Tulare CNG Fleet Maintenance Facility

City of Tulare CNG Fleet Maintenance and Public Works Facility

G/A provided full design services for this 9-bay operations and maintenance facility for all city vehicles, which are primarily compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles. The 15,225 square foot pre-engineered metal building includes an exterior wash bay at one end and the Public Works Department Offices at the other. Prefab mezzanines contain parts storage and employee lunchroom areas. Combustible gas detection alarms and controls initiate high-volume exhaust and raise the bay doors if there is a CNG leak. Features of the safety design including sealed interior walls, a firewall between the bays and offices, and explosion proof electrical fixtures, lighting and motors.