Regional Land Use Advisory Commission – Fort. Bragg Construction Update

November 21, 2013

Background on RLUAC – The Regional Land Use Advisory Commission (RLUAC) is a non-profit 501(C)3 membership based organization located in the Sandhills of North Carolina consisting of twenty units of local government: eight counties and twelve municipalities.  The twenty year old organization was the first regional group established in the country to coordinate land use decisions between the military and the local governments.  Today, the primary mission of RLUAC is to balance the following three key objectives through facilitating regional planning and development reviews, communication and coordination:

  • Protect the Civilian Population from negative military impacts;
  • Protect the Long Leaf Pine Ecosystem from destruction;and
  • Protect the Military Training Mission from incompatible development.

What Happened:  Greg Bean (Director of Fort Bragg Public Works) gave an update on current construction projects on the base.

To view the power point in its entirety please follow the link below

http://www.rluac.com/images/images/Millitary%20Construction%20Update%20(RLUAC)–15%20Nov%2012%20Rev.pdf

  • Fort Bragg buildable square feet has expanded from 30 million to an anticipated 52.4 million
  • $800 million in projects have been awarded on the base
  • By 2014, the 82nd Airborne Division will be completely renovated with a cost of $1 billion
  • Fort Bragg will soon become the largest military base in the U.S. regarding population
  • Around 300 buildings are being renovated

82nd Airborne Division Area

Division Headquarters – 53M, completed September 2013
BCT Administration – 83M, completion date June 2014
Almost all buildings  used by the 82nd will be renovated

Campus Master Plan

Intelligence Training Center – 27M, completion date 2016
Regional Studies and Education Center – 53.7M, completion date 2014
Special Operation Forces – 46.7M, completion date 2015JFK Campus – Intel Center, 1st Special Warfare Training

Base Schools

Older Fort Bragg schools will be renovated
A new elementary school will open next year for the children located in the Linden Oaks subdivision (1,492 homes)

 Roads

The NC DOT will award the financing next year for the expansion of the outer loop (I295) from Cliffdale Road to Raeford Road

Next Meeting:

February 20, 2014

 

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