SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Rudolph and Sletten, Inc is pleased to announce that it will celebrate the topping out of the New San Diego Central Courthouse today, Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:00 am. The topping out will recognize the exceptional work of the construction crews and project partners as the 25-story, $555 million project is assembled to its full height. When occupied in early 2017, the new Courthouse will combine several of The Superior Court of San Diego County's spaces and offer a full-service facility for criminal, civil, probate, family, and small claims matters, with space for court administration, security operations, and holding areas.
Located at 1100 Union Street in downtown San Diego, the topping out event will feature speakers Councilmember Todd Gloria, City of San Diego; Martin Sisemore, President & CEO, Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.; and Hon. Kenneth So, Judge of the Superior Court of California, County of San Diego. The event will also include a ceremony as the final beam of the building, signed by all 650 construction crew members, is placed atop the high-rise. The development, designed by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM), is intended to meet the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Silver standards.
Martin Sisemore, President & CEO, Rudolph and Sletten, Inc., states, "It is very rewarding to be a part of such an architecturally significant public project in the downtown urban core of the City of San Diego. The Judicial Council of California and SOM have been outstanding partners to develop this iconic building which will be used by hundreds of thousands of people."
About Rudolph and Sletten, Inc.
With nearly five decades of building experience, Rudolph and Sletten has built the foundation of California's industries, building everything from biotech laboratories and medical facilities to corporate campuses and educational institutions. Rudolph and Sletten is consistently ranked as one of the top three contractors in California and as the number one builder of hospitals by California Construction Magazine. The company is headquartered in Redwood City with regional offices in Roseville, Irvine, and San Diego, CA. For more information, visit: www.rsconstruction.com.
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