Gibbs News

Gibbs Responds to Recent Flooding

With the recent flooding in Louisiana,  Gibbs will be working to help those areas recover.  We recently delivered supplies to one of the hardest hit areas,  Walker, LA  and plan to return on Friday to serve food to some of the residents that were impacted by the flood waters.  Should you have any questions or […]

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Happy 40th Birthday Mercedes-Benz Superdome!

Happy 40th birthday to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome!  Gibbs Construction is proud to be a part of the Superdome’s history, having completed several projects at the iconic structure, including the construction of the Grand Staircase linking it to Champions Square, and the complete re-skinning of the building with those beautiful bronze panels.  As Gibbs Construction approaches […]

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Little Zion Baptist Church Progress

Little Zion Baptist Church officially has steel framing! Gibbs Construction has wrapped up steel with fabricators and erectors last week. The area’s highly anticipated brick veneer church will hold up to 600 people in its 14,590 square feet. Proudly visible along Earhart Boulevard in New Orleans, this project is scheduled to be completed by March of […]

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Congratulations Gibbs’ COSS Recipients!

Gibbs Construction is proud to announce that 10 members of Team Gibbs received the Certified Occupational Safety Specialist (COSS®) designation this week.  The main objective of COSS® is to equip employees who have safety and health responsibilities with the core competencies they must master to be successful in occupational safety and health. Unlike other safety […]

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Congratulations Melissa Gibbs!

We are happy to announce that our very own Melissa Gibbs has been chosen to be recognized by the 16th annual City Business Women of the Year Award.  Started in 1999, Women of the Year recognizes 50 women from the area whose success in business and contributions to the community stand out in the region.  […]

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Fort Polk Building 350 Conversion

Fort Polk, LA

DESCRIPTION:

This project consisted of the renovation of a 5-story, 81,300 sq. ft. bldg. that was built in the mid-1970s to house soldiers. A large amount mold, asbestos and lead paint abatement was needed, as was complete interior demolition and interior build-out along with all new finishes. The construction also included the removal of a 30’x50′ portion of the existing concrete roof structure to allow for a vaulted ceiling at the commanders conference room, all new MEP systems including emergency generator, replacement of the existing windows, the addition of a front entrance, and mechanical rooms, the construction of new loading docks, and three separate parking areas. The building and site were brought up to current ATFP requirements which included the structural reinforcement of existing walls and construction of earthen berms around the building perimeter. The Army Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) and Ft. Polk Headquarters consolidated operations within the post into the building creating an executive center for the base.

OWNER: Department of Army Corps of Engineers

ARCHITECT: VOA Associates, Inc.

CONTRACT AMOUNT: $10,730,557