(AURORA, Colo. - May 7, 2012) – Adolfson & Peterson Construction (A&P) broke ground on the new Cherry Hills Village/South Metro Fire Rescue Joint Public Safety Facility for Cherry Hills Village.
The 20,000-sf facility will be shared between the Cherry Hills Village and South Metro Fire Rescue Authority and will include a 10,000-sf replacement fire station, a 7,500-sf replacement police department and 2,500 sf of share/common/public areas. It will be located on the east of Meade Lane and south of East Quincy Avenue. Construction is expected to be complete January 2013.
The building was designed by Roth-Sheppard Architects.
The building includes apparatus bays, support areas, kitchen, dining and sleeping quarters for the Fire Department; offices, meeting rooms, locker rooms, interview rooms, evidence storage, processing, booking and holding and storage for the Police Department; and a workout area that will be shared by the two departments, as well as by City staff. The large training room will be used by the public as a community space and will include public restrooms, a kitchenette and miscellaneous storage space.