321-453-3812

License No. CG CO38685

 
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Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B

Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B

Owner:
  NASA
Location:
  Kennedy Space Center, Florida.
General Contractor:
   
Contract Amount:
  $29,074,881.00

This project consists of providing the labor, equipment, and materials to construct three 594 foot, self supporting structural steel lightning protection towers at Launch Complex 39 B at the Kennedy Space Center. The towers have an overhead catenary wire system designed to protect Launch Vehicles from lightning strikes.

The work involves site work, the installation of 216 precast concrete piles, cast in place concrete foundations, structural steel erection, and FRP lightning masts, catenary wire system. Ivey's Construction is self performing all concrete, structural steel erection, and installation of the catenary cable system. The massive towers were partially assemble horizontally on the ground and then lifted into place with a Manitowoc 21000 (1000 Ton Capacity) crane. The heaviest section was close to 275,000 lbs. The FRP (fiberglass reinforced plastic) masts are 7 feet in diameter, 103 feet tall and weight over 66,000 lbs. each.

 

Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B
Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B
Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B
Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B
Construct Lightning Protection LC 39B
 

 

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IVEY'S CONSTRUCTION, INC.
4060 N. Courtenay Pkwy., Merritt Island, FL 32953
Phone: 321-453-3812 ~ Fax: 321-459-0398 ~ Send Email

General Contractor, State of Florida
License No. CG CO38685

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