The final steel beam of the new Aspen Ambulance Station was lowered into place today by a huge crane. The facility is under construction next to Pitkin County's Health and Human Services building and across from Aspen Valley Hospital on Castle Creek Road. Representatives of building project signed the beam before it was hoisted into place atop the building. They include Pitkin County Commissioner Chair, Greg Poschman, Aspen Valley Hospital CEO and AVH board representative, Dave Ressler, Ambulance District Director, Gabriel Muething, Architect Kevin Heath,
and FCI Contractor Brian Young.
County Commissioners Kelly McNicholas Kury and Patti Clapper join members of the public
signing the final beam of the new Aspen Ambulance Station with Aspen Valley Hospital's CEO
Dave Ressler and Pitkin County Manager Jon Peacock in the background.
Workers rivet the final beam, signed by local project representatives and dignitaries, into place.
Aspen Ambulance Paramedics pose with signed beam. Aspen Ambulance Director, Gabriel Muething on far right.
The new facility replaces the more than 25-year-old Ambulance Barn now located behind Aspen Valley Hospital. The new Ambulance Station is expected to be completed by August 2019.
Architect's rendering of the new Ambulance Station.
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