Benton PUD Operations Center

Kennewick, Washington

Master planning of the PUD's 25-acre site, where their headquarters building was located, included on-site circulation, landscaping, a screen wall along Highway 395 and the design for a new 37,000 s.f. Operations Center and Vehicle Maintenance Building. New construction doubled the size of an existing warehouse facility which was incorporated into the building envelope.

  • Master planning of site to integrate Service Center with existing offices and neighboring uses

  • Consolidation of PUD facilities on a 25-acre campus

  • $7 million construction cost

  • New operation offices, training facility, transformer/meter shop, vehicle maintenance building with fuel island and covered storage

  • Extensive site work includes neighborhood park, improved traffic flow, yard redesign and landscape screening

  • High energy-efficient with many practical energy-saving features