Transportation Maintenance / SHARP Lines Facility

Wichita Falls, Texas

The Transportation Maintenance Center design was completed in January of 2020 by SLA. Once constructed, this facility will provide storage and maintenance facilities for the City’s FallsRide bus system as well as Rolling Plains Management Corporation’s (RPMC) SHARP Lines Rural Transportation.

The project scope includes administrative offices for the City of Wichita Falls Transportation staff and RPMC staff, maintenance facilities, parking, both covered and uncovered, for both organization’s fleet, and bus washing area and fueling station. The site is designed to handle the capacity of as many as forty-three transit vehicles of various sizes. Access control and surveillance systems are utilized for both the site and all buildings.

The 8,468sf administrative building includes multiple offices for RPMC SHARP Lines, FallsRide, Wichita Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization and the DAV Chapter 41 staff, along with a shared conference/training room, break room, and secure vault. The design also includes a wellness room with fitness equipment and shower facilities. A dispatch office is located right off the lobby area. Adjacent to the administrative building, and connected with a covered walk, is the maintenance repair building. The 11,426sf building consists of seven drive-thru bays, parts and tire storage areas, mechanic offices, mechanics work area.