DeKalb E-911 is a 12,756 SF fully hardened communications facility for emergency services for DeKalb County Alabama. The facility is designed to withstand an F-5 tornado, and includes a multi-purpose auditorium/classroom space with seating capacity of 100, complex communications, security systems, office spaces and emergency call system. The facility provides a comfortable working environment while protecting the occupants from 200 mph winds. There is also a 300 ft. communication tower. Estimated project cost is $5.8 million. The scope of work involves reinforced concrete structure, concrete foundation work, structural steel framing & decking, concrete work, impact rated storefronts, blast resistant aluminum windows and entrances, stone veneer, unit masonry, single-ply membrane roof system, waterproofing, exterior metal panels, and stucco.