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Category: Fire Stations 54 & 55

Construction update – Fire Stations 54 & 55

A lot of progress has been made in the last couple of weeks at the two fire station construction sites.  At Fire Station 54, Wickman Development and Construction, had been working on footing rebar installation for a few weeks leading up to a large concrete pour last week.  The concrete pour included the new building pad … Continued

Essential Facilities – Fire Station 54 & 55 construction update

Currently, Wickman Development & Construction is rebuilding the apparatus bays and living quarters of the two fire stations.  Fire Station 54 spread footing foundations have finished installation in the new portion of the building where the living quarters will be.  Excavation of the elevator pit has finished, and the walls of the elevator shaft are now … Continued

Fire Stations 54 & 55 Groundbreaking Ceremony

On April 19, the City held two groundbreaking ceremonies for the fire station reconstruction project: one for Fire Station 54 and one for Fire Station 55.  A line of shovels was used to officially mark the start of the renovations. Mayor Kate Colin was joined by Vice Mayor Kertz, Councilmembers Bushey and Llorens Gulati, Fire … Continued

Castro Ave street closure for Fire Station 54 Groundbreaking Ceremony

On Tuesday, April 19, Castro Avenue from Francisco Boulevard East and Bellam Boulevard will be closed from 3:30 – 5:30 pm for the Fire Station 54 groundbreaking ceremony. NO parking signs will be posted along both sides of Castro Avenue between Francisco Boulevard East and Bellam Boulevard. Only cars of attendees will be allowed to … Continued

March 2022 Update – Extended Lane Limit: Notice Of Lane Closure And Bike Lane Relocation During Construction Of Fire Station 55 Renovation

Changed westbound Lane closure and bike lane relocation during construction of Fire Station 55 EXTENDED LANE LIMIT – Point San Pedro Road between Riviera Drive and Knight Drive The originally planned westbound lane closure from Peacock Drive to Knight Drive has been updated due to safety and accessibility concerns. The westbound lane closure will start … Continued

Fire Station 54 & 55 Construction update

Fire Stations 54 & 55 – Foundation work Our fire station contractor, Wickman completed demolishing the old buildings and gutted the apparatus bays for retrofit and renovation. Wickman also completed over excavation and compaction to prepare the building pad.   Currently, they are building the foundations and underground utilities at both sites. Fire Station 54 spread … Continued

Construction of Fire Stations 54 & 55 is underway!

The City issued Notice to Proceed with construction to Wickman Development and Construction on January 10, 2022. Since then, Wickman, our General Contractor, has prepared the two project sites for construction.  Perimeter fences, safety notices, and field offices were installed. Wickman’s demolition subcontractor mobilized into Fire Station 54, located at 46 Castro Ave.   The living quarters at Fire Station 54 have been … Continued

Fire Stations 54 & 55 – notice to proceed with construction

On January 10, 2022, the City issued notice to general contractor, Wickman Development and Construction, for the reconstruction of Fire Stations 54 & 55. Fire Station 54 is located at 46 Castro Avenue in the Canal neighborhood, whereas Fire Station 55 is located at 955 Point San Pedro Road. The contractor started with site preparation … Continued

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