WA military installment to receive 'Class A' wastewater treatment plant

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Jan. 17, 2014 -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), an American military installation home to I Corps and 62d Airlift Wing located 9.1 miles south-southwest of Tacoma, Wash., will soon receive a new wastewater treatment plant to support its population.

A firm-fixed price contract was recently awarded to CDM Constructors Inc., to design and build the 'Class A' treatment utility at the base complete with nutrient removal and redundant process equipment.

The contract totals $77,476,628 -- the amount of Fiscal 2013 military construction funds obligated at the time of the award. Bids were also solicited via the Internet with 12 received.

The estimated completion date of the project is March 1, 2016. Work will be performed at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord. The Army Corps of Engineers of Seattle, Wash., is the contracting activity (W912DW-14-C-0002).

About Joint Base Lewis-McChord

Located in the heart of the Pacific Northwest's Puget Sound region, Joint Base Lewis-McChord is the Defense Department's premiere military installation on the West Coast. JBLM provides world-class installation support to more than 40,000 active, Guard and Reserve Service members and about 15,000 civilian workers. The base supports 60,000 family members who live on and off base, and nearly 30,000 military retirees living within 50 miles. For more information, visit www.lewis-mcchord.army.mil.

About CDM Constructors Inc.

CDM Constructors Inc. is a consulting environmental engineering company, provides construction, general contracting, design/build, remediation, equipment fabrication, and construction-related services to public and private clients. It serves water, wastewater, and solid and hazardous waste markets. The company was incorporated in 1992 and is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. CDM Constructors, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Camp Dresser & McKee Inc. For more information, visit www.cdm.com.

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