NASA Awards Flight Projects Building Construction Contract
GREENBELT, Md. -- NASA has selected SEMI USA Corporation of Houston to construct the Flight Projects Building at the agency's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
This firm-fixed-price contract is valued at approximately $31 million, with options for about $1 million worth of additional work. The period of performance for all work is 18 months from issuance of the Notice to Proceed on or about January 31, 2013.
The Flight Projects Building will contain 120,000 square feet of office space distributed on four floors. The steel-frame, clear-span structure will have glass and terracotta rain-screen panel walls with sun-shading elements. The building also will have interior demountable and fixed walls. Associated work includes spread-mat foundation, new and upgraded roadways, parking, traffic signals, perimeter site access fencing, site lighting, new and upgraded utilities, erosion and sediment control, storm water management, and landscaping. This new construction is designed to achieve a minimum of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) 2009 V3 silver certification.
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