Installation Materiel Maintenance Activity (IMMA), building 200, at
Fort McCoy is getting an enclosed inspection facility.
Employees from Olympic Builders
of Holmen, Wis., work on the new enclosed IMMA inspection
by Rob Schuette)
Reehling, the project manager for the IMMA, said the new facility will
provide work space and office space. The workspace will include ramps,
and the office space will have heating. The project is expected to be
completed by the fall time frame.
inspection facility will consist of a wood frame, with a steel cover.
The project will have a 9,600-square-foot inspection facility and a
1,200-square-foot office structure attached. Govcon Inc., from Norman,
Okla., is the primary contractor for the approximately $495,000
project, with Olympic Builders of Holmen, Wis., being the
subcontractor. It is being done in conjunction with a contract to
build a new enclosed inspection facility for Equipment Concentration
Site-67, he said.
"This is an enormous improvement for our employees, who
currently are exposed to the weather elements during vehicle
IMMA Project Manager
equipment/vehicle will come to the inspection facility for the final
inspection of maintenance and repair work," Reehling said.
"After the vehicle passes the inspections, it is returned to the
the inspection facility doesn’t have heat, it will protect the
personnel from the prevailing weather, such as snow, sleet, rain,
wind, etc.," Reehling said. "This is an enormous improvement
for our employees, who currently are exposed to the weather elements
during vehicle inspections."
facility will be used to support IMMA’s general maintenance work and
help it meet Army standards to repair and maintain equipment, Reehling
said. The new facility also can be used to support special maintenance
programs, such as Operation Platinum Wrench (OPW).
is a U.S Army Reserve Command-directed program to provide hands-on
training opportunities for Army Reserve Soldiers in the maintenance