New Regional Police, Fire Training Center to Open Tuesday
What: Ribbon Cutting for new Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center
When: 2 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012
Where: Springfield Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 W. Battlefield
The Springfield Regional Police & Fire Training Center will provide modern training facilities for the City of Springfield's police and fire departments and is accessible to public safety departments around the region. The project is funded by city-issued bonds, paid by 2004 level property taxes.
The training center includes six multipurpose classrooms and a computer lab equipped with the latest technology, weight room, locker rooms, and a two-story situational training room with an elevated catwalk for instructor observation.
About the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center
General Contractor: R.E. Smith Construction Co.
Architects: Buxton Kubik Dodd Creative
Engineers: HDR Engineering Inc., civil; Toth and Associates Inc., structural; Smith-Goth Engineers Inc., mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 28,443 square feet
For more information, contact: Cora Scott, Director of Public Information & Civic Engagement, 417-864-1009 (office) | 417-380-3352 (cell), firstname.lastname@example.org