WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract for the westside utilities infrastructure at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Nov. 15. The $11.9 million task order was awarded to Contrack International, Inc., of McLean, Va. The performance period is 15 months.
The contract services provide improvements and expansions to the utility network at Bagram Airfield to include the construction of two above ground packaged wastewater treatment trains. Supporting facilities include excavation and pavement removal and replacement, as well as electrical service, stand-by generators, communication systems, on-site drainage improvements and water and sanitary service to the proposed wastewater treatment plant.
The contracts will be transferred to the USACE Afghanistan Engineer District – North for administration and oversight.
The Middle East District competes and awards task orders under the Multiple Award Task Order Contracts awarded June 16, 2011, to 14 firms. The firms may be called upon to support design-build and construction projects throughout the 20 countries of U.S. Central Command's area of responsibility, defined as Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan and Yemen. More information on the CENTCOM MATOCs can be found at http://www.tam.usace.army.mil/CENTCOM-MATOC/ .
The Middle East District provides engineering, construction and related services in the Middle East, Central Asia and other areas. Its work includes designing and constructing facilities for use by U.S. forces, performing engineering activities for other U.S. government and foreign agencies, and providing operations and maintenance services for various customers. In addition, the District provides project management, engineering, contracting and support services to USACE districts in Afghanistan.