It isn’t always about the glamorous stuff. King Fisher Marine Service L.P. in Port Lavaca, TX received a $5 million increment as part of a $15.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of the Port Arthur Canal. Work will be performed in Jefferson, TX, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2006. There were 36 bids solicited on Jan. 18, 2005, and four bids were received. The Army Corps of Engineers in Galveston, TX issued the contract (W912HY-06-C-0003).
Universal Construction Co. Inc. in Huntsville, AL won a $66.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of an engine rebuilding facility in Calhoun, AL. The job is expected to be complete by Sept. 15, 2008. There were four bids solicited on Oct. 18, 2004, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Mobile, AL issued the contract (W91278-05-C-0050).
Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. in Arlington, VA received $15 million for Task Order 0020 under its $500 million maximum “emergency response” contract with the US government. DID covered the particulars of that contract on Monday; they set out a number of specifications that leave just a handful of global firms able to meet them.
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Southern Division in North Charleston, SC has issued 3 task orders & modifications to Halliburton subsidiary Kellogg Brown & Root Services in Arlington, VA. These orders fall under a $500 million cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity emergency construction capabilities contract made on July 26, 2004. The basic contract was competitively procured with 59 proposals solicited, three offers received and award.
These task orders are being issued for Hurricane Katrina stabilization and recovery at several key military bases in the region. Work to be performed includes the re-roofing of most buildings, barracks, debris removal from the entire base, water mitigation, mold mitigation, interior and exterior repairs to most buildings, waste treatment plants, and all incidental related work, and is expected to be complete by September 2007. The original contract (N62470-04-D-4017) is as follows:
Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Damage Assessment Teams (DATs) from across the nation deployed to Gulf Coast naval installations ravaged by Hurricane Katrina Aug 31/05, even as other US military assets prepare to move south.
Twenty-four hours after Hurricane Katrina came ashore in New Orleans, NAVFAC DATs were in route to the Gulf Coast naval installations with structural and mechanical engineers, architects, roofing specialists and construction contract specialists from NAVFAC commands in Charleston, SC; Jacksonville, FL; Norfolk, VA; Port Hueneme, CA; Great Lakes, IL; and Washington, DC. Naval Air Station Pensacola, FL will be the staging area for the teams as they move westward into the affected areas. The teams, traveling by trucks or vans, will use military air transportation as necessary to get to their destinations.
Teviicos South Inc. in Boston, MA received an initial $50,000 increment as part of a $200 million firm-fixed-price contract for Seismic Stabilization Foundation Modification of Tuttle Creek Dam in Kansas so it can withstand a moderate to strong earthquake. As an interim measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is using a Dam Failure Warning System until the construction work is complete.
Norfolk Dredging Co. in Chesapeake, VA received a $29.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for a Beach Erosion Control Project. Work will be performed in Sarasota, FL and is expected to be complete by April 10, 2006. Bids were solicited via the World Wide Web on November 29, 2004, and two bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Jacksonville, FL issued the contract (W912EP-05-C-0029).
Mike Hooks Inc. in Westlake, LA received a firm-fixed price contract potentially amounting to $5.5 million for river dredging in Calcasieu and Cameron Parishes, Louisiana. The work is expected to be complete by March 6, 2006. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District issued the contract (W912P8-06-C-0045).
Barnard Construction Co. in Bozeman, MT won a $9 million increment as part of a $16.5 million firm-fixed-price contract for Fern Ridge Dam Repair on the Long Tom River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with the U.S. Congress to execute an aggressive repair strategy with the goal of completing repairs before the start of the 2005/2006 flood control season in November.
The decision to pursue an accelerated repair schedule is being driven by the Corps’ responsibility to protect the integrity of the structure and ensure the safety of the public. Work will be performed in Eugene, OR, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2005. There were 84 bids solicited on March 1, 2005, and six bids were received. The U.S. Army Engineer District in Portland, Ore issued the contract (W9127N-05-C-0013).
Oshkosh Truck Corp. of Oshkosh, WI won a $37.4 million undefinitized delivery order against a previously awarded contract (M67854-04-D-5016) for installation of the Marine Armor System on the Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement (MTVR) Standard Cargo vehicles. Work will be performed in Camp Al Taqquaddum in Iraq and is expected to be completed in October 2007. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, VA issued the contract