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P-270 Air Combat Element (ACE) Gym and Dining Facility, Andersen AFB, Guam

This is Gilbane’s first project awarded under the $990 million Guam MACC program with NAVFAC Pacific.

This new support Facility will provide dining and physical training options to the new northwest field aviation complex

Gilbane, as part of a limited liability company formed with Environmental Chemical Corporation (ECC) and Sumitomo Mitsui Construction Company (SMCC), was awarded this $23 million seed project task order. This project includes the design and construction of a low-rise combined dining and a 4,500 SF High Intensity Tactical Training (HITT) facility for the Aviation Combat Element (ACE) at North Ramp, Naval Support Activity (NSA) Andersen Air Force Base. The new facility will consist of reinforced concrete with building components that meet applicable Unified Facilities Criteria (UFC) that can withstand Guam’s environmental conditions, including earthquakes.

The HITT portion of the facility includes a sprint track; open fitness area; equipment storage; men’s and women’s restrooms, showers and lockers; offices; space for fitness equipment and activities; and an open, covered area for one HITT locker. The dining portion of the facility will include main and snack food lines; dining areas; public restrooms; kitchen and preparation areas; as well as storage, loading dock and support areas. The entire facility will contain telecommunications infrastructure to support unclassified networks. This project will deliver Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) features that fully comply to AT/FP regulations and physical security in accordance to DoD’s Minimum Anti-Terrorism Standards for Buildings.

The new building will be fully outfitted with fire alarm control panels and smoke detection systems and equipped with automatic fire sprinklers and air-conditioning/ventilation systems with built-in passive radon mitigation system and kitchen and food service equipment. This facility is being constructed with Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) features that will comply to AT/FP regulations and physical security in accordance with DoD’s Minimum Anti-Terrorism Standards for Buildings.

Site preparation work will involve site clearing and earthwork to allow for paving and site improvements consisting of a 116-vehicle parking facility; road and pedestrian paving; fencing and gates; grade walls; LPG tank and fuel storage wall enclosures; landscaping and other miscellaneous site improvements. The building will be designed with Smart grid capabilities. Work will include the electrical and mechanical utilities for site communication and security, transformer and backup generator, water supply and sanitary/storm sewer systems. Ground improvements for the drainage system will align to Guam’s master and stormwater pollution prevention plans.

[Photo Credit: U.S. Air Force]