Project Profile:

Tempe Municipal Building

Project Summary

GP2 was used to close 6th Street on the south side of the Municipal Building while making the area into a pedestrian oriented space that would allow fire truck access. This is a similar project to the one in Reno, NV, where cars are removed from areas of downtown.

Address

Tempe Police Station, 31 East Fifth Street, Tempe, AZ

Install Size

6,666 sq ft

Designer

N.A.

Contractor

Terra Cal Construction, Glendale, AZ, contact Robert 623-463-9427

Project Gallery

Permeable fire lane was installed in the fire-lane access areas at the Tempe Municipal Building, Tempe, Arizona, using Grasspave2.
View of east end of fire lane just to the right of the lamp post. Note the curb cut. Street lamps were used to define the driving lane.
Porous pavement was installed in the fire-lane access areas at the Tempe Municipal Building, Tempe, Arizona, using Grasspave2.
The trapezoidal shaped building is the Municipal Building, now on the left side of the photo looking backward toward Forrest Street. A pedestrian sidewalk slices through the fire lane.
Reinforced fire lane was installed in the fire-lane access areas at the Tempe Municipal Building, Tempe, Arizona, using Grasspave2.
Backing up further toward Mill Street circular drive entrance, it is easy to see the line of street lights used for lane marking as well as illumination.
Grass reinforcement system was installed in the fire-lane access areas at the Tempe Municipal Building, Tempe, Arizona, using Grasspave2.
Location of the circular drive entrance to the fire lane is in the distance where the Coca Cola truck and my red car are parked.
Porous pavement was installed in the fire-lane access areas at the Tempe Municipal Building, Tempe, Arizona, using Grasspave2.
The high rise building on the right has a quiet location with no street traffic in front, just a fire lane and pedestrian mall.