Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded L.S. Black Constructors Inc., St. Paul, Minnesota, a $28,650,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) base support consolidation of Building H1 located at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine.
The construction project provides, but is not limited to, renovating spaces in Building H1, which was originally constructed in 1913 as a Naval Hospital and, in 1975, converted to an outpatient clinic.
Renovations shall support the consolidation and configuration of space for the building occupants for facilities being demolished (H10, 241 and 235), Installation Commanding Officer and other supporting CNIC base support functions.
Electrical and mechanical system and architectural finishes upgrades will be provided in the renovated areas. Structural improvements will occur within the facility at areas included in the renovation, and also at the stairways and egress pathways in order to improve compliance with fire and life safety codes.
Heating systems will be repaired or replaced in areas that are being renovated, as well as the provision of upgraded lighting, power and air conditioning. Fire suppression and mass notification systems shall be upgraded and provided in areas where the deficiencies exist.
Furthermore, the project will provide energy efficiency. State Historic Preservation Officer consultation and mitigation will be required for all permanent modifications made to character defining features.
Work will be performed in Kittery, Maine, and is expected to be completed by October 2022. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance, (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $28,650,000 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with three proposals received. Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N40085-19-C-9220).