The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is constructed a new project management office for the Black Warrior-Tombigbee/Alabama-Coosa Operations Division. Located in Tuscaloosa, AL, along the banks of the Black Warrior River, the two-story, 20,000-square-foot facility’s occupants are responsible for all civil works activities along the Black Warrior-Tombigbee Waterway, including the Locust Fork, Mulberry Branch, and Alabama-Coosa Waterways. They are charged with operating and maintaining nine locks and dams as well as two hydroelectric generating plants on the Black Warrior-Tombigbee.
HCS Group, PC provided engineering services for the project and asked Fisher Engineering, Inc. (FEI) to provide performance-based fire protection system design services and life safety analysis as part of the design team.
Sustainable and energy-efficient design allowed the project to attain LEED Silver Certification. Furthermore, the project design received the Alabama Council AIA Honorable Mention Award 2014.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District
HCS Group PC
- Development of design analysis
- Development of construction documents consisting of specification and drawing set
- Fire hydrant flow testing
- Design review