Armed Forces Reserve Center

This new Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC), located at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, is a 102,918 SF Training Facility for both Army National Guard Units and U.S. Army Reserves FA Regiment. The AFRC consist of three (3) main areas - Administrative, Training, and Maintenance. Each area consists of the following:

​​Administrative

  • Private and Common Offices

  • Family Support Office

  • RAPIDS Office

  • Recruiting Office

  • Conference Room

  • Full Commercial Kitchen

  • Large Dining Room

  • Break Room/Vending and Restrooms

  • Storage Areas

Training

  • Assembly Hall

  • Classrooms

  • Library

  • Learning Center

  • Weapons Simulation Center

  • Arms Vaults

  • Weapons Area

  • Physical Fitness Center

  • Locker Rooms/Showers

  • Flammable Materials Storage

  • Six (6) Separate Storage (Conditioned and Unconditioned) Areas for Individual Units, Training Aid, Audio/Visual Equipment, Table/Chairs, etc.

Maintenance

  • Three (3) Drive-Through Vehicle Maintenance Bays 

  • Work Benches

  • Compressed Air Systems

  • Hose Bibbs

  • Floor Trench Drains

  • Grease/Oil/Water Separation Systems

  • Tool Room

  • Battery Room / Supply Room

  • Controlled Waste Handling Room

The site chosen for the new complex was a heavily wooded area of approximately 20+ acres. Parking for personal owned vehicles (POV) is located north of the new building. Parking for Government owned vehicles (GOV), which are primarily heavy trucks and other heavy military vehicles, is located south of the new building. Total parking support for POV is approximately 275 spaces. The GOV parking includes more than 31,000 SY of rigid pavement. The project also includes improvements to an existing access road, installation of new utility connections, and is AT/FP compliant.

Details
LOCATION 

Fort Chaffee, Arkansas

CONTRACT VALUE 
$18,683,625.00 

SIZE

102,918 SF

CLIENT

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

MARKETS

Government 
Design-Build
Training Facility
Vehicle Maintenance Facility

ROLE 

Design-Builder