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Anderson Drace to Build $14.5M Dormitory at Kessler AFB

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Flooding at Kessler AFBfrom Hurricane Katrina(click to view larger) Small business qualifier Anderson Drace Joint Venture in Gulfport, MS won a $14.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a dormitory at Keesler Air Force Base (AFB) in Biloxi, MS. Anderson Drace expects to complete construction by June 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 8 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast in Jacksonville, FL (N69450-09-C-0770). Kessler AFB, which was badly damaged by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, is the home of the 81st Training Wing – the electronics, computer and weather training center of the US Air Force… Kessler AFB is located in the city of Biloxi, MS, on 2.6 square miles of land, much of which was provided to the US Army Air Corps by the city in early 1941. Just to the south of Keesler is the Mississippi Gulf Coast, fronted with 26 miles of man-made sand beach. To the north lies the Back Bay of Biloxi. New Orleans is located some 90 miles to the west, while the city of Mobile, AL is about 60 miles east of the base. Keesler suffered over $1 billion worth of damage […]

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