Polk County Courthouse


The Polk County Courthouse was a complete fire system upgrade of the new and old courthouse buildings.

Project Description

Title: Polk County Courthouse Fire System Retrofit

Location: Dallas, OR

Square Footage: 40,000 square feet of affected area

General description of services rendered

  • Competitive project bid negotiations
  • Value engineering
  • Permit applications
  • Self- perform construction to finish product

General description of processes

  • Provide safety plan, and review with client for on site safety during construction
  • All major work performed after hours with active client operations undisturbed
  • Self performed demolition, carpentry, and concrete as needed to finished product

General Project Description

This project entailed the complete upgrade of all fire systems of the Polk County Courthouse. This required tapping into the city’s main water line in order to accommodate the new capacity of the fire system. Upgrades were made in all areas of the courthouse including information sensitive rooms. All appropriate seismic upgrades were made to stay to in compliance with new standards for fire systems.

Trade Involvement

  • Excavation
  • Exterior Site Utilities
  • Saw Cutting and Core drilling of Concrete
  • Concrete
  • Pipe Fitting and Cutting
  • Low Voltage Electrical Monitoring
  • Plaster and Drywall patching and Painting
  • Fire Rated Coil Door Upgrades
  • General Electrical
  • Suspended Ceiling upgrade