Corps awards $8.1 million for construction of munitions storage facilities

Published Aug. 10, 2016

SACRAMENTO, California The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded an $8.1 million construction contract August 2 to small business KW - HHI JV of Clearfield, Utah, for the construction of nine earth-covered munitions storage magazines (Hayman-type igloos) at Hill Air Force Base.


“The project will provide additional munitions storage capacity to support current and future missions and to support current real world deployments and training exercises,” said Arianna Raymundo, project manager for the Corps.  


Hill Air Force Base is an Air Force Materiel Command base located approximately 30 miles north of Salt Lake City.   It is the Air Force's second largest base by population and geographical size, and is home to many operational and support missions.


Construction is expected to begin in September and is scheduled for completion in 2018.


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.

Release no. 16-024