Client: United States Department of Agriculture
Contract: Forestry Tanker Base Upgrade, Pueblo Colorado Airport
Contract Period: October 2014 – February 2016
Contract Value: $495,926
Description of Work: Beckrich Construction performed the needed Forestry Tanker Base Upgrade located at the Pueblo Colorado Airport. The project included a design build requirement for the new canopy structure and the new canopy foundation. The Scope of Work for this project consisted of moving the existing fire retardant tank to a new location. This included the building of a new containment structure while supplying a 12,000 gallon water tank installed in the new containment structure. Electrical requirements included installing a 3-phase 400 amp, 22,000 AIC, 120/208 V rated service with a 3-phase 200 amp, 22,000 AIC, 120 /208 V sub panel located at the front of the containment. Black Hills Energy was employed by Beckrich Construction to provide a new primary power service including setting new power poles and a new transformer.
The project included the required cutting and demolition of the existing paved surfaces to provide the needed trench for the new trench drain assemblies. The trench drain assemblies are FAA approved grating assemblies, cast in concrete on compacted soils. The new trench drain assemblies not only act as functional trench drains, but are also used for routing (“path”) the installation of the new 4” water line, the installation of the new 4” retardant line and the installation of the new secondary electrical service lines. Beckrich utilized in house resources, design professionals and several subcontractors to execute the project while meeting the Industry Standards, the applicable FAA Requirements the Pueblo Regional Building Department Requirements and the Statement of Work.