Alpha Ramp Pavement Replacement

Fort Carson

Project Detail
Fort Carson, Colorado
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District
July 2021

Tribal One replaced the failing Alpha Ramp airfield pavement for the USACE at Fort Carson.

Scope of Work included:

  • Complete a new PCC pavement mix design according to USACE Airfield Pavement Specifications
  • Demolition of the existing Alpha Ramp
  • Demolition of the existing Alpha Ramp asphalt shoulders
  • Demo existing airfield lighting
  • Scarify and recompact existing base course
  • Slipform paving of 561,294 sf of Airfield Pavement
  • Form and place Airfield Pavement around buildings and other areas
  • Set up and operate PCC batch plant on site
  • Quality Control and testing to USACE requirements
  • Installation of new airfield lighting including new cans, trenching and conduit
  • Installation of new asphalt shoulders with all new base and sub-base courses
  • New aircraft grounding and mooring points

Project successes:

  • Tribal One redesigned the access routes and phasing to save the Government $330k on aircraft tow routes.
  • Tribal One redesigned phasing to be able to open up the ramp six months ahead of schedule and credit temp asphalt costs to the government
  • Tribal One was able to mobilize a second slip form paver to maintain an accelerated schedule
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