In November 2011, residents of Pierce County, WA, voted to consolidate and co-locate six 911 centers to the new Public Safety Communications Center (PSCC). This 75,000 SF facility houses police and fire dispatch, a municipal emergency operations center, administration, technology, records, and public counter services.
The PSCC was constructed to meet National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), National Emergency Number Association (NENA), and Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) standards for essential facilities. The building was designed to withstand natural or man-made catastrophic events so SS911 may continue providing critical emergency services for first responders and the Pierce County community.
Splice was hired as a subcontractor to provide the following specialized services:
- Move Management: Our efforts included developing the plan to relocate existing 911 call centers to the new building without interrupting emergency services, managing the RFP and bidding process, and implementing the move itself.
- Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment (FF&E) Procurement and Installation: Splice was responsible for requesting quotes using state cooperative purchasing contracts, managing tracking, delivery and installation, and closing out all punch list items.
- Signage: Splice worked with the signage designer to prepare final specifications and location drawings, managed all installation, and developed and resolved all punch list items.
The project was completed in phases, ensuring no disruption of critical emergency services.