Artesia Public safety complex

Client: CME Inc.

Project Location: Artesia, NM

Design Completion Date: 02/2008


Project Description:

  • Structural design and construction documents for the construction of the new 73,500 square foot facility.
  • Structural system consists of load bearing masonry walls, steel deck and roof joists, steel beams and columns, composite floor deck and concrete foundations.
  • Exposed structural radial glulams in Courtroom
  • Exposed steel tube truss in Fire Truck Apparatus Bay
  • The lateral system consists of masonry shear walls and steel braced frames.

Structure also includes:

·         High Density filing systems

·         Dorm and Office spaces

·         Interior Police Sallyport

·         Detention Holding Cells

·         Courtroom with Basement Prisoner Transfer Corridor

·         Exterior and Interior access connection bridges

·         Numerous exterior exposed steel tube cantilever canopies