Oakville Arena and Trafalgar Park Revitalization
The Oakville Arena and Trafalgar Park Revitalization project used an Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) approach to design and construction.The project includes the redevelopment of the existing Oakville Arena and expansion to the facility.
The original wood truss roof is a designated heritage feature and was retained in the new design of the structure.
The project includes an NHL-sized ice pad, two-bay garage, seniors’ centre, public meeting spaces, a full-sized gymnasium, an interior walking track and exterior washroom facilities.
It also includes a new two-storey fire hall.
RJC did a detailed analysis of the existing trusses in the roof in order to determine their capacity relative to the current Ontario Building Code requirements.The challenge was to provide additional capacity while limiting the aesthetic impact on these valued heritage elements.
Ultimately, we were able to limit the intervention to tightening the existing tension rods, allowing the trusses to preserve their original appearance.