at the job site. substitutions. I think it would have beencould be demolished for the expansion of Terminal B.Like the design team, the construction team had hurdles to clear. One of its main challenges involved a soil berm at the build site. Concerns about contaminated Benefits of Energy Seals soil from an old nearby manufacturing site PLANES CANT SWEATliquid roof coatings: prompted crews to add a robust barrier THATS YOUR Repairs and prevents leaks with a vapor mitigation system under the Reduces hangar temperature building slab. Overaa prepped and treated ROOF LEAKING Extends the service life of yourthe entire building pad and site area with existing roof lime before pouring the slab.Energy-Seal Coatings KeepWarranties cover labor andCrews had to proceed with caution Your Hangar Dry and Cool materials for up to 20 years around high voltage lines and a main Installation with minimalartery of the airports fiber network running disruption through the building site. There was also Low-cost maintenancean existing three-way intersection that needed a fourth direction to enter the Call Energy Seals professionalsnew facility. The project team worked today at 800.587.3758 for a FREEclosely with the City Public Works consultation and estimate. Department and the California Department of Transportation because part of the intersection included a freeway on-ramp that required encroachment permits and long-lead items like traffic poles. The benefit of working so collaboratively with the airport and the City Public Works Weve Got You Covered Department was that we were able to BEFORE AFTER leverage their connections within the city energy-seal.comOctober 2022AirportImprovement.com'