NAFVAC awards $2.5B contract for defense projects in Guam, and other Pacific areas
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
The Naval Facilities Command Pacific has awarded a $2.5 billion contract for military projects on Guam and other areas in the Pacific region.
The contract is shared among two Guam companies, Black Construction–Tutor Perini JV, Harmon, Core Tech-HDCC-Kajima LLC; three California companies, RQ Construction LLC, Gilbane Federal JV, Granite-Obayashi 2 JV; and two Hawaii companies, Hensel Phelps Construction Co. and Nan Inc.
Guam gets 80 percent of the task orders; the Northern Mariana Islands gets 10 percent; Hawaii, 5 percent and other areas in the Pacific and Indian Oceans, 5 percent.
“The firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is for design-build and design-bid-build construction projects,” according to a press release from the Department of Defense.
Each awardee, except for Granite-Obayashi 2 JV, will be awarded a task order for $25,000 (minimum contract guarantee per awardee) at contract award.
Granite-Obayashi 2 JV has been awarded a $126 million task order for the construction of facilities for the Ground Combat Element Infantry Battalions 1 and 2, which includes an auto shop, an electrical/communications building, a vehicle wash facility, vehicle laydown areas, roadway construction, ancillary mechanical enclosures and incidental work at Naval Support Activity Guam.
Work will be performed at Marine Corps Base Camp Blas and is expected to be completed by December 2025.
“Fiscal 2023 military construction, (Navy) funds in the amount of $126,132,400 are obligated on this award which will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year,” the press release said.
“The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of March 2028,” the defense department said. “These seven contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contracts.”