Vehicle Maintenance Complex

Nellis AFB, NV

Project Type:  Design-Build
Owner:  US Army Corps of Engineers
Architect:  KMA Architects
Value:  $11,142,778
Award:  29 July 2004
Completion:  17 May 2006
  • Military Hangar & Operations Facilities
  • New Construction
  • 63,203 Total Square Feet
  • Completed On-Schedule
  • Zero Reportable Injuries/Lost Workdays
  • Sustainable Design Features Included
  • Achieved Bronze SPiRiT Level
  • Self-Performed 23% of Scope
  • AGC Safe Site Award
  • ABC San Diego Chapter Merit Award
  • “Outstanding” Owner Evaluation

Straub was selected as the prime contractor for this project that involved design and construction of a Vehicle Maintenance Complex at Nellis AFB, Nevada. The complex consists of four buildings: a new 33,068 square foot maintenance facility designed for the repair and maintenance of a variety of wheeled vehicles; renovation and repair of an existing 25,858 square foot vehicle maintenance facility; alteration of an existing 4,133 square maintenance including a 144 square foot addition; and, alteration of an existing distinguished visitor operations building consisting of 1,930 square feet. Also included in the scope was construction of a drive-through vehicle wash rack accommodating pickup trucks and HMMV’s and a new 2,000 square foot loading dock.

The facilities are designed to provide working space for seventy-five military personnel and maintenance space for approximately thirty-eight vehicles. Elements of work include a combination of load bearing CMU walls with a split face concrete masonry exterior, steel framed maintenance bays with CMU in-fill panels and a standing seam metal roof. Interiors include metal studs with gypsum wall board, CMU walls and acoustical ceilings. Special features include a 5-ton bridge crane, overhead vehicle exhaust system, P.O.L. fluids system, compressed air system, vehicle wash system and double walled waste vent tanks.