By Catherine Cruz Norton Naval Facilities Engineering Command Public Affairs
PITI, Guam (NNS) -- Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Marianas awarded a $19.9 million contract Jan. 24, to Guam-based small business Reliable Builders Inc., to construct a critical facility on Andersen Air Force Base.
The contract award is for construction of a hardened installation control center to support the Air Power Resiliency (APR) initiative.
"The Navy is pleased to partner with one of our locally-based small businesses for this contract," said NAVFAC Marianas Commanding Officer Capt. Stephanie Jones. "This represents a significant milestone in delivering mission-essential facilities to the warfighter."
The work includes construction of a facility consisting of reinforced concrete footings, foundations, floor slabs, walls and roof deck with membrane covering. The project also entails electrical, mechanical, water, communication, fire suppression and detection, air-conditioning system with humidity environmental controls, utilities, pavements, parking, associated site improvements and all necessary supporting facilities.
Work will be performed in Yigo, Guam and is expected to be completed by November 2019.
This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with four proposals received.