ANAHEIM, CA—The new 68,000-square-foot Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center here is both one of the most complex structures to be built and one of the most beautiful, Bruce Gibbons, a principal with structural engineer firm Thornton Tomasetti, tells ARTIC, which debuted this week, is a LEED-Platinum-certified building that aims to become the gateway to all transportation in Orange County, providing multimodal transit services for rail, bus and roadway throughout the county. The building features an intermodal terminal and a Metrolink/Amtrak concourse bridge and will house a grand hall as well as ticketing and retail space beneath an open structure.

Thorton Tomasetti served as the structural engineer-of-record for Phase 1 of the project and provided façade consulting services during the design competition and early architectural design phases. caught up with Gibbons to discuss the project and what makes it unique.

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