Dallas-based Walton Construction Co. LLC, was awarded a $20.4-million contract to build a defense logistics warehouse and distribution center at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City.
The project is a 165,000-sq-ft distribution warehouse that will incorporate a mechanized material handling system. The project is targeted to achieve a LEED Silver certification. Sustainable components include: using local resources, high efficiency energy systems, and materials with a high solar reflective index to minimize heat island effect.�����������
Construction of the logistics warehouse and distribution center began in October and is expected to complete by spring 2011.����������� �����������
The project team includes the owner, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, and architect, MRI Architectural Group, Inc. of Orlando, Fla.