Fridley Civic City Hall is moving along nicely

Fridley Civic City Hall

Fridley, MN
General Contractor:
McGough Construction
BKV Group, Inc.
City of Fridley

Most recently, crews have been working on installation of the first floor for police, fire and city hall offices. Stair and elevator cores are going up, and mezzanines and office floor areas are taking shape in the public works building.

Concrete plank has been set for the subfloor for the police, fire and city hall office areas, as well as the public works offices. Finally, the flatbed trucks hauling large wall panels have completed their work, but have been replaced by semi-trailers for 99′ support beams.

As the walls take shape, building color starts to emerge. The color of the large panels of the Public Works building was selected to mimic the brick color that you can see on the Fire Department’s apparatus bays. The gray tones on the Public Works building will complement the metal panels that will soon be evident as the exterior skin to the Public Safety building. Those walls will go up after the footings for the salt shed. The color of the salt shed will match the exterior of the Public Safety building. Once walls are framed for City Hall a stone base and brick can then be laid up creating the exterior skin of that portion of the building. The further along the exterior gets, the more obvious this blending of colors and materials will be.

Wells Concrete is producing and erecting nearly 50,000 sq. ft. of precast concrete, including 54 pieces of architectural wall panels with thin brick features for this project.  Precast hollowcore, beams, columns, and structural wall panels also support the building.

Products Sq. Ft. #
Beam 2,250 39
Column 309 27
Flat Architectural 11,220 54
Flat Structural 6,341 53
Hollowcore 28,087 335
Total 48,208 508

For more information about this project, contact Gary Pooley.