Perini to Repair Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, Build in Iraq
- Oct 15, 2008
Perini Corp. has announced that it has won the order, worth $50.7 million, for repairs to the south runway at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, and $175 million for work in Iraq.The order at Andersen AFB is a design-build project for the removal of an existing runway and replacement with a new Portland Cement Concrete runway of the same size. The work also includes the removal of existing landing equipment and its later replacement after the goverment refurbishes it. Andersen AFB is the home of the 36th Wing of the Pacific Air Forces which hosts USAF active, reserve, national guard and U.S. naval forces on base.Perini is a global provider of general contracting, pre-construction planning and comprehensive project management services. In other Perini news, it has won three new task orders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for work in Iraq worth approximately $175 million. This is in addition to the $170 million of Corps projects announced last month.It will design and construct temporary housing facilities for U.S. Department of State personnel in Baghdad. The work will include several different types of housing, a warehouse, and complete infrastructure including site utilities, water treatment facility, wastewater treatment plant, and groundwater wells and pump houses for fire and domestic water usage.It also received an order to design and build a maintenance facility, parking apron, taxiway and landing pad for helicopters to support Department of State activities in Iraq.A third task order is for an overhead coverage system for an existing dining facility in the Victory Base Complex in Baghdad.