Client: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District
JV Team: Watts-Weitz A JV
Type: Battalion HQ (2), Company Operations Facility (COF), Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility (TEMF)
Size: Battalion HQ: 16,300 SF/17,740 SF; COF: 14,300 SF; TEMF: 55,000 SF / 14 bays
(Designed/constructed to meet LEED Silver rating, but not registered)
This design-build project is a multi-building complex with two battalion headquarters one comprising 16,300 SF; the other 17,740 SF to house administrative and command operations,, a two-story Company Operations Facility to house administrative operations in addition to storing and moving supplies, and two pre-engineered metal buildings to house the Five Company Readiness Centers include arms vaults, offices and storage. A 55,000 SF Tactical Equipment Maintenance Facility is utilized to maintain and repair vehicles and includes office space. It provides two, 780 SF storage buildings for oil and hazardous materials. This facility includes a 10-ton bridge crane and accommodates 325 vehicles. A 44,777 SY parking lot lies adjacent to facility. The site was an existing, undisturbed forest area requiring extensive utility and site work, it also included the installation of an on-site lift station, booster pump house, off-site telecommunications building and the extension of force main.