$9.1M for Katrina Cleanup at Keesler AFB, MS
Whitesell/Yates Joint Venture in Biloxi, MS received a $9.1 million firm-fixed-price letter construction contract for permanent repairs to damaged facilities at Keesler Air Force Base as a result of Hurricane Katrina. This project will include demolition and dry-out, building envelop assessment, temporary protective covering of the exterior of the facility where storm damage allows for water intrusion, permanent repairs of damaged roof, interior construction, mechanical system, and electrical system.
Work will be performed in Biloxi, MS and is expected to be complete by March 2007. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, and due to the emergent nature of the contract, the company was issued a letter contract with no competition. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division in North Charleston, SC issued the contract (N62467-05-C-0202).