Entries by Swinerton Wahlberg

Floating Barge for San Francisco Fire Department Fireboat Station No. 35 Arrives in the Bay Search

Swinerton-Power (the joint venture of Swinerton and Power Engineering Construction Co.), Liftech Consultants Inc., and Shah Kawasaki Architects welcomed the arrival of the steel float from Shanghai for the high-profile design-build project, San Francisco’s Fireboat Headquarters at Fire Station 35. This project is funded by the San Francisco voters-approved 2014 Earthquake Safety and Emergency Response […]

Fire Boat Station 35 is Approaching the Home Stretch

As construction of the San Francisco Fire Department emergency response facility approaches the final stretch of construction, the team has been doggedly working to achieve a major milestone: the barge floating over to its permanent location at Pier 22 ½ along The Embarcadero. Power Engineering Construction, Swinerton’s joint venture partner for this project, specializes in […]

Floating on the Dock of the Bay

The San Francisco Fireboat Station No. 35 project kicked off with the steel float arriving from China at the end of January 2020. The project team set up shop on Pier 1 at Treasure Island where structural steel began in early February. The station will be constructed on a 140’ x 50’ float to provide […]

Fireboat Station No. 35 Rising Above Water

Fireboat Station No. 35 is well underway at Pier 1 on Treasure Island, its temporary home during construction before it’s floated over and moored behind the historic Mediterranean-style fire station at Pier 22 ½ along San Francisco’s Embarcadero. The station is being constructed on a 165’ x 94’ floating barge to provide safe and immediate […]

Fireboats’ new Embarcadero station may be a floating pier

News: San Francisco Chronicle By 2021, one of the most visible piers on San Francisco’s Embarcadero could be a streamlined fire station clad in white metal panels and perched atop a permanently docked barge. First, though, the team officially selected last week by the city’s Department of Public Works to construct the $30 million facility just […]