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Posted 10/30/2013

Release no. 13-083


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Carlos J. Lazo
916-557-5158
carlos.j.lazo@usace.army.mil

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $2.54 million contract Oct. 29 to Patriot Construction Inc. of Stockton for renovations to a facility at the Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin in Tracy.

Work includes the modernization of a warehouse for Defense Logistics Agency disposition services. The Defense Logistics Agency is the Department of Defense's largest logistics combat support agency, providing worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to the military services as well as several civilian agencies and foreign countries.

“This contract will help keep the Tracy defense depot on track with their general maintenance and upkeep goals, as well as satisfy operational needs impacted by the relocation of disposition services from the Sharpe depot to the Tracy depot,” said Duane Balch, a project manager for the Sacramento District.

Patriot Construction is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business, as recognized by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Patriot Construction is also a U.S. Small Business Administration-designated 8(a) business. The federal government sets aside certain contract bid opportunities exclusively for 8(a) businesses.

Work is scheduled to begin in November with completion expected in June 2014.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District provides planning, engineering, project management, environmental restoration and construction services to military and civilian customers in parts of eight western states, including California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Oregon and Wyoming.

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