Middle East District Awards Contract for Multiple Projects at Bagram Airfield

Published May 23, 2012

WINCHESTER, Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a contract on May 18 for multiple construction projects at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Awarded for $9.3 million, the contract went to CH2M Hill Constructors Inc. of Chantilly, Va.

The award consists of the construction of seven separate projects: an operations facility, a tactical fighter aircraft maintenance unit, a tactical fighter squad operations facility, a flight line fire station, a group headquarters and town hall, a network control center, and the installation of lighting on an aircraft apron. These projects will accommodate U.S. Air Force needs on Bagram Airfield. The performance period is 10 months.

Contracting officer authority will be transferred to Afghanistan Engineer District–North, 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. 13-071