Crime Laboratory and Traffic Building
San Francisco, California
San Francisco Public Works
The new Traffic Company and Forensic Services Division (TC&FSD) Facility will be located at 1995 Evans Avenue, San Francisco, CA. The proposed project was delineated by consultant Crime Lab Design (CLD) for the sake of establishing preliminary scope and budget definition and for securing environmental clearance. Their work product depicts the FSD developed within 89,700 GSF to support 131 employees capacity for a potential future expansion on-site has been made possible. The amount of space requested for the SFPD-TC was determined based on the Police Facilities Master Planning Study dated August 23, 2012. Both the Police Department’s Traffic Company, or motorcycle police, and the Forensic Services Division play major roles in earthquakes and disasters, as well as on a daily basis. When a disaster strikes, traffic emergency responders and investigative forensic personnel must be housed in seismically safe structures, professional work environments, and the facilities necessary for a city-wide response. The new Traffic Company and Forensic Services Division facility will be required to meet the City’s requirements for LEED Gold Certification.