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Far East District awards largest contract in its history PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, January 20 2009

By FED Public Affairs

Seoul - The US Army Corps of Engineers, Far East District awarded the largest single contract in its 51-year history to SK Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd. for the new land development, new and existing, utilities, and infrastructure for US Army Garrison-Humphreys Jan. 16.

This $479 million Design-Build contract was awarded for land development and utility systems in accordance with the Land Partnership Plan. Not only is this the largest single contract in the District's history; this project serves as a strong commitment to the ROK-US Alliance, according to Col. Dave Turner, Commander of the Far East District.

The contract requires construction work to include: hauling and placing compacted fill in approximately 480 acres in the land area adjacent to USAG- Humphreys designated as Parcel 2A; constructing roads and storm water drainage systems; installing utility collection/distribution networks for water supply, sewer, electrical, natural gas and communications systems.