In a tiny community in Northeastern Oregon, Wallowa Courthouse was struggling to serve the public without 21st century accessibility upgrades. Funding from the State of Oregon made critical upgrades possible.
Ausland’s dynamic team is composed of architects, engineers, and builders under one roof. With this unique combination, Ausland knew this was the right project for our team. A three-dimensional computer model was made in the area surrounding the elevator shaft to ensure a fit. To facilitate cost-effective construction, we used many of our own workers who could perform multiple trades – minimizing mobilization to the remote area from different subcontractors.
More than any other type of project, historic building projects require professionals with a team mentality, PASSIONATE about preserving the history. By working together as one team, start-to-finish, the Courthouse building not only serves the current needs of the public, but also illuminates Ausland’s capabilities of honoring and preserving a historic building’s past.
“Our historic building is now more serviceable, and the builder maintained the integrity of the building to the pleasure of our small community… The attention to detail by the workers was a pleasure to watch.”
–Susan Roberts, Chair – Wallowa County Board of Commissioners