Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded RQ Construction LLC, of Carlsbad, California, a $64,705,500 firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of an academic and applied instruction facility for ship repair training at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.
The project will provide a four- to six-story building with a structural steel frame with columns and joists. The building exterior walls will consist of brick veneer cavity wall construction with reinforced concrete masonry unit back-up with a sloped standing-seam metal roof over structural steel framing. The facility will be constructed to meet the acoustical performance criteria design for schools.
Additional features include a raised loading dock, mechanical/electrical equipment rooms, fire protection room, micro-exchange for student support, telecom rooms, passenger elevators, freight elevator, security and fire detection alarms, mass notification systems, and all necessary components for the intruder detection system.
Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by June 2021.
Fiscal 2018 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $64,705,500 are obligated on this award; of which $8,965,346 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 10 proposals received. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N40085-18-C-1107).