The Navy awarded CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. a $6.4 million dollar firm-fixed-price contract for the repair and restoration of the Historic Headquarters Facility of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), Building 197, at the Washington Navy Yard September 30.
Building 197 suffered extensive and widespread damage during the tragic shooting and related events that occurred September 16.
The Naval Facilities Engineering Command awarded the contract to CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc., to make immediate safety repairs to the facility, conduct detailed damage assessments, and develop alternative concept designs.
The contract also contains funding for concept studies related to final disposition of the building. This contract will allow the Navy to restore the building to a safe condition and provide options for the Chief of Naval Operations and Secretary of the Navy’s consideration in their decision making process. No decision has been reached on the final disposition of NAVSEA HQ.
The NAVSEA Headquarters building is approximately 650,000 square feet and is a historic federal facility with administrative and support spaces for more than 3,000 employees.
CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc. is based out of Englewood, Colo.
Press Release, October 01, 2013; Image: US Navy