RUSH was awarded the contract for a new 5,000 square foot Pass & ID Facility in early 2007. The purpose of this was to consolidate the existing Pass & ID Facility with the Visitor Records Center from NASA KSC Headquarters into one facility. The new facility for Pass & ID services accommodates 14 employees, operating five badging workstations and three finger-printing workstations for credential collection, supported by five data input workstations for research and credential verification. There will be six to seven employees per shift in the public (front) area and six to seven employees in the non-public (back) area. Public areas are organized from the visitor parking area, with outdoor open and covered areas for escorts and visitors to congregate and an indoor reception area seating 40 to 50. The new facility was to be constructed on undisturbed land which required site clearing, underground utilities, storm sewer and structures, underground electrical distribution, concrete and asphalt pavement. The facility’s construction consisted of cast-in-place concrete, masonry block, light gauge roof trusses, and a standing seam metal roof, including complete HVAC, fire protection, fire alarm, communication and data systems. After the transition to the new facility was completed by NASA, the existing Pass & ID Facility was demolished.
“RUSH Construction performed extremely well and was quick to respond to Government requirements. Coordinated and partnered in an outstanding manner with the NASA Team. Requests for information were kept at a minimum and the Contractor’s ingenuity and craftsmanship allowed RUSH to work out minor issues. Contractor was dedicated to safety, quality, and environmental concerns.”