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Major Maintenance Project Information
Jefferson Community Center Seismic and Electrical Systems Upgrade


Address: 3801 Beacon Avenue South

Current Status

This project is complete. Thank you, Seattle!
This project was funded in part by a State Department of the Military Hazard Mitigation grant using FEMA funds, and Major Maintenance funds.

Parks awarded the construction contract to Express Construction..

This electrical upgrade added a new emergency generator and automatic transfer switch to keep the building powered in the event of a power outage at the facility.

Project Description

Budget: $1,647,000
Electrical and Seismic Upgrades funded by FEMA grant and Major Maintenance Building Component Renovations.
Construction begins: Late August 2012.
Project complete: Completed in March 2013.

This project provides seismic upgrades to community center facility, including roof component seismic strapping, shear walls within structure, replace existing roof, gutters, and parapet, repair/replace clear story siding, replace metal sheeting on roof curbs. It will also remove existing HVAC roof unit and replace with new heat pump system.

A new emergency generator and an automatic transfer switch for electrical system will be installed. A variety of architectural improvements to include reconfiguring the sky lights, replacement of old ceiling panels, fresh paint and other minor upgrades.

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Updated June 12, 2013

More Information

Gary Gibbons
800 Maynard Ave S
Suite 300
Seattle WA 98134


Currently no events are scheduled.


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