AFTAC Steel Erection
Ivey's Construction, Inc., an AISC Certified Advanced Steel Erector, was selected to provide the structural and miscellaneous steel erection for the Air Force Technical Applications Center Project. Ivey's scope of work includes the erection of approximately 3,000 tons of structural steel, over 450,000 sq. ft. of metal decking, and also handrails, stairs, curtain and window wall support and miscellaneous steel. The structural steel was designed to current prevention of progressive collapse standards, and BIM technology was utilized to maximize efficiency not only for steel erection, but also for coordination with other trades. A moment frame structural design helps to maximize space efficiency, while at the same time maintaining structural integrity.