Government Contracts Navy Awards $778 Million Airfield Construction Task Order
Friday, October 2, 2020

Navy Awards $778 Million Airfield Construction Task Order

By Government Contracts Editorial Staff

Environmental Chemical Corp., Burlingame, California, was awarded a $738 firm-fixed-price task order under a multiple-award construction contract for design and construction at the south airfield at Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California. The task order also contains 24 unexercised options and 10 planned modifications, which if exercised, would increase cumulative task order value to $777,769,440. The work to be performed provides for the design and construction of six military construction projects: Hangar Three replacement, apron, taxiway and utilities for research, development, testing and evaluation; integration lab; air operations facility and air traffic control tower; aircraft parking apron in support of Hangar Two replacement; advanced warfare hangar; and aircraft fire and rescue station. The contractor is to perform the design and construction effort required to construct the six military construction projects; the general construction effort for all projects requires that the facilities be constructed with reinforced concrete foundation and floors, steel vertical frames, concrete masonry unit and metal panel walls and related work for each project as defined in the project specifications. The options, if exercised, provide for enhanced seismic resiliency, concrete exterior, plant material, generator, uninterruptible power supply, outdoor kitchen, electronic security system, aircraft protective enclosures, tensile fabric structures and above ground magazines. The planned modifications, if awarded, provide for collateral equipment, audio visual, furniture, fixtures and equipment. Work will be performed in Ridgecrest, California, and is expected to be completed by November 2023. Fiscal 2020 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $737,843,880 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One proposal was received for this task order. Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

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