The Central Bay Operations and Maintenance (O & M) Facility will be the new home of the Water Emergency Transportation Authority’s (WETA) central San Francisco Bay ferry fleet, providing a consolidated base for WETA to maintain vessels operating on its Alameda/Oakland, Alameda Harbor Bay, and South San Francisco ferry routes, as well as future Richmond and Treasure Island service under development. The facility will also include an Operations Control Center for service dispatch and an Emergency Operations Center that willserve as a primary location for WETA to coordinate the provision of emergency transportation services.
Overaa/Power, a joint venture is providing design/build services for the new O&M facility for WETA. The O&M facility is a 28,000 SF, 70 ft. high, four-story located along the Alameda Point shoreline, next to the USS Hornet Naval Shipyard. The facility will support light repair and maintenance work, spare parts storage, concession supply, administrative office space, records storage and deliveries. A diesel fuel facility with a storage capacity of 45,000 gallon will also be constructed. It is designed as an emergency operations center capable of handling passenger service in the event of a major disaster. The waterside work includes dredging, marine piles, marine floats and berthing facility, and the seawall.
The project will be designed with agoal of LEED Gold certification.