Under the DPRI, the governments of the U.S. and Japan agreed to consolidate U.S. military facilities in the southern half of Okinawa and relocate them to the northern part of the island, and relocate Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Futenma. The consolidation required relocation of MCAS Futenma and new construction of barracks, admiration buildings, dining halls, maintenance facilities and warehouses, along with required roadways and utilities.
Over the past several years, more than 25 WSP professionals have supported the OkiCon and FRF program management office (on multiple contracts. Services included community planning, engineering services, architecture and landscape architecture consulting, security engineering, building information modeling, project scheduling and construction management. WSP represented DPRI OkiCon’s and FRF’s management in the day-to-day interface with program users and stakeholders – including Marine Forces Pacific, DPRI Planning Group, Marine Corps Installation Command Pacific, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and Okinawa Defense Bureau, managing a multi-billion-dollar, multi-decade consolidation program.