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Posted 10/1/2014

Release no. 14-069

Patrick Bray

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded two separate contracts Sept. 30 for sewage and wastewater systems upgrades at Beale Air Force Base near Marysville.

J.I. Garcia Construction, Inc. of Fresno was awarded $3.86 million for sewage line upgrades along Dry Creek and Hal Hays Construction Inc. of Riverside was awarded $1.67 million to repair wastewater system sub-basins.

The sewer upgrades will replace sewage pipes installed along the bed of Dry Creek in the 1950s. The project is expected to be completed in the early part of 2016. The wastewater system sub-basins project is expected to be completed by fall 2015.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides environmental support to military installations throughout the United States.

J.I. Garcia Construction is a designated small business under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Historically Underutilized Business Zone program, known as HUBZone. The HUBZone program provides federal contracting preferences to small businesses in high-unemployment or low-income areas.

Hal Hays Construction is a U.S. Small Business Administration 8(a)-designated small business. The Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Business Development Program is designed to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete for federal contracts.

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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