Corps awards $5.3 million for Tracy defense depot construction

Published Oct. 1, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded four construction contracts Sept. 30 totaling $5,330,181 for general upkeep, maintenance and an energy efficiency upgrade at Defense Distribution Depot San Joaquin in Tracy.

All four contracts were awarded to U.S. Small Business Administration-designated small businesses. The federal government sets aside certain contract bid opportunities exclusively for small businesses.

"These contracts will help keep the Tracy defense depot on track with their general maintenance and upkeep goals, while at the same time upgrading their energy efficiency by installing solar collectors," said Duane Balch, project manager for the Sacramento District. "We want to ensure all of our work at the depot has a positive impact on the resource needs of future generations there."

The contracts awarded are as follows:

E-Corps of Layton, Utah, was awarded $2 million for design and installation of exterior wall solar collectors.

Johnson Roofing & Construction Inc. of Ventura was awarded $1.58 million to replace a warehouse roof.

Hal Hays Construction Inc. of Riverside was awarded $1.46 million to replace an emergency generator.

T L Peterson Inc. of Red Bluff was awarded $187,100 for erosion control at a truck control area.

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.

Todd Plain

Release no. 13-074