Epic Consultants

Historic Fort Norfolk Building # 2 Windows Replacement

Owner

Department of the Army Norfolk District Corps of Engineers

Location

Norfolk, VA

Total Value

$ 323,863

The work was performed under the Department of the Army Norfolk District Corps of Engineers and consisted on the replacement of double hung wooden frame windows and doorframes, located on the Historical Fort Norfolk. The is a historic building and we performed the work in accordance with contract requirement to not disturbed existing surfaces and preserve its original condition. Access to the base had to be coordinated with contracting officer during the period of construction. During demolition of existing windows, we had to temporarily close up the opening to maintain the integrity of the building until new windows were installed. The work was performed on time and within budget. Replacement of 23 double hung wooden frame windows and door frame, which includes demolition, and construction in order to remove and complete replacement.

Fort Norfolk is the last remaining of a series of fortifications built in 1794 by President George Washington to protect 19 American harbors.

Its earthen walls with wooden and some brick supports was upgraded in 1807, to the brick and masonry walls and buildings seen today at the fort.