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Up to $197M to Whiting-Turner for Construction of Walter Reed Facilities

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Nurse assistsinjured US soldier(click to view full) Whiting-Turner Contracting in Baltimore, MD won a $181 million firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of support facilities for a warrior transition unit (WTU) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. The work includes the construction of a new bachelor enlisted barracks/dining/administrative facility, physical fitness center, parking garage, and restoration of National Naval Medical Center Building 17 façade. This contract also contains 1 unexercised option, which, if exercised, would increase the contract value to $197 million. Whiting-Turner expects to complete construction by August 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 13 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington in Washington, DC (N40080-09-C-0018). The US Department of Defense is building the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on the grounds of the National Naval Medical Center to accommodate the move of Walter Reed Army Medical Center activities in Washington, DC, to Bethesda as required by the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) report… BRAC recommended the relocation [PDF] of certain Walter Reed Army Medical Center activities and the establishment of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda. […]

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