$17.5M for Air Traffic Facilities at Ellsworth, Mtn. Home AFB
The Army Corps of Engineers recently issued two contracts for Base Operations/RAPCON (Radar APproach CONtrol) Facilities. See this AFLink article about the 332nd RAPCON deployed to in Balad, Iraq; and this site detailing the activities and coverage of McGuire RAPCON in Wrightstown, New Jersey. McGuire RAPCON controls low-level (8000 feet and below) civilian and military IFR/VFR air traffic operations over the central portion of New Jersey.
Dean Kurtz Construction Co. in Rapid City, SD received an $8.85 million firm-fixed-price contract for Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, which is expected to be complete by May 10, 2008. There were 89 bids solicited on Oct. 26, 2005, and 3 bids were received by the Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha, NB (W9128F-06-C-0007).
Small business qualifier Record Steel and Construction Inc. in Meridian, ID received an $8.2 million firm-fixed-price contract for Mountain Home Air Force Base, ID, which is expected to be complete by Aug. 17, 2007. Bids were solicited via the Internet on Sept. 1, 2005, and two bids were received by the Army Corps of Engineers in Seattle, WA (W912DW-06-C-0004).