This project involves the construction of approximately 35,000 sq ft of new port building and 89,000 sq ft of vehicular inspections, including ten inbound primary inspection lanes and 40 secondary inspection parking spaces. The site is approximately ten acres and is bounded by Semiahoo Bay to the West and Peace Arch State Park and the Canadian border to the North.

The new facility and vehicle inspections will support the increased security requirements while improving the quality and safety standards of employees.

Key Players

Project Name: Peace Arch US Land Port of Entry
Location: Blaine, Wash.
Total Construction Cost: $67 million
Construction Start Date: January 2008
Expected Completion Date: November 2010
Owner/Developer: General Services Administration
General Contractor: JE Dunn Construction
Design Firm
(Architect or Lead Engineer):
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Engineers or Other Design Consultants:Magnusson Klemencic
Associates, Seattle