Navy Announces Major Construction at Crane

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Two Indiana-based companies are part of a potential $50 million U.S. Department of Defense contract involving construction projects at Naval Support Activity Crane. The deal includes design, repair and demolition work and is expected to be complete by 2019. Bargersville-based Custom Mechanical Systems Corp. and Krempp Construction Inc. in Jasper are among five winning bidders. April 18, 2014

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Watermark Environmental Inc., Lowell, Mass. (N40083-14-D-2719); Blackhawk-MILCON, A Joint Venture, San Antonio, Texas (N40083-14-D-2720); Custom Mechanical Systems Corp., Bargersville, Ind. (N40083-14-D-2721); Krempp Construction Inc., Jasper, Ind., (N40083-14-D-2722); and Howard W. Pence, Elizabethtown, Ky. (N40083-14-D-2723), are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award design-build construction contract for construction projects at Naval Support Activity Crane located primarily within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Midwest area of responsibility (AOR). The work to be performed provides for all labor, equipment, tools, supplies, transportation, supervision, quality control, professional design services, and management necessary to perform various construction, renovation, maintenance, and alteration projects at assorted buildings and structures. Work includes but is not limited to design, general construction, alteration, repair, demolition, and work performed by special trades. The maximum dollar value including the base period and four option years for all five contracts combined is $50,000,000. Watermark Environmental Inc., is being awarded task order 0001 at $1,403,808 for the Crane Army Ammunition Activity Building 102 renovation at the Naval Support Activity, Crane, Ind. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by September 2014. All work on this contract will be performed in Crane, Ind. (95 percent), and Sullivan, Ind. (5 percent). The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of April 2019. Fiscal 2013 Army working capital funds contract funds in the amount of $1,483,808 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with 22 proposals received. These five contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Midwest, Crane, Ind., is the contracting.

Source: The U.S. Department of Defense