FAA Houston ARTCC Control Wing Basement Modernization and Major Mechanical Renovation

Type of contract
IDIQ Task Orders
Houston, TX
Completion date
May 2016
Construction value

Under a National IDIQ contract, TMG provided the design and construction of the Control Wing Basement Modernization and Major Mechanical Sustain project at the Houston Air Route Traffic Control Center (ARTCC).

The Houston ARTCC is a fully operational facility that provides continuous 24/7 Air Traffic Control operations and it remained opened and operational during the renovation.

The scope involved the installation of two new chilled water pumps, five new chilled water pump motors, three new vertical turbine (condenser) pumps, and five new cooling towers with internal belt-driven fan motors. The 24/7/365 facility was

Associated work included the construction of new substructure steel (dunnage), Evapco access platforms, and steel stairs to the Evapco access platforms. The temporary cooling tower yard was comprised of four towers and four pumps with drilled concrete piers. Several hundred feet of detreating underground chilled water and condensate was replaced with above-ground welded water and condensate piping with structural steel supports. Other scope included the installation of three new sand filters; two new exhaust fans; signal reference grid; interior lighting; access flooring; VCT, rubber floor tile, and cove base; doors, door frames, and door hardware; fire alarm; and water and refrigerant leak detection systems.

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