CONTRACT NAME: Construction and Automation of Safe Rooms at Five JP Westbank Drainage Pump Stations
LOCATION: Jefferson Parish, LA
APPROXIMATE CONTRACT VALUE: $18,240,000
OWNER: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Scope of Work
The structures consisted of concrete foundations, pre-cast concrete piles, cast-in-place concrete platforms, procurement and installation of the actual safe rooms, installation of all utility hook-ups (electrical, water, sewerage), and installation of diesel fuel systems. This automation of the existing drainage pump stations at all five sites was performed while maintaining ongoing pump station operations throughout the construction period. The automation included the installation of various mechanical and electrical control devices and equipment for the existing drainage pump stations.
This 150-day project was performed on schedule with a notice to proceed within seven days from bid day. We expended approximately 40,000 man-hours with no loss time accidents recorded. Additionally, we received an outstanding rating from the US Army Corps of Engineers on this project.