Pitkin County Solid Waste Maintenance Facility

Size : 17,459 Square Feet

Client : Pitkin County

Architect : Menendez Architects

Aspen, Colorado

The Pitkin County Maintenance facility, located in Aspen, is a 17,459-square foot full-service mechanics shop for Pitkin County Solid Waste Center. The building will house the landfill’s equipment, crew workspace and offices and will provide flexible space for the growing needs of Pitkin County’s Solid Waste Center fleet and maintenance operations. The building will have a full overhead crane system, including a ten-ton top running single guard bridge crane and a two-ton wall cantilever jib crane as well as a full-scale mechanics pit, lube/oil room and a fully integrated compressor and pneumatic infrastructure for tools. The project is being built to LEED Platinum standards including raceways and gear to support future solar infrastructure, onsite water reclamation and construction debris storing and recycling.