Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic awarded R.C. Construction Co. Inc., Greenwood, Mississippi, a $33,116,313 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of range improvements and modernization located at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina.
Work will be performed in Parris Island, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by August 2021.
This project constructs a new rifle range in the same location as the existing Hue City Range. This range will meet applicable Marine Corps requirements for known distance (KD) ranges as set forth in MIL HDBK 1027.3B, range facilities and miscellaneous training facilities other than buildings, and Marine Corps Orders (MCO) 3570.1C, 3550.9, and 3574.2L.
Range support buildings to be constructed include target storage, control house and toilet facilities. All facilities will be concrete or reinforced concrete masonry unit structures with stucco exterior and concrete slab on grade. A target-area berm, retaining walls, safety sidewalls, a safety tunnel and 600-yard range berm will be constructed, and sidewalls with acoustic insulation will also be included.
Earth berm structures include a behind-the-target bullet impact berm with side and rear retaining walls as appropriate with flat lead mining equipment maintenance surfaces. Built-in equipment will include the target system benches, target numbers and relocated target lifters, flagpoles and firing line benches.
Special costs include post construction award services and geospatial mapping and survey. Fiscal 2019 military construction, (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $28,326,200 are being obligated at time of this award and will not 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-9017).