Fort Bragg barracks to get $20.2M facelift
Posted November 25, 2011
Fort Bragg, N.C. — Five barracks at Fort Bragg are getting a $20.2 million facelift by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The project includes includes demolition, debris removal, painting, new cabinetry, a new roof and new plumbing, electric, heating and air systems. Work started in November and is slated to be completed in October 2012.
"Our renovation of these facilities will provide soldiers with comfortable and efficient rooms," said Charles Grainger, project manager for the Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District.
Four of the barracks being renovated are three-story, brown-brick buildings built during the Vietnam War era.
Engineers said the barracks renovations are part of an ongoing program to repair deterioration that's accumulated over the years and to increase energy efficiency.