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Posted 10/14/2015

Release no. 15-055

By Dino W. Buchanan
USACE-Honolulu District Public Affairs

FORT SHAFTER, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Honolulu District recently completed a very successful Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) during which 534 contract actions were awarded totaling $146,692,463.

Honolulu District contract actions signify the Corps' commitment to provide high-quality facilities to the Armed Forces of the United States and to protect and improve the lives of the people of Hawaii and the region. The benefit to our Soldiers and families is immeasurable. Honolulu District is committed to building projects which improve the quality of life for servicemembers and their families as well as providing jobs which stimulate the local economy.

During FY15 Honolulu District completed more than $159 million in construction, which includes $101.6 million in Military Construction, $52.9 million in Operations & Maintenance, and $4.4 million in Civil Works / Interagency and International Services construction.

The District completed and turned over 13 construction projects worth $253 million to customers in FY15, including the renovation of Quad D Barracks, the Central Vehicle Wash Facility and  South Range Campus at Schofield Barracks, and the Child Development Center at Fort Shafter.

The District also completed two photovoltaic projects that can generate up to 748 kilowatts of electricity.