White Rock Fire Station
White Rock, New Mexico

Construction Cost: $6M   Size: 30,000sf   

  • Winner of Southwest Contractors – Government/Public Building over $5 million
  • Designed as a state-of-the-art facility
  • White Rock Fire Station replaced the over 40-year-old previous fire station
  • Site was located on Rover Boulevard, between State Road 4 and the Rover/Meadow intersection and will serve White Rock for fifty years
  • Single-level stand-alone structure
  • Designed to house 16 firefighters, four officers, and five apparatus bays
  • Included a conference/training room to accommodate 50 individuals
  • Structure was a combination of pre-engineered metal framing and conventional construction including steel bar joists, metal deck, steel beams and columns, and masonry walls
  • During design development, the cost of the pre-engineered metal bent frames and standard long span joists were evaluated to determine the best method to handle the long spans
  • Foundations were concrete spread footings with concrete slab on grade
  • Project was LEED® Approved – recycled, regional and low-emitting materials