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EHW Constructors Joint Venture awarded a $331,372,767 contract

Virginia Beach, Virginia – On May 9, 2012 the EHW (Explosives Handling Wharf) Constructors Joint Venture (consists of 45 percent Skanska, 35 percent American Bridge and 20 percent NOVA) was awarded a $331,372,767 firm-fixed-price construction contract for construction of an explosives handling Wharf No. 2, including option item 0001 for the construction of two new traveling overhead crane systems at Naval Base Kitsap – Bangor. The work to be performed provides a reinforced concrete working surface deck, a warping wharf, and an approach trestle. The project also includes a steel cover for the working surface deck, power utility booms, hardened guard gun positions, and a waterfront support building. The exercised option provides for construction of two traveling overhead crane systems, each with a span of approximately 200’ and minimum 120 ton capacity. The contract is incrementally funded with the first increment of $50,000,000 being allocated at the time of award. An additional $281,372,767 will be funded subject to the availability of fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2015 funds for a total contract amount of $331,372,767. The contract also contains one unexercised option, and a planned modification, which, if exercised, would increase cumulative contract value to $333,015,600. Work will be performed in Silverdale, Washington, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Contract funds in the amount of $50,000,000 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with five proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest, Silverdale, Washington, is the contracting activity (N44255-12-C-3008).