Examples of construction, renovation & security solutions

Reduced inspection time from 6-7 minutes per vehicle to 2-3 minutes per vehicle


Access Control Point, The Pentagon, Arlington, VA

$5 million Design/Build

Cutting edge two-lane ACP with latest surveillance and inspection technology, two prefabricated buildings, and long span fabric canopy

  • Includes under vehicle cameras, license plate readers, CCTV, modern IT system, and active and passive barriers
  • Adhere to aesthetic look of Pentagon Reservation buildings
  • Established temporary access point during construction
  • Managed 10 subcontractors
  • Served as prototype for future ACP replacement projects
  • ACS has built four additional ACPs at the Pentagon and was awarded a worldwide contract to design and build ACPs for the USACE

Oversaw abatement of 200ft2 of asbestos material and 4,000 ft2 of lead


Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Bethesda, MD

Six task orders, Demolition/ Renovation

Total renovation keeping only roof, exterior shell, and studs

  • Rebuilt half mile of original 1908 underground steam tunnel in 60 days
  • Substantial upgrades to and modernization of architectural, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems
  • Reused exterior doors and prepared materials for recycling
  • Managed design and construction of new 4,000 ft2 mezzanine level
  • Phased demolition/ construction schedule to rotate occupants and minimize disruptions
  • Project continually modified by USACE and ACS design review process ensured all changes complied with contract requirements

Groundbreaking design/build process allowed client to occupy facility four to six months ahead of schedule

River Site

Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration Savannah River Site, Aiken, South Carolina

$9.7 million Design/ Build

  • Design, construction, inspection, testing, and turnover of two separate buildings – one 16,000 ft2 engineering building in a highly restricted area and a 12,000 ft2 process support building in a non-restricted clean area
  • Handled utility tie-ins including fire suppression water and telecommunications
  • Implemented groundbreaking design/build process to compress the schedule to meet client needs: ACS compressed the design phase to start construction planning tasks early and performed value engineering analysis and constructability reviews concurrently with design process to help clients take occupancy four to six months ahead of schedule
  • Maintained full-time oversight of construction activities with Project Superintendent/ Site Manager, Safety Officer, Quality Control Manager, and two escorts on site at all times
  • Hired local general contractor and 21 trade subcontractors

50,000 ft2 two-story addition

Darnall Army
Medical Center

Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas

$18.5 million Design/ Build

50,000 ft2 two-story addition added to the U.S. Army’s busiest birthing hospital that serves 10% of the Army

  • Included Women’s Health Clinic and labor and delivery suites
  • Work included demolition, civil engineering, structural, HVAC, electrical, plumbing, and installation of specialized medical equipment
  • Built to anti-terrorism and force protection standards
  • Meets MEDCOM requirements
  • Value engineering reduced construction costs while still adhering to contractual and command requirements

40K ft2

Design and build a prefabricated, modular, relocatable, SCIF-accredited building on a 4.9 acre site


USACE/RSFO, Baltimore District for NSA, Fort Meade, GA

$16.9 million Design/ Build

Design and build a prefabricated, modular, relocatable, Sensitive Compartmentalized Information Facility (SCIF) Accredited Building on a 4.9 acre site

  • ISCIF is two stories tall and measures 40,000 ft2
  • Contains an operations center, conference rooms, classrooms, and support spaces to serve approximately 350 occupants
  • All six sides of the outside skin meets both SCIF and Tempest requirements
  • ACS designed most interior spaces with raised access flooring to accommodate large technology infrastructure requirements
  • Also handled site work, including access roads and parking as well as FE7 non-sensor fence with key pad locking device

Coordinated relocation of 200 personnel prior to project start

Bolling Air
Force Base

USACE – Baltimore District – Defense Intelligence Agency, Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.

$9.7 million Three Task Order Design/Build

  • Modify high-profile client buildings, including HVAC upgrades and vertical demolition/ design and reconstruction
  • One task order for renovation of 24,000 ft2 DIA Administration Center at Bolling Air Force Base that included classified work areas and required demolition of entire interior and installation of new architectural, mechanical, electrical, and communications lines
  • 70% of DIA renovation area was sensitive compartmented information facility areas (SCIF) with no access through crawl spaces or ventilation systems
  • Coordinated relocation of 200 personnel prior to project start
  • ACS provided overall supervision, including safety and quality control, and managed seven subcontractors

$15 million Eight Task Order Design/ Build

  • Included second phase of task previously completed at Bolling AFB
  • Work included demolition of Class A office space, reinstallation of new architectural finishes and mechanical, HVAC, electrical, and communication systems
  • Recycled 92% of demolished materials to LEED Silver standards, including gypsum dry wall, carpeting, ductwork, and doors
  • Constructed several SCIF areas adhering to strict criteria
  • Linked directly to power supply in basement to prevent disturbing the building’s power during construction
  • Worked with base to coordinate escorts and completed all work without interruption to occupants
  • Applied value engineering tactics based on lessons learned in previous contract to streamline operations and reduce schedule by 25%

Collaborated with Architect of the Capital


USACE, Baltimore District for the Architect of the Capital, Washington, D.C.

Three Separate IDIQ Design/Build Contracts

  • Design, fabricate, and install complex HVAC equipment in key government buildings throughout the nation’s capital
  • Work in historic and vital buildings required close collaboration with Architect of the Capital
  • Night construction and frequent schedule changes were necessary to minimize disruptions to critical government employees