Hensel Phelps was awarded the construction of a $245 million multi-story Joint Operations Center (JOC) along with supporting infrastructure. The building will be located on Fort Meade in Maryland. The size is approximately 242,000 SF.The project consists of core and shell structure and foundations, elevator conveyance systems, electrical/mechanical service and distribution components/systems, fire protection alarm/suppression, information technology infrastructure, communications, and security systems support infrastructure. The interior will include raised access floor systems, acoustically-rated interior partitions and ceilings, power, lighting, environmental control and communications. Site infrastructure will include primary electrical service to the site, storm water management, water, sewer, chilled water distribution, and telecommunications pathways. The entire structure will be built to Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) standards. The JOC will be constructed to LEED Silver certifiable level.
The project will be constructed in accordance with the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (USFAS)/ Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines, and Antiterrorism Force Protection (ATFP) standards.