30 Sep '17, 5pm

[email protected] Southeast awards Hurricane #Irma repair contracts

JACKSONVILLE, Florida (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded two task orders, totaling over $16 million, Sept. 28, to URS Group, Inc. of Morrisville, North Carolina, to repair Navy and Marine Corps facilities that were damaged in Florida and Georgia when Hurricane Irma made landfall in Florida, Sept. 9 and 10 respectively. An $8.4 million task order will be used for stabilization and repairs at Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Florida, and another $8 million task order for stabilization and repairs at NAS Jacksonville, Florida; Naval Station Mayport, Florida; Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Georgia; and Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island, Florida, also caused by Hurricane Irma. NAVFAC Southeast dispatched a 17-person Contingency Engineering Response Team (CERT) to NAS Key West, Sept. 12 and 13, from NAS Jacksonville to assess the...

Full article: http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=102673

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