Corps to upgrade World War II-era hangar at Dugway Proving Ground

Published Dec. 20, 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $984,701 contract for electrical upgrades and installing a fire suppression system at Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, Dec. 20.

Raas Brothers Inc. of Provo, Utah, will provide electrical upgrades and install a fire suppression system in one of the main hangars built for service in World War II. The upgrades and installation will significantly lower the risk for fire and smoke damage to the hangar.

Raas Brothers Inc. is a U.S. Small Business Administration HUBZone-designated small business. The Small Business Administration’s HUBZone program provides federal contracting preferences to small businesses in high-unemployment or low-income areas.

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. 13-094