Middle East District Awards Entry Control Facility, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan

Published Nov. 15, 2011

WINCHESTER, Va. – The Middle East District awarded a contract on Nov. 9 for an entry control facility at Bagram Airfield, near Kabul, Afghanistan.

The nearly $6.5 million contract was awarded to 77 Construction Company of Kabul. The work is expected to be complete in one year.

The project, funded through the fiscal year 2011 Military Construction Army program, will provide an upgraded and improved entry control point on the airfield. It includes the entry control facility with an inspection area and material transfer point, guard towers, fencing, lighting and roads. Supporting facilities include utilities, site improvements and security measures.

The Middle East District awarded this contract on behalf of the Afghanistan Engineer District-North, headquartered in Kabul.

The Middle East District is responsible for providing engineering, construction and related services in the Middle East, Central Asia and other areas as required. 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. 13-096