The Santa Clara Valley Medical Center – Art Feature

Located on the 70-acre Santa Clara Valley Medical Center campus, the Bruce Beasley art feature is a monumental scale sculpture that identifies the main hospital entry. Weighing over 18,000lbs, named “Sanctuary”, this 6 ring stainless steel masterpiece was fabricated by Olson Steel’s San Leandro shop. In order to prepare for this intricate installation, the artwork […]

Stanford Chem-H

Serving as the new home base for two interdisciplinary life sciences institutes at Stanford University, the 235,000 square foot complex houses the Stanford ChEM-H (Chemistry, Engineering & Medicine for Human Health), and Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institutes. Contracted by Whiting-Turner, Olson Steel provided the miscellaneous and ornamental metals, supplemental structural steel, and stairs for the buildings. […]

Transbay Terminal

The Transbay Transit Center Project is a visionary transportation and housing project that transforms downtown San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area’s regional transportation system by creating a “Grand Central Station of the West” in the heart of a new transit-friendly neighborhood. The approximately $4.5 billion project will replace the former Transbay Terminal at […]

Stanford University BioE + Chemistry

With more than 208,000 square feet of space, the Shriram Center is the largest of the four structures in the Science and Engineering Quad. Both the Department of Bioengineering and the Department of Chemical Engineering, which are currently dispersed in several buildings on campus, will be consolidated at the new facility. The main floor of […]

Oakland Airport Canopies

Oakland International Airport supports one million passengers a month. Olson Steel was able to work around this even during the busy travel months of November & December installing over 150 canopies. For some of the work, a special 5G groove welding process was required which four of our field workers were specially certified to perform […]

Stanford HRC Misc Steel & Stairs

Stanford’s Replacement Central Energy Facility (RCEF) will substantially reduce Stanford’s energy usage for heating and cooling, resulting in lower criteria air pollutant and greenhouse gas emissions than the existing Central Energy Facility, as well as a substantial reduction in the University’s potable water use. The RCEF will replace the building heating and cooling functions currently […]

San Francisco International Airport Terminal 2

Miscellaneous iron, seismic upgrades and stairs (stairs, rails and renovation) strengthening existing columns, shear wall reinforcement; This project was an extensive renovation project to convert Terminal 2 into a state-of-the-art domestic terminal. The terminal, which formerly housed international flights, had been closed since 2000 when SFO opened the current International Terminal. Terminal 2 is now […]

201 Mission Street Lobby

The two-story phase lobby renovation involved removing the unused stairs and interiors atrium, relocating the guard/reception desk to the lower level, elevator cabs, new water feature, exterior landscape improvements and a dramatic lighted ceiling treatment. Finishes included terrazzo, wood veneer and granite. Large granite pieces were installed at the exterior, along with stainless steel signage. […]

VTA Canopies

Olson Steel built canopies for fourteen train platforms in downtown San Jose train platforms. These canopies serve as shelter for commuters waiting for Valley Transit Authority trains, and also enhance the look of the downtown area. Olson also provided stainless steel tree well railings and stair railings at many of the platforms.

Los Gatos Gateway (Netflix)

Olson provided an AESS design/build stair going up three floors as well as two sets of egress stairs with three lower levels and three upper levels. Custom radius railing was installed throughout the project and a 19 foot custom copper spire that can be seen from HWY 85.

Mills Peninsula Hospital

The new Mills Peninsula Hospital is a six-story, approximately 450,000-square foot general acute care hospital connected with an approximately 145,000-square foot office building. Olson had multiple roles on this project, and one of them is the Architectural Exposed Structural Steel used to support the large canopies over the stairways – the finished length is 120 feet. […]

SF Giants Stadium – Coke Bottle

The construction of new San Francisco Stadium included the construction of various unique independent projects throughout the stadium, one of those projects was the famous Coke Bottle behind the left field bleachers. Based on Olson Steel’s expertise with constructing unique ornamental steel projects, the company was engaged to handle the fabrication, layout and erection of […]

USF John Lo Schiavo Center

Construction of a new state-of-the-art science building (laboratories and classrooms) located in the center of the USF main campus, immediately adjacent to two existing buildings. Scope included the excavation of two basement levels in serpentine rock, installation of a landscaped plaza roof, and an above-grade 3 story wing. Classrooms include chemistry wet-labs with fume hoods, […]