Perini wins Afghan contracts worth $104 million

Perini Corp. was awarded two contracts in a matter of days for design-build projects that include water treatment systems for Afghanistan National Army brigade facilities in Gardez and Mazer-e-Sharif by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

FRAMINGHAM, MA, July 26, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Perini Corp. announces the award on July 19 of a second design-build project for Afghanistan National Army (ANA) brigade facilities by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The project consists of the design and construction of brigade facilities at Gardez in eastern Afghanistan. This project is in addition to a similar project awarded for Mazer-e-Sharif, which was announced July 14. The award value of each individual project is $52 million, for a total of $104 million.

The projects were competitively awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Programs Center on behalf of the Afghanistan Engineer District. Perini was one of three U.S. contractors who submitted bids for the Gardez Task Order under previously awarded Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contracts.

The facilities at each site will support a regional brigade and will each include a water treatment, storage and distribution system; a sewage collection system; a prime power plant and site distribution system; a dining facility; administrative buildings and barracks, and associated site work. The scope of work also includes development of a master plan for each base to include training ranges and additional facilities for future expansion.
Robert Band, president and COO stated, "We are very proud to be awarded this second ANA brigade project. We view this as an affirmation of the quality work Perini has been performing for the Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan for the past year and a half."

Perini's team includes Tetra Tech of Pasadena, CA, as its primary design partner, with POWER Engineers of Boise, ID, Azad Architects of Newton, MA, and TRO (The Ritchie Organization) of Boston, MA, for specialized design services.

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