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»A new 116,250-square-foot airplane hangar in Florida includes classroom space. Commercial | DANA B. KENYON CO. – FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE Flying Higher B Dana B. Kenyon Co. – Florida State College at Jacksonville “We [were] trying to figure out better ways to build the mousetrap.” A FORMER NAVAL AIR STATION PLAYS HOST TO A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR STUDENTS. BY RUSS GAGER facility for its classes on aircraft maintenance uilding construction projects may that are taught there. Flightstar also has adminisfeel like “working without a net,” but trative offices attached to the hangar. “Flightstar doing so literally is not safetyoccupies 90 to 95 percent of the building,” declares minded. So when Dana B. Kenyon Jamison Chattin, Dana B. Kenyon Co. vice presiCo. built the Aircraft Services Educational dent and senior project manager. Facilities Project for Florida State College at • Project cost: $17 million Jacksonville, a net system was under the • Location: Jacksonville, Fla. workers while they erected the steel buildResearch Pays Off • Employees on site at peak: 3 ing at heights of up to 70 feet. The design/build approach for the project enabled • Scope: Three-bay airplane hangar The 116,250-square-foot aircraft hangar Dana B. Kenyon Co. to work with RS&H – a facilities at Cecil Airport in Jacksonville has a footand infrastructure consulting firm – and subconprint of 102,150 square feet. The extra space tractors like Milton J. Wood, a general and mechis from several mezzanines and mechanical anical contractor that installed the fire protection –Jamison Chattin, vice president storage areas that are on a second level of the systems in the facility. facility. The three-bay hangar – one bay of “Basically, what we did was we teamed early which is enclosed to paint aircraft – is jointly financed by the college and on with our subcontractors and the design team of RS&H during the bidthe Jacksonville Aviation Authority. ding process to get the most competitive design/build package,” Chattin The $17 million hangar is leased to Flightstar Aircraft Services Inc., explains. Dana B. Kenyon Co. also conferred with Nucor Building Jacksonville, Fla., as an aircraft maintenance facility. Flightstar also Systems on the pre-engineered metal building system that would be remodels existing airplanes for new uses, such as converting a 757-pasused for the facility. “We had early design meetings with them even senger jet to carry shipments for FedEx. before we got the job, trying to figure out better ways to build the The college has three classrooms and student and support areas in the mousetrap – how to do it cheaper and more efficiently. That was our 50 CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM MARCH 2011 http://www.CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - March 2011

Construction Today - March 2011
Table of Contents
Social Media
Exploring BIM
Best Practices
Urban Construction
Building Growth
Bermúdez, Longo, Díaz-Massó (BLDM), S.E.
Wadman Corp.
Universal Builders Supply Inc.
Harold O’Shea Builders
Ralph L. Wadsworth Construction Co. LLC
Hudspeth & Associates Inc.
Dana B. Kenyon Co. – Florida State College at Jacksonville
Kaback Enterprises
Hyder Construction
On Site Management Inc.
Retail Developers in Ontario
Morguard Investments Ltd. – Bramalea City Centre and Expansion
Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc.
Bayfield Realty Advisors Inc.
Rudolph and Sletten
Collavino Construction Co. Inc. – One World Trade Center
MW Builders – Fort Leonard Wood AIT Barracks, Phase 1
Thor Construction
Weir Welding Co.
JE Dunn Construction Co. – Woman’s Hospital
Manhattan Kraft Construction Co. – Sarasota Police Department Headquarters
P.J. Hoerr Inc. – Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Poettker Construction – Watterson Towers Renovations
Merit Kitchens
BBL Builders – Columbia Parc at the Bayou District
Reliable Builders Inc.
Joe Hall Roofing
ECM International Inc.
Branch Highways Inc.
GCC America Inc.
HOK: NOAA Pacific Regional Center
Last Look

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