Past Performance - Building Construction, Renovation, and Repair

Luke Air Force Base Building Demolition

Project Description

This demolition project was awarded to West Point Contractors through a negotiated bid process in 2010. Work consisted of demolishing several decommissioned single and multi-story base facilities in preparation for new building construction. Landscaping consisted of pruning and the removal of trees.  WPC received exceptional rating on CPARS performance review and was awarded a second demolition contract based on performance and value.

Scope of Work

  • Abatement and demolition.
  • Removed of multiple facilities including all concrete foundation slabs, footings, piers, steps, and ramps.
  • Testing for asbestos containing material and lead-based paint.
  • Capped all utilities at the main line in accordance with Base Utility Shop requirements.
  • Refrigerant in existing chillers was evacuated, contained, inventoried, and returned to 56 CES.
  • Asphalt paving.
  • Removal and replacement of sidewalks, curbing and gutters.
  • Removed fire hydrants, electrical transformers, and lighting.
  • Removed and replaced existing trees and landscaping.
  • The ground was leveled to match existing grade while retaining proper drainage.
  • The ground was topped with two inches of decomposed granite to match existing landscape.
  • Installation of curb, gutters, and sidewalk.
  • Installation of asphalt paving for parking lots.

Project Challenges

  • Managed multiple suppliers, vendors and subcontractors.
  • Effectively managed on-site personnel meeting high quality and safety standards along with effective tenant relations.
  • Simultaneous management of multiple phases with multiple disciplines and schedules.
  • Special coordination with base personnel and facilities management was required due to the location to runways and relocating base personnel.
  • AT/FB training for site personnel.
  • AT/FB standards on bollard installation.
  • All six sites were demolished in accordance with LEED green building guidelines. Points accumulated helping to achieve LEED Silver or higher status.
  • Hazardous material abatement.
  • Base access coordination with personnel, suppliers and subcontractors.


Phoenix, AZ



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