Black Construction bags $178 million military contract

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Black Construction Corp. is being awarded a $177,999,500 firm-fixed-price contract for the replacement of Andersen Housing Phases I, II and III, Naval Support Activity.

The work to be performed includes the construction of duplex buildings of reinforced concrete and/or pre-cast reinforced concrete typhoon shelter/housing structures.

According to Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific, the new duplex buildings replace an equivalent number of existing duplexes and the new housing units will be designed vent-less and using hot humid design principles that apply to the Guam environment.

In addition, the housing unit structures are to be built with reinforced concrete foundations, concrete floors, concrete walls, and concrete sloped roofs designed for 170 mph wind speed to withstand Guam’s frequent typhoons.

Work will be performed in Yigo and is expected to be completed by June 2022. Fiscal 2019, 2018 and 2017 family housing, (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $177,999,500 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with five proposals received.

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