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Grand River Transit Strasburg Road Facility

Kitchener, Ontario

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New Bus Maintenance Facility, Expansion, and Renovation to Existing Building

The new building, built adjacent to the existing transit facility, consists of a single-storey steel structure with approx 93,500 sq ft of maintenance area and administration space. A concrete foundation was used with structural steel frame precast walls and a hydronic heating system. Other features include: 4 inspection pits, 20 bus hoists, fueling facilities, a bus wash, and large clerestory windows.

The second phase of the project is a single-storey steel structure addition to the existing building which provides approximately 21,225 sq ft of additional bus storage, a renovation to 91,500 sq ft of administration space and the conversion of the old maintenance area to bus storage.

This is an energy efficient/sustainable construction project and includes energy onserving mechanical and electrical equipment, fixtures and controls. The Region of Waterloo achieved LEED Gold Certification for this project.


Strasman Architects lnc., Morrison Hershfield Ltd.



Project Duration

February 2012- April 2014


206,225 sq ft (19,159m2)



Project Type

Public Tender


Region of Waterloo