SACRAMENTO, California – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $5.6 million construction contract on August 24 to small business Provo Wasatch JV, LLC of Orem, Utah, for the second phase of construction of an F-35 Flight Simulator at Hill Air Force Base.
“The project will provide a full F-35A simulation training facility in support of the F-35 program at Hill Air Force Base,” 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 November 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. 16-028