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NAVFAC, Joint Air Traffic Control Tower
New Orleans, Louisiana
Owner: Naval Facilities Engineering Command
New Radar Air Traffic Control Facility (RATCF) with an attached seven story Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT). This facility supports a Joint Use Operation including the Navy Reserve, Marines Reserve, Coast Guard and Louisiana Air National Guard. The structure is pile-supported, steel frame with masonry exterior. The project includes Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), fire protection and pump, mechanical and electrical utilities as required for the installation of new Air Traffic Control equipment, computer flooring, telephone and fiber optics, lighting, paving, parking area, and site improvements. Also included was the relocation and extension of utilities including electrical, telecommunications, security ducts, water, sewer and gas lines. Re-route closed circuit television duct and extend runway lighting wiring around the new facility. Built-in equipment included an emergency generator, uninterruptible power supply, computer room grounding systems, equipment for electronic ground and a lightning protection system.
The existing control tower cab (top story) was removed along with all attached antennas, railings, and pertinent portions of the external access ladders. A new roof and roof support structure where the cab was removed was installed to match the existing metal roof. The existing parking lot was demolished along with several vacant building structures. Wetlands mitigation was also provided.