Foreign Security Forces – Transition Team Mission

North Fort Polk, Louisiana

SLA Architects, through CSG/SLA Joint Venture Company, prepared five Design/Build RFPs under a single delivery order for the Fort Worth District Corps of Engineers for relocating the Transition Teams Mission from Fort Riley, Kansas to North Fort Polk, Louisiana.  Work included extensive mission facilities master planning, facilities design, and layout including sitework and utilities.  AT/FP planning was provided for roads, barriers, and setback requirements. The plans and specifications  were developed to the 50% level for approximately 228 acres developed for seventeen existing buildings, ninety-three new modular buildings/sprung structures, and five pre-fabricated buildings.  Existing streets were resurfaced or replaced.  New parking areas were provided for private vehicles as well as military equipment.  New athletic sport field, exercise and combat training complexes were included in the design. The entire cost of the project was estimated to be $150M.

Asbestos contaminated materials andlead based paint was encountered in all renovated facilities.  Exterior work included roads, parking lots, water, sewer, natural gas, street lighting and electrical systems.  Extensive topographic surveys of large areas and multiplesite geotechnical drilling and testing with detailed geotechnical reports.   Detailed estimates were developed during multiple charrettes and Value Engineering studies.

We are proud to play a role in supporting this important mission in the training of our troops for deployment throughout the world.