Vehicle Maintenance and Instructional Facility

Design/Build construction of a new Vehicle Maintenance and Instruction facility for the armored division being transferred from Fort Knox's, KY. Construction consisted of building & surface demolition; clearing and grubbing; roadways; hardstand; earthwork; facility mass excavation; utility relocation for: electrical distribution, telecommunication distribution, waterlines, and sanitary sewer systems; storm water management piping and systems; parking lots; contaminated soil abatement; and Unexploded Ordinance (UXO) management.

Subcontracted Work

100% of this contract was self-performed by Total. Tetra Tech provided all UXO consulting and management in conjunction with our daily work activities

Cost And Time Growth Discussion


Offeror's Role

Our role in this project was a design/assist subcontractor for Tetra Tech. The scope of our work included all roadway construction, utility installations, and associated site work including:

  • > Clear and grub
  • > Building/Surface Demolition
  • > Erosion and sediment controls
  • > Excavation of approximately 1,000,000 CY
  • > Grading of all paved areas, hardscape, and bridge approaches
  • > New roadway, sidewalk and curb/gutter
  • > Utility installations including:
    • Storm Drain RCP pipe ranging from 18" to 72”
    • DIP water pipe ranging from 6” to 16”
    • DIP sewer pipe ranging from 6” to 8”.
    • DIP force main sanitary sewer and lift stations
    • Electrical/Telecommunication ductbank installation
  • > Unexploded Ordinance, identification, safety procedures, and removal assistance in coordination with Tetra Tech
  • > Multiple storm water management ponds and all associated culverts and structures
  • > Soil Stabilization for roadway and structure by Lime (4%) for SC soil
  • > Contaminated soil abatement
Fort Benning, GA
Project Owner

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers - Savannah District General Contractor:

Tetra Tech, Inc. Fred Parker 330 John Carlyle St, 3rd Floor Alexandria, VA 22314 (ph) 571-527-4440 (fax) 571-527-3838


Start Date: October 20, 2008

Original Completion:
April 30, 2010

Final Completion
March 15, 2010

Months: 18

GSF/Mon: N/A


Original Cost: $6,940,000

Final Cost:$8,211,480

%Difference: 118%

%Gsf: N/A

Project Owners Acquisition Methodology

Delivery: CMAR

Procurement: Best Value Selection

Contracting: Lump-Sum

Bim Usage

Design: Yes

Construction: Yes

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