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Bases & Infrastructure | Contracts - Awards | Engineer Units | Small Business | USA

$20M Project for Flood Protection at Fort Monroe, VA

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F-22A over Ft. Monroe(click to view full) Small business qualifier Waterfront Marine Construction Inc. in Virginia Beach, VA won a $20 million firm-fixed-price contract for repair of a flood protection system and infrastructure at Fort Monroe, VA. Ft. Monroe has a history that dates back to the 1800s, and houses a number of tenants, including TRADOC – the US Army’s Training & Doctrine command. Work is expected to be completed by Jun. 20, 2009. There were 20 bids solicited on Dec. 22, 2006, and 6 bids were received by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Norfolk, VA (W91236-07-C-0019). Map of Ft. Monroe(click to view full) Highlights of the 2-year seawall repair and improvement project include the construction of a new seawall between the “Navy” pier located west of the Chamberlin and the fishing pier behind Battery Parrott on Fenwick. The new wall will be built in front of the existing structure and will be 24 inches higher, at an elevation of approximately 9.5 feet above the average water line. Contractors will also build additional erosion barriers and breakwaters to lessen the impact of large waves crashing toward the shoreline. This is expected reduce “wave overtopping” by 60% in a […]

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