Middle East District Awards Command and Control Facility, Afghanistan

Published June 12, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a contract on June 11 for a command and control facility in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The contract went to the Road and Roof Construction Company of Kabul, Afghanistan, and was awarded for $5 million.

This project will support military operations in southern and western Afghanistan. Construction includes administrative space, offices, conference rooms, training areas and a communications room. Supporting facilities include roads, parking, walkways, and utilities. The performance period is one year from award date.

Contracting officer authority will be transferred to Afghanistan Engineer District–South, which will oversee the construction.

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. 13-069