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Caltrans/CHP Los Angeles Regional Transportation Management Center (LARTMC)

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New high-tech communications and emergency operations center for CHP and CALTRANS for the Los Angeles area. A five-story 70,000 sf steel-framed structure adjacent to a major earthquake fault. Protective technologies for this high performance essential services facility that aim to keep it undamaged and operational after a major earthquake include Seismic (Base) Isolation and Energy Dissipation (Dampers). Coffman was the consultant responsible for the design of the seismic isolation/damping and lateral force resisting system for this critical regional facility.

2006 SEAOSC Excellence in Structural Engineering Award winner, Best Use of New Technology in New Construction.


Los Angeles regional transportaion management center Coffman Engineers


Los Angeles, California

Project Lead

Paul Van Benschoten, S.E., LEED AP