J&J Contractors, Inc. was contracted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the design and construction of the new Armed Forces Reserve Center Complex at Fort Devens located in Ayer, MA
J&J Contractors, Inc. teamed with Symmes Maini & McKee Associates of Cambridge, MA for the design of the Reserve Center. The center houses the Massachusetts National Guard, the Massachusetts Army Reserve, and US Marine Corps. and includes a 94,000 SF CSMS, 62,000 SF OMS, and 92,000 SF Training Building.
The completed project included the demolition of the existing CSMS and 10 other existing structures totaling over 250,000 SF and the site clearing to prepare the site for the new 55-acre, 7-building, 276,000 SF complex. The seven buildings consisted of administration space, over 50 vehicle maintenance and work bays including paint shop and canvas bay, as well as state of the art training facilities. The project received its’ required LEED Silver certification, falling just short of LEED Gold Certification.
The site work and concrete work was self-performed by J&J Contractors, Inc.. The project also included the installation of 90,000 SY of bituminous paving and 160,000 SF of concrete apron.