Clark Gets $27.7M Contract for USMC Air Station Miramar Prison
Clark Construction Group in Costa Mesa, CA received a $27.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of a prison at US Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in California. The facility will absorb prisoners from other correctional facilities scheduled for closure due to the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Act.
Clark will perform work in Miramar, CA, and expects to complete it by February 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 5 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest in San Diego, CA (N62473-09-C-1808).
MCAS Miramar is a 23,000-acre installation located in the northern suburbs of San Diego…
MCAS Miramar is home to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, which is the aviation element of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force.
MCAS Miramar averages 250 aircraft aboard on any given day, with up to 200,000 flight operations per year, according to Globalsecurity.org. Miramar is home for 8 F/A-18C & F/A-18D Hornet jet fighter squadrons, 4 CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter squadrons, 4 CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter squadrons, 1 KC-130 transport and refueling squadron, and 9 station support aircraft for a total of about 257 aircraft. Around 12,200 Marines, sailors, and civilians call Miramar home.