Entries by Swinerton

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

Press Release: Cision 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 […]

Marine Construction

News: Pacific Maritime Magazine Current or recent marine construction projects on the west coast range from the removal of navigation hazards to the clean-sheet construction of floating facilities. The latter, a floating fireboat station, is in the works for the San Francisco waterfront. It will be the first of its kind in Northern California and is scheduled […]

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 […]