Proj Overview


U.S. Army Base Fort Gordon is transforming into the premier instructional campus for cyberwarfare training. The construction of a new five-level housing structure used unique precast concrete elements to provide an open floor plan, expedited schedule, and reduced cost.

Read more about this project in the Summer 2019 issue of Ascent.


Precast concrete was a good fit for the barracks project to meet blast requirements and progressive collapse. It significantly expedited the time required to construct the building.


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Project Team


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Engineering Design Technologies


Caddell Construction


U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Precast Concrete Produce

Tindall Corp.

PCI-Certified Precast Concrete Erector

Bass Precast Erecting

Key Project Attributes

  • Precast concrete was the ideal solution to meet the U.S. Army’s blast requirements
  • Precast concrete bulb tees made it possible to span the building with one precast concrete member.
  • The barracks are flanked by smaller precast concrete support structures.

Project/Precast Scope

  • 300,000 sq ft, or 758 pieces of precast concrete
  • 270 bulb tees
  • 268 14-in. insulated wall panels
  • 84 12-in. insulated walls panels
  • 60 12-in. shear walls
  • 51 8-in. wall panels
  • 25 flat slabs