New greenfield water treatment plant to be built in city of Huntsville, AL

Brasfield & Gorrie announced that it has been selected to build a new greenfield water treatment plant for Huntsville Utilities in the city of Huntsville, Ala.

BIRMINGHAM, AL, March 25, 2015 -- Today, Brasfield & Gorrie, one of the nation's largest privately held construction firms, announced that it has been selected to build a new greenfield water treatment plant (WTP) for Huntsville Utilities in the city of Huntsville, Ala.

Brasfield & Gorrie was awarded the $83-million project through a competitive bidding process and will begin work on the new Southeast WTP in March 2015.

Located on a 266-acre site near the intersection of Highway 431 and Guntersville Dam Road, the facility is expected to treat 12 million gallons of drinking water per day.

The scope of the project includes a raw water intake structure, 42-inch raw water main pipelines, a conventional settling WTP and a 48-inch finished water main pipeline, all of which will be completed in March 2018.

Not far from the Huntsville Utilities site, Brasfield & Gorrie is currently constructing two test stands for components of the SLS rocket under development by NASA at the Marshall Space Flight Center.

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About Brasfield & Gorrie

Founded in 1964, Brasfield & Gorrie is one of the nation's largest privately held construction firms, providing general contracting, design-build and construction management services for a wide variety of markets. The company specializes in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery and lean construction, and is best known for its preconstruction and self-perform expertise and exceptional client service. Brasfield & Gorrie has 11 offices and approximately 2,600 employees. For more information, visit www.brasfieldgorrie.com.

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