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The Details
Location: Oceana Naval Air Station Dam Neck Annex, Virginia Beach, Virginia
Completion Date: In Progress
Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build
Owner: NAVFAC
Architects: Burns & McDonnell

2 story maritime surveillance system facility using a structural steel frame, rib blocked exterior wall system, deep foundation steel piles, grade beam foundation, concrete slab, and modified bitumen roofing system on a steel-framed supported slab designed. The new facility will include Naval Ocean Processing Facility (NOPF) training operations, computer data center, data center watch floor, complex integrated audio visual wall system, administrative, and watch stander spaces. The facility includes maintenance operations and administrative spaces. A NOPF Utility Facility which will house the mechanical and electrical equipment to support the NOPF. Built-in equipment includes emergency generator and uninterruptable power supply, a dry chemical firefighting system, raised computer flooring and lightning protection.

Operations and maintenance support information (OMSI) is included in this project. Department of Defense and Department of the Navy principles for high performance and sustainable building requirements were included in the design and construction of this project in accordance with federal laws and Executive Orders. Site preparation included sites clearing, tree removal, import fill, grading and preparation for construction. Special foundation features include piling. The ground floor of this facility and the mechanical and electrical equipment are constructed at elevations of ten feet or greater above mean sea level to keep them above the 100-year flood zone high-water level. Paving and site improvements included parking spaces, loading/unloading and dumpster pads, access road, curbs, sidewalks, landscaping, fencing, signs and demolition of security fence. Electrical utilities include primary and secondary distribution systems, lighting, transformers, and telecommunications infrastructure. Mechanical utilities include water lines, plumbing and plumbing fixtures, sanitary sewer lines, fire protection systems and supply lines. Mechanical utilities include water lines, plumbing and plumbing fixtures, sanitary sewer lines, fire protection systems and supply lines. Facilities are designed to meet the useful service life specified in DoD Unified Facility Criteria. Facilities incorporate features that provide the lowest practical life cycle cost solutions satisfying the facility requirements with the goal of maximizing energy efficiency.