LGA Central Terminal Building West Parking Garage
Arora Engineers (Arora) performed engineering and construction administration services under the Public Private Partnership (P3) team led by Skanska/Walsh and HOK/WSP for the construct a new seven-level West Parking Garage (WPG) to accommodate 3,100 vehicles at LaGuardia International Airport (LGA). The proposed garage structure was linked to the new Central Terminal Building (CTB) Headhouse via the West Garage Connector. Arora’s scope included engineering and design services for special systems, fire protection, fire alarm systems, and MEP peer design review for the WPG. The garage was mainly considered a storage type occupancy with ancillary support occupancies for mechanical, electrical, toll collection, support personnel and pedestrian walkways, bridges, and connectors to the various components of the CTB.
SCOPE OF WORK INCLUDED:
Arora’s scope of work included the design of the clean agent fire suppression systems for data rooms and similar critical assets, an automatic fire alarm system providing detection and notification as required, and an overall building lightning protection system.
Special systems (low voltage) design services encompassed the garage’s Intelligent Parking System including entry and exit tolling and revenue control and collection and design of the variable message signage, and an overall peer review of the WPG’s MEP/ design and plans This included the design of the systems and the production of the associated design plans, details, and specifications.
Photos courtesy of Walsh Construction