California Highway Patrol Truckee

Truckee, CA

Located in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the CHP Field Office in Truckee, California is an essential service facility designed to withstand large snow loads in a high seismic region. The project consists of a single story 29,000 square foot main building, additional parking and storage buildings, and foundations for the 88 foot tall radio tower. The buildings are designed for superior durability and low maintenance for a harsh 24/7 operational use environment.

Quick Facts

  • Size: 29,000 SF
  • Architect: LPAS
  • Due to its location in Truckee, the structure was designed for high snow loads (225 psf ground snow load)
  • Construction Cost: $21,000,000
  • Contractor: Otto Construction

Rendering credit: LPAS