Tri-Tech Skills Center and the Kennewick School District completed construction of a 9,500-square-foot building offering teaching space for Tri-Tech’s pre-veterinary and pre-electrical programs.
The project at 5929 W. Metaline Ave. consists of a single-story building with two classrooms, a shop, a lab, an exam room, an office, and a kennel for the veterinary program.
Tri-Tech required additional space for students and programs.
The building was constructed on district-owned land. The estimated construction cost is $5 million, which includes architect, engineering, furnishings, etc. It was completed in September.
Banlin Construction LLC of Kennewick is the general contractor. Casey Lindstrom and Matt Mullin are key personnel involved in the project.
Design West Architects of Kennewick designed the building, with Brandon Wilm serving as the key contact.
Tri-Tech is one of 11 skills centers in Washington dedicated to offering tuition-free technical and professional training for high school aged students.
The Kennewick center operates as a cooperative school of seven local school districts: Kennewick, Pasco, Richland, Finley, Columbia Burbank, Kiona-Benton City and North Franklin. Tri-Tech also serves students from the Prosser School District, online schools and home-school students.