Controlled Industrial Facility - Norfolk

Controlled Industrial Facility - Norfolk

Location: Norfolk, Va.

Client: Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Completion Date: 1998

Burns & McDonnell provided final design, plans and cost estimating, comprehensive interior design, all coordination with nuclear support facility planning yard, parametric estimating and programming documentation, and Title II construction services for the construction of a Controlled Industrial Facility (CIF) at Norfolk Naval Base. The CIF performs maintenance and repair services required for the nuclear-powered submarines homeported at the Norfolk Naval Station. The 33,000-square-foot concrete structure houses controlled industrial environment spaces and support spaces.

Close coordination of building technical requirements and equipment interface requirements were necessary throughout the $14.3 million project.

  • Smooth, crack-free concrete surfaces for all walls and floors
  • Increased emphasis on structural tightness to support negative pressure ventilation
  • Use of materials with low radon levels
  • Containment and treatment of radiological liquid waste
  • Bridge crane
  • Covered storage area
  • Liquid processing area
  • Tank dewatering area
  • Maintenance area
  • Controlled material storage area
  • Decontamination room
  • Waste packing area
  • Welding/machine room
  • Clean work/gage calibration room
  • Radcom lab
  • Radiac calibration source room
  • Personnel decon room
  • Offices, classrooms, training room, lunch room, bunk/locker room, convenience areas