Foresight Recognized at Naval Air Station Jacksonville’s Historic Runway Reopening

Foresight Construction Group was recognized at the NAS Jax Runway Reopening ceremony on June 27, 2016 for their contribution to the renovations on the runway, including the demolition of Hangars 113, 114 and 115 and the renovation of Hangar 511 at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Fla. 

It was the first major renovation for NAS Jacksonville’s runway in half a century, and a special ceremony was held for the occasion. Representatives from NAVFAC and other contributing contractors were present at the official reopening of the new main runway after more than a year of construction

Foresight successfully completed the full abatement and demolition of Hangars 113, 114 and 115, each 54,000-square-feet in size in March 2016.  The hangars were originally constructed in the 1940’s to support World War II missions and are considered historic properties. The facilities no longer met current mission needs, building codes or safety requirements, but they represented an important part of the base’s history and associated artifacts from the demolished hangars were loaned to the Jacksonville Museum of Science and History (MOSH) for potential exhibition.

Foresight’s contract also included renovations of fully operational Hangar 511, including the construction of a new tug lane, renovations to interior offices and work areas, and exterior site improvements.

“Foresight Construction Group was honored to have worked on this historic project,” said Juan Segarra, Foresight’s president and CEO. “We look forward to our future projects and continued success with NAVFAC SE.”

For more information on this project, click here.