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CSU Long Beach Parking Structures 2 & 3

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In 2001, Watry Design, Inc. was retained by CSU Long Beach to reduce the severe shortage of parking on the campus by designing 2,600 structured parking stalls. The firm completed a feasibility study to evaluate four campus sites. Through a workshop process and in consideration of the master plan, it was determined that the project would be delivered in phases and would consist of two individual 4-level parking structures. In addition to the structures themselves, the project upgrades the vehicular and pedestrian access in the area by creating a new road and intersection, as well as incorporating new shuttle stops.

The parking structures were delivered as a turn-key, design-bid-build project on an accelerated schedule. Parking Structure #3 was completed 40 days ahead of schedule. In addition to the challenging time frame, the project includes six bridges that connect the existing parking structure to the new parking structure. 

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