U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Phillips & Jordan, Inc.
Indiantown, FL

Project Description

The first phase of the C-44 Reservoir Project involved the overall  site development, including storm drain installation, entrance canal excavation, and bridge & culvert construction.  Also included was the construction of a concrete control weir for the C-133 Canal and roadway construction for access to future portions of the overall C – 44 Reservoir.  

Phillips & Jordan, Inc. (P&J), the project’s prime contractor, subcontracted VCM to provide construction services for the project. VCM’s status as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) and HubZone Contractor allowed P&J to utilize the value VCM’s subcontract in their Small Business Plan to the USACE.

Work performed included:

  • Site development for the office complex to be used by P&J and the USACE
    • Site Grading and drainage
    • Furnishing and placement of 6” of FDOT aggregate base rock materials
    • Installation of electrical services to the compound
    • Furnishing and installing chain link fencing along the perimeter of the compound including lightning protection grounding
    • Office trailer setup including:
      • Plumbing for water and wastewater
      • Electrical hookups
      • Construction of covered deck, stairs and handicap ramp
      • Installation of well and well water conditioning equipment
    • Forming and placing concrete for various work stations for the geotechnical laboratory
  • Soil stabilization of subgrades for all roadways in the project
  • Furnishing and installing 8” of FDOT aggregate base course
  • Fine grading aggregate base course surface of all roadways
  • Furnishing and installing asphalt surface course for all paved roadways

All work met USACE and project specifications and was completed within the scheduled timeline.