Louisiana Army National Guard Field Maintenance Shop 13
The new Field Maintenance Shop No. 13 is a vehicle maintenance shop for the Louisiana Army Air National Guard. After Hurricane Katrina, the Federal and State government invested over 100 million dollars in the relocation of the aviation and support facilities previously located at the Lakefront Airport in New Orleans. A long term partnering with the City of Hammond and the Hammond Regional Airport made this venture possible. ||The facility consist of vehicle work bay spaces, assembly areas, training bays and related ancillary spaces for servicing military vehicles at the new North Shore facility. The project consists of a total of 15,764 sf of enclosed building. The buildings have been designed using materials, systems equipment and features to be energy efficient and to obtain the required green building SPiRiT Silver rating. The durable materials used have been selected for their long life cycle and to complement the other buildings on campus. ||The building was a design build project between H/S Architects and The Lemoine Company. The total construction cost was $11,500,000 and included the utility infrastructure for the entire campus.