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Guantanamo Bay - Concrete and Civil Package for Fuel Storage Tank

Location: Naval Station - Guantanamo Bay, Cuba


Project Description

  • Kwest group self-performed all site civil and structural concrete work at Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in a secured area for a new fuel storage tank
  • The geographic location and associated logistical challenges added complexity
  • Over 1,700 cubic yards of concrete for footings, containment walls, access roads, foundation walls and aprons were placed
  • The concrete work involved placing and tying over 100 tons of reinforcing steel
  • Site work consisted of excavations, specialized erosion controls, seeding, aggregate base, ductile iron pipe (DIP) storm drainage and DIP water line installation
  • The project involved moving 65,000 cubic yards of soil to an offsite location with limited trucking capacity on the island