Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—June 27, 2011 –dck/TtEC LLC, a joint venture of dck worldwide and Tetra Tech EC, Inc., has been awarded two task orders at the Marine Corps Air Station in Yuma, Arizona, under its previously awarded Global Multiple Award Construction (GMAC) contract with Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC). Both task orders involve construction to support the new Joint Strike Fighter F-35 aircraft. Groundbreaking on both projects is scheduled for this week, and the work on both projects is to be completed by September 2012.
The first task order is a project to construct utilities and communications infrastructure improvements at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. In addition to the utility upgrades, the scope of work includes construction of a communication facility and communication infrastructure (data and telephone) upgrade to support fielding of the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 aircraft and its revised flight operations. This project will be built to Special Access Program Facility standards to provide a secure communication facility that will house new communications and server equipment.
The second is a task order for construction of aircraft maintenance hangars at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma. This new construction will consist of new aircraft maintenance hangars, aircraft taxiway and parking apron, and the necessary components to the hangars to make them compliant for the Joint Strike Fighter F-35 aircraft.
dck (www.dckww.com) is a global construction company specializing in developing, managing, and building highly complex projects in several core markets, including federal/military, high-end resorts, and corrections. Consistently ranked by Engineering News-Record as a Top Contractor, dck worldwide provides design-build, program and construction management, and general construction services to corporations, developers, and government entities. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company operates in North America, Guam, the Pacific Rim, Caribbean, and Middle East.
Tetra Tech (www.tetratech.com) is a leading provider of consulting, engineering, program management, construction, and technical services addressing the resource management and infrastructure markets. The Company supports government and commercial clients by providing innovative solutions focused on water, the environment, and energy. With approximately 12,000 employees worldwide, Tetra Tech's capabilities span the entire project life cycle.