BASE was the designer of record for this competitively awarded design-build project that included the construction of five standard type “C” earth covered, box magazines of reinforced concrete with three 7.6 m (25 feet) electrically operated doors at ground level for the Navy Munitions Command (NMC), East Asia Division, Detachment Pearl Harbor, West Loch, Hawaii. Supporting facilities included access roads, concrete apron, interior lighting and power, exterior security lighting, grounding, building lightning protection, building electrical service, site secondary electrical distribution and fire hydrants. Special foundation features include excavation of existing subgrade to the coral formation and concrete fill below the invert of the magazine foundation to the coral formation.
In addition to being structural engineer of record, BASE also provided building code-required special inspections and material testing services. This allowed for seamless coordination between the design and construction of the primary structure.