Public Safety Center

Project Information

Construction of Beaverton’s new Public Safety Center is underway. The city, along with a project team including representatives from Shiels Obletz Johnsen, FFA Architecture & Interiors, and Skanska Construction, are working on program coordination and completion of our new earthquake resistant police and emergency management building. The Public Safety Center is located near the corner of SW Hall Blvd and SW Allen Blvd. The building is expected to be completed in summer 2020.

Proposed rendering of Public Safety Center at dusk as viewed from Hall Blvd.Public Safety Center design rendering, entry view near the corner of Allen Blvd. and Hall Blvd.

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What to expect this year

Ongoing construction is expected through spring 2020. Upcoming milestones are anticipated to include:

December 2019Shell Station demolition completed. Parking canopies underway, which will hold solar panels.
Jan. - Mar. 2020 Construction continuation and starting the demolition and rebuilding of the gas station property.
Note: Tentative schedule. Milestones may vary based on weather conditions and construction activity.

South wall with brick and windows in place and scaffolding along west side.Demolition of the Beaverton Activities Center began in fall 2018 to make way for the new building. Since then, construction at the site has progressed.

Project Milestones

Sep. - Nov. 2019Exterior walls added, windows and brick installation begins. Interior sheetrock added to first floor areas, as work continues on all three floors. Weatherproofing and roofing beings, and roadwork along adjacent streets continues.
Aug. 2019Topping Out Ceremony (last piece of iron added to the building!)
Jul. - Aug. 2019Exterior concrete walls and interior block walls added. Steel trusses and cross-laminated timbers installed, and all three floors of building completed.
Installation of internal walls, fire sprinkler pipes, HVAC duct work, electrical wiring, and sheet rock begins on all three floors.
Jun. 2019Purchased Shell Station property.
May 2019Completed concrete pour of first floor slab and began roadwork along Hall Boulevard for sidewalk, utility and grading.
Apr. 2019Reached the one year (52 week) mark for completion.
Sept. 2018Groundbreaking ceremony and construction commencement.
Aug. 2018$400,000 EPA grant awarded for brownfield cleanup activities at the site.
Jul. 2018Planning and design complete.
Feb. 2018Community Open House for site and building design.
Nov. 2017Public Hearing Notice for Brownfields Cleanup Plan to apply for EPA grants.
Sept. 2017Contract approved with Skanska USA Building, Inc. for pre-construction manage/general contractor services.
Aug. 2017Contract approved with FFA Architecture & Interiors for architectural services.
Jul. 2017Update provided to city Council regarding Beaverton Activities Center tenants.
Apr. 2017Contract approved with Shiels Obletz Johnsen, Inc. (Portland, OR) for owner's representative services.
Jan. 2017Resolution passes authorizing the issuance, sale, execution and delivery of $35 million in general obligation bonds for the construction and equipping of the building.
Dec. 2016Appointment of Orrick, Herrighton & Suttcliffe, LLP (Portland, OR) as Bond Counsel and PFM Financial Advisory, LLC (Seattle, WA) to provide financial advisory services for general obligation bonds.
Nov. 2016Beaverton voters approve $35 million public safety center bond measure.
Jun. 2016Resolution passes referring bond measure to Beaverton voters.