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District awards $28M contract for Schofield Central Vehicle Wash Facility

Published Jan. 30, 2012

FORT SHAFTER, HI – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District awarded a $28,300,000 contract Jan. 27 to Watts Constructors LLC, Honolulu, for a fiscal year 2012 project to build the Central Vehicle Wash Facility, Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii.

The Central Vehicle Wash Facility is essential for the 25th Infantry to meet future mission requirements, which will include having the capability of being able to deploy anywhere worldwide within 96 hours. Currently there are no central vehicle wash facilities available for the units stationed on Oahu.

The Schofield Central Vehicle Wash Facility will consist of a pre-wash bath; 10 wash stations, consisting of six single and two tandem wash bays; and a separate four bay maintenance facility to allow detailed washing of tactical vehicles prior to maintenance.  Supporting requirements included in the construction are utilities, exterior lighting for security and nighttime washing operations, sanitary and industrial waste systems, paving, storm drainage and erosion control measure and signage.

The firm fixed price contract number W9128A-12-C-0001 has a 675 calendar day performance period with work beginning in April or May 2012. The contract was awarded after competition by sealed bidding. Fourteen bids were received and award was made to the lowest responsible bidder.

Dino Buchanan
Joseph Bonfiglio

Release no. 12-003