$37.2M to W.G. Yates & Sons for Keesler AFB Community Hospital
Kessler AFB, which was badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is the home of the 81st Training Wing – the electronics, computer and weather training center of the US Air Force. It is also home of Keesler Medical Center, the 2nd largest USAF medical facility.
Under the contract, W.G. Yates will build a 4-story, 141,000-square-foot medical facility…
The facility will include:
- ambulance shelter and entrance
- decontamination suite
- emergency department
- patient treatment rooms
- intensive care unit/ critical care unit (ICU/CCU),
- surgical addition,
- catheterization lab
- post anesthesia care unit (PACU) and
- medical/ surgical bed wing.
Supporting facilities include potable water, fire protection water, sanitary sewer, storm water, natural gas, sitework/ utilities, mechanical/ electrical systems, community access television (CATV), telephone, fiber optics communications, paving, walks, parking, exterior lighting, clearing and grubbing, and other miscellaneous site improvements.
W.G. Yates & Sons expects to complete construction by September 2011. The contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 7 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast in Jacksonville, FL (N69450-10-C-0763).
In 2007, W.G. Yates & Sons received a $73.8 million firm-fixed price contract for reconstruction of structures damaged by Hurrican Katrina. These include a training aids facility, postal center, fire crash rescue station, munitions inspection facility, library, consolidated open mess, recreation center, student dorm, and a refueler maintenance facility.