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Institutional | FORT LEWIS – NEW BARRACKS, ARMY GROWTH COMPLEX AND SUPPORT BATTALION Growing ForceFort Lewis – New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion “We’re proud about the work we’re doing here.” WASHINGTON’S FORT LEWIS IS DEPLOYING MILLIONS OF CONSTRUCTION DOLLARS. BY LIBBY JOHN ects are scheduled to be completed next spring. ort Lewis in Washington state is a very Fort Lewis had 21,700 active duty personnel busy place these days. First, it has about on-site in 2006, and that number increased to a dozen projects underway to accom28,700 in 2008. There are currently 31,000 solmodate population growth it has expewww.lewis.army.mil diers in Fort Lewis, and that number is expected rienced since 2006. Plus, it is preparing for to increase to 31,800 by 2012. The population another smaller increase in troops over the www.mwbuilderstx.com increase is due to the addition of a new Stryker next several years due to the Base Closure and www.mortenson.com Brigade, as well as other new brigades, explains Realignment process, soldiers returning from • Cost of projects: $181 million Catherine Casuso from the Fort Lewis Public Iraq and Afghanistan, and closing overseas • Location: Fort Lewis, Wash. Affairs office. Some of the units on the base also bases, says Resident Engineer George Henry, got larger, she adds. who serves as the lead construction manager –George Henry, These projects will replace some of the for all U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in World War II and post-World War II facilities Fort Lewis. In all – for the current fiscal year – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers resident engineer used today, Henry says. They will also allow the Fort Lewis has $300 million worth of construcbase to train soldiers to use new fighting vehition in progress. cles, such as the Joint Strike Fighter. “We’ll also be upgrading barracks The three major projects underway in Fort Lewis are a new $23 milso troops don’t have to share a room,” Henry adds. lion barracks being constructed by MW Builders of Texas; and the $86 All projects will meet LEED silver requirements – a Department of million Army Growth Complex and the $72 million Support Battalion, Defense (DOD) mandate. “DOD-wide, we’re very pro-energy and energy both being completed by M.A. Mortenson Construction. All three projThe work being done at Fort Lewis will address the growth it has experienced. « »About $300 million in construction projects are underway. CONSTRUCTION-TODAY.COM OCTOBER 2009
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Construction Today - October 2009
Construction Today - October 2009
Regional Spotlight: Southwest
Ledcor Construction Hawaii LLC
C.H. GUERNSEY & Co.
First Gulf Development Corp.: Meadowvale Corporate Centre
Jacobsen Construction: Workers Compensation Fund Headquarters
Novak Construction Co.
Affordable Concepts Inc.
HBD Construction Inc.: Edwardsville Crossing
Ledcor Construction: Napa, Calif.
Mared Mechanical Contractors Corp.
Myers & Chapman Inc.
Summit Contractors Group Inc.
Wilcox Construction Inc.
Special Focus: Mergers & Acquisitions
Hensel Phelps: Phoenix Sky Harbor Intl. Airport Sky Train
Circle Construction LLC
Electrical Contractors Inc.
Everett, Wash., Department of Public Works
Imco General Construction Inc.: Arlington WWTP
New Prince Concrete Construction
R.N. Rouse & Co. Inc.
Stanek Constructors Inc.
Fort Lewis: New Barracks, Army Growth Complex and Support Battalion
Torcon Inc.: Brookhaven National Laboratory’s National Synchrotron Light Source II
Bovis Lend Lease: FBI Denver HQ
Stuart Olson: University of Lethbridge Markin Hall
Bird Construction Co.: Shearwater Helicopter Base
Carbon Constructors Inc.
Consultants & Builders Inc.
Emerick Construction Co.: Rock Creek Middle School
Broadmoor/Boh Brothers Construction Co.: U.S. Coast Guard Integrated Support Command
Cahill Contractors Inc.: The Oakland Museum of California Phase 1
Flintco Inc.: Germantown Women & Children’s Pavilion
Gamma Construction Co.
Kreizenbeck Constructors: BSU Student Union
Pizzagalli Construction Co.: FAHC Radiation Oncology
Robins & Morton: Lincoln Hospital
Steele & Freeman Inc.
Tenderloin Neighborhood Development Corp. (TNDC)
W.G. Yates & Sons Construction: Armed Forces Retirement Village
BBL Construction Services LLC: The Glen at Sugar Hill Apartments
Chelsea Investment Corp.
Affirmed Housing Group
Westland Construction Inc.: Bridges at Citifront
Product Showcase: Plumbing Equipment
Hunzinger Construction Co.: Johnson Controls Headquarters
B.L. Harbert International LLC: S.O.F. 5th Special Forces Battalion Operations Complex
Duke Construction: Monarch Beverage Co. Headquarters
Irish Construction Co.
TMU LLC (Triune)
Last Look: Consultants & Builders Inc.
Construction Today - October 2009