Building 1877 – PUAF


Building 1877 – PUAF, Northrop Grumman Newport News, Nuclear Manufacturing Facility

Heard Concrete Construction excavated, formed and placed over 3,600 yards on this project. The foundation was pile cap and grade beams averaging 3 to 6 feet thick. The slabs were reinforced and ranged from 6” to 2’ thick. This project included a slab placement of 1000 cubic yards with a shrinkage control admixture. There were two pile caps placed at finish floor each with an embedded steel plate that weighed 10,000lbs. The reinforcing steel was installed by D.T. Reed Steel.

Project Information:

Architect: CH2MHill
Final Cost: $1,646,638
Project Manager: Jack Ellenor
Superintendent: Chris Swartz
Prime Contractor: W.M.Jordan
Project Start: 2008
Project Completion: 2009
Challenges: Site logistics, large embeds, and special concrete admixtures

Reference Contact Information
Prime Contractor: WM Jordan Company
Contact: Bruce Shepheard
Address: 11010 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, Va. 23601
Phone: 1-757-596-6341