General Contracting

Construction within the federal government field is one of our specialties! Our customers have included the Department of the Interior/ National Park Service, Department of Veterans Affairs, Food and Drug Administration, the U.S. Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command, among others. AVCOR is honored to provide construction services for the United States federal government. These projects have ranged in complexity from window, overhead door, and gate replacements to full medical facility renovations and large-scale pre-engineered metal building erections.

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AVCOR is also proud of the variety of commercial construction projects we have completed to date. These projects include various public-school renovations, urgent care facility renovations, behavioral health facility renovations, daycare center renovations, and restaurant renovations. In addition to commercial construction, AVCOR CONSTRUCTION builds custom residential homes as well.

Buffalo National River Marble Falls Garage Doors

Marble Falls, AR

National Park Service
Prime Contractor for the installation of ten commercial grade overhead doors, nine automatic door openers, associated electrical wiring, removal and reinstallation of four walk through doors, frames, and hardware, installed head trim and jam trim, painted to match door. Completed in 2017.

Veterans’ Healthcare System of the Ozarks

Fayetteville, AR

Hospital Elevator PC Control Upgrade
Prime Contractor for the upgrade and retrofit an existing elevator, controls, and the control room elevator components along with adding a new control room HVAC unit and affiliated electrical drops and wiring. Completed June 2018.

St. Joe Buffalo River

St. Joe, AR

Gutter Removal & Reinstallation
Prime Contractor for the National Park Service to remove and reinstall 600 LF on seven buildings of Commercial Grade Gutters, fascia, and down spouts. Completed November 2017.

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs, AR

Thermal Generator Replacement
Prime Contractor for the National Park Service to remove and reinstall a 130 KW commercial grade generator for the operation of the Backup Thermal Water Generator. Completed February 2018.

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs, AR

Fire & Security Alarm System Removal & Reinstallation
Prime Contractor for the to removal and reinstallation of a new CWSI and DSC alarm system and communication network. Completed November 2017.

Arkansas Post National Memorial

Gillet, AR

Gate Installation
Prime Contractor for the installation of two solar panels, four backup batteries, access loops, safety loops, gate openers, photo eyes, and all applicable components for the operation of the solar powered automatic gate opening system. Completed November 2017.

National Center for Toxicological Research (NCTR)

Jefferson, AR

Process Area Renovation
Prime Contractor for the demolition and renovation of a 6,500 square foot process area, including a full mechanical system replacement, plumbing, electrical, telecommunication, roofing, new vivarium equipment, epoxy flooring & ceilings, lighting, steel erection, masonry & brick work, rough carpentry, painting & finishing, doors and hardware, earthwork and patching. Completed July 2019

Rivendell Behavioral Health Center

Benton, AR

Door System Renovation
Prime Contractor for the supply and installation of 134 continuous geared hospital tip door hinges and 63 hospital grade automatic door closers. Completed March 2018.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Republic, MO

Door Openers
Prime Contractor for the National Park Service to install electrical and wiring to actuate and operate six HCA automatic door openers, including painting. Completed 2018.

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Round Springs

Eminence, MO

HVAC Replacement
Prime Contractor for the installation of six new HVAC units, new duct work and associated equipment, new grilles, registers and diffusers. Completed September 2018.

Maintenance Facility USARC

Barling, AR

Pre-Engineered Metal Building
Construction of a 90x40x16 PEMB as a Maintenance Facility and Dry Storage Building. Construction included PEMB erection, finished/ insulated interior walls, new doors/ frames/ hardware, roof installation, new fire alarm system, concrete slab/ drainage, concrete bollards, running new electric and natural gas to facilities, overhead doors, epoxy flooring, painting, HVAC work, new interior and exterior lighting, and a portable eye wash station. Completed January 2020.

Hot Springs National Park Buckstaff Bathhouse

Hot Spring, AR

Dumbwaiter Replacement
Replacement of dumbwaiter at Buckstaff Bathhouse. Completed October 2019.

Arkansas Post National Monument

Gillett, AR

Replace Windows
Removal and replacement of windows at the AR Post NM Visitor’ Center. Completed January 2020.

Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield

Republic, MO

Replace Fee Gate
Remove existing fee gate at Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield and replace with new fee gate, including electrical components up to the main breaker. Completed November 2019.

Buffalo National River Steel Creek Compound

Jasper, AR

Remove and Replace Overhead Doors
Removal of 4 overhead doors at the Steel Creek Compound and replacement of 4 overhead doors with 2 rows of insulated safety glass, primed and painted. Completed February 2020.

Little Rock VA

Little Rock, AR

Compounding Pharmacy Renovation
Renovation of compounding pharmacy within the Little Rock/ McClellan Veterans Administration Hospital, to include demolition of 6th and 7th floors, structural reinforcement, construction of penthouse building to house HVAC system, as well as pharmaceutical department renovations. Estimated completion May 2021.

Fort Smith National Historic Site Visitor Center

Ft. Smith, AR

Elevator Modernization
Modernization of one hydraulic elevator, including demolition of existing HVAC, replacing the hydraulic elevator, as well as new electrical conduit, fire alarms, fire sprinklers, and HVAC work. Completed May 2020.

Little Rock VA

Little Rock, AR

Corrections for OR2
This project is for renovation of the general corrective actions to the HVAC system for the OR 2F surgical suites, the Medical Gas system in the PCAU and new design drawings and specifications for new CO2 system, WAGD system, and area alarms in the OR 2F surgical suites. Estimated completion November 2021.

Veterans’ Healthcare System of the Ozarks

Fayetteville, AR

Replace 4 PK Water Heaters
Remove and replace four PK Domestic Water Heaters within the VAMC. Project included one modification changing the required water heaters, at the request of the VAMC. Completed July 2020.

University of Arkansas Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

Marquee Sign Erection
Erection of marquee sign on University of Arkansas Little Rock Campus. Completed March 2020.

Eugene J. Towbin Veteran's Health Clinic

North Little Rock, AR

Window Tinting
Tint 24 windows within 12 patient rooms on Unit 3K of the VAMC, to specific tinting and pick-proof caulking requirements. Completed March 2020.

Little Rock Air Force Base

Little Rock AFB, AR

Grease Trap Maintenance
Perform monthly, quarterly, and on-call grease trap maintenance. Extimated completion of Base Year March 2021.

Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh, TN

Roof Replacement
Remove and replace all existing roof shingles, underlayment, flashing, and drip edge from four buildings (Pavilion at the picnic area; Education Center; Cemetery Barn; and the Vehicle Storage pole shed). Replace copper flashing along valleys and boots for all piping.

Pine Bluff Arsenal

Pine Bluff, AR

Air-Break Switch Replacement
Replace 6 gang operated air break switches within Pine Bluff Arsenal. Modification one allotted for the installation of two additional GOABS. Completed October 2020.

Little Rock National Cemetery

Little Rock, AR

Pavement and Drainage Deficiencies
Provide all labor, supervision, material, and equipment necessary for road renovations and drainage improvements at the National Cemetery. Estimated completion May 2021.

Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center

Booneville, AR

Walk-In Cooler Replacement
Remove old, inefficient walk-in cooler and replace with new, more efficient three-phase walk-in cooler. This project included installation of new posts and double stacked header to support a mezzanine above the walk-in cooler, as well as electrical disconnects and reconnects.

Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center

Booneville, AR

Greenhouse Refurbishment
Refurbish and repair the existing A-frame style 24’ X 30” greenhouse with a peak height of 14 feet in the center, connected to the Plant Material Center (PMC) Main Building. This project included: two Exhaust Fans and shutters, Polycarbonate (twinwall 8 mm) panel cover, Automatic control system Thermostat, Greenhouse Auto Curtain Systems (shade Cloth), 6” cooling pad system, Heater replacement, Adding two circulation fans, Adding insect Screening and framing , Replace inlet vents, Concrete Floor (gravel now) with Grate drain and pipe, and the wiring of electrical equipment installed.

Hot Springs National Park Historical Building

Hot Springs, AR

Roof & Skylight Repair and Replacement
Provide all labor and materials necessary to remove all Ludowici Clay tiles, replace ice guard and underlayment, replace up to 30 squares of non-conforming tiles, and replace the skylights. Estimated completion March 2021.

Fort Smith National Historic Site

Ft. Smith, AR

HVAC Replacement
Provide all labor, qualified supervision, material, tools, equipment, supplies and incidentals to replace the HVAC system in the Visitor’s Center, to include HVAC, electrical, concrete pouring, concrete cutting/ coring, masonry, rough & finish carpentry, roof patching, and access controls. This project disconnected the HVAC system from the existing geothermal piping loop, replaced the geothermal loop with a new fluid cooler and natural gas boiler, replaced existing piping, replaced existing heat pumps, replaced an attic ductless split system lit with heat pump units, and added energy recovery ventilators. Estimated completion February 2021.

Little Rock Federal Building

Little Rock, AR

Parking Lot Repair
Repair and resurfacing of the main parking lot Little Rock Federal Office Building to include asphalt concrete cold milling, hot mix asphalt concrete pavement patching, joint and crack sealing, and hot mix asphalt concrete overlay of existing parking area, Portland cement concrete sidewalk repair & replacement, restriping parking lot, repairing / replacing wheel stops, and installing new sign posts and signs. Estimated completion February 2021.

Hot Springs National Park

Hot Springs, AR

Painting of Bathhouses
Pressure washing, stucco and plaster repair, wood repairs, masonry tuckpointing, and repainting of 6 historical bathhouse buildings (Ozark Bathhouse, Maurice Bathhouse, Fordyce Bathhouse, the Administration Building, and two comfort stations). Estimated completion february 2021.

National Center for Toxicological Research

Jefferson, AR

Well Installation
Provide all management, supervision, personnel, materials, equipment, services, facilities for the earthwork, well drilling, concrete, electrical and controls scopes of work to drill a new water well at the National Center for Toxicological Research/ Jefferson Labs. Estimated completion July 2021.

Pea Ridge National Military Park Visitors Center

Garfield, AR

HVAC Replacement
This project included applying spray insulation to the underside of the existing roof structure and other vertical and horizontal surfaces exposed to unconditioned spaces. Additionally, the HVAC scope replaced the existing air-cooled chiller with a new 30-ton unit, added a buffer tank to the existing piping system, replaced three existing propane boilers with two new high efficiency propane condensing boilers, installed new propane flow meter in the gas piping system, upgraded all building controls with a new BACnet control system, Provided a new ductless split system for the data close, and added a new humidifier to each of the two existing supply duct mains leaving the air handler in the attic space. Estimated completion January 2021.

They over deliver. Very trustworthy folks. Excellent workmanship.

- John Staley