Middle East District Awards Waterfront Development Program, Phase IV, Bahrain

Published Aug. 27, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract for phase IV of the Waterfront Development Program in Bahrain on Sept. 20. The award went to Contrack International, Inc., of McLean, Va. for $15.1 million.

The Waterfront Development Program is a multi-phased project located on 70 acres at the Mina Salmon port near Manama for use by U.S. and allied ships and personnel and tenant commands. The phase IV contract will provide a climate controlled warehouse, vehicle and equipment wash rack, transformer building, irrigation pump building and distribution main, vehicle sunshade, and an expansion of the wastewater treatment plant.

The period of performance is two years.

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.

Release no. 13-061