NV5 - Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee

Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee Campus

The Truckee campus project involved developing portions of a 70-acre, previously undeveloped property into a college campus consisting of lecture halls, classrooms, laboratories, learning resource centers, student service facilities, administrative offices, and housing. Building included underground utilities, drainage and infiltration systems, asphalt concrete paved parking areas, roadways, and a pedestrian bridge across Donner Creek.

This 28,500 SF campus became the first community college in the state of California to achieve LEED Gold certification.

NV5 performed a geologic hazards study, geotechnical investigation and Phase I environmental site assessment, as well as providing geologic input on the environmental impact statement report for the Tahoe-Truckee campus site.

Later, NV5 provided geotechnical engineering recommendations for the installation of micropiles for the pedestrian bridge and oversaw their installation. We also performed materials testing services during development of the first phase of development at the Truckee campus.