Black Construction gets USD97m Guam International Airport contract

Civil and building construction company Tutor Perini Corp.´s (NYSE: TPC) Guam-based subsidiary Black Construction Corp. has been awarded a contract valued at approximately USD97 million by the Antonio B. Won Pat International Airport Authority (GIAA) for the Terminal Building Structural Upgrade and Concourse Isolation Construction, the company said.

The scope of work for the project includes an isolation corridor to be constructed as the third floor over the existing concourse. This corridor will require seismic retrofit and modifications to the main structure. Eight additional arrival pods will also be constructed as part of the basic bid.

Significant interior upgrades to the architectural, mechanical and electrical systems are also part of the scope. These new features will allow arriving passengers to view Tumon Bay and the Pacific Ocean upon their arrival. This is one of GIAA´s largest project to date, which will improve and enhance the travelers´ experience throughout the airport´s facilities.

Construction is expected to begin in March 2017 and substantial completion is anticipated in August 2019. The company expects the value of this contract to be included as part of its reported fourth-quarter 2016 backlog.

Tutor Perini provides diversified general contracting and design-build services to private clients and public agencies throughout the world.