NAVFAC awards Granite USD 10m for airfield improvement project

Granite (NYSE: GVA) has announced Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest (NAVFAC) has awarded a USD 10 million construction contract for the F35 Vertical Landing Pads and Taxiways project at the Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego, California, the company said.

In conjunction with NAVFAC and the Army Corps of Engineers, Granite will construct high temperature vertical landing pads and taxiway segments that connect existing runways and taxiways to vertical landing pads. Scope of work includes demolition of existing pavement, site clearing and grubbing, grading and placement of fill material, site drainage improvements, cement-treated subgrade, cement-treated base material, and high temperature concrete placement, as well as airfield striping and electrical improvements. Environmental mitigation includes contaminated soil handling, bio-monitoring, and stream bed restoration.

Construction is underway and will be complete by spring 2020. This project is part of a previously awarded USD 495 million dollar capacity Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) to construct, renovate, and repair airfields at various government installations.

Granite is a diversified construction and construction materials company in the United States as well as a full-suite provider in the transportation, water infrastructure and mineral exploration markets.