Hubert H. Humphrey Terminal - Orange Ramp

Location: 
Bloomington, Minnesota
Total Project Cost: 
$63.5 million
Size: 
1.5 million SF
A&P Role: 
General Contractor

The Humphrey Terminal parking ramp is the largest single-building parking structure in the region. Located between the existing ramp and the light rail station, the new eight-story facility added 4,700 vehicle spaces, including 2,150 spaces for employee parking. The facility also includes a 12-story elevator core building, sophisticated mechanical and electrical system, climate-controlled skyways and a state-of-the-art CCTV security system. The ramp was originally designed as an eight-level facility, but midway through construction the client decided to prepare the structure to add two more levels in the future. AP’s challenge was to find a cost-efficient way to strengthen the columns to support ten levels.  The entire project team helped come up with an innovative solution in which self-consolidating concrete was wrapped around more than 100 columns to solve the capacity challenge.