Middle East District Awards Parallel Taxiway Extension in Oman

Published July 11, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract on July 5 for the construction of a parallel taxiway extension in Al Musanah, Sultanate of Oman. The task order contract went to American International Contractors, Inc., of Arlington, Va., for $19.3 million.

This project will support the U.S. Air Force operations in at Al Musanah. Construction will include taxiways, required pavement marking and associated airfield lighting to control aircraft movement. The performance period is 22 months.

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, which is defined as including 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. 13-067