Tutor Perini wins $55m Contract for Blast Protection

Tutor Perini Corporation (NYSE: TPC), a leading civil and building construction company, has announced that its subsidiary, Perini Management Services, Inc. (PMSI), has been awarded a task order valued at $55 million by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District. The task order was competitively bid under the multi-year USACE MATOC program for work in the 20 country region of the U.S. Central Command’s area of responsibility.

The project involves the design and construction of overhead ballistic covers to protect U.S. government personnel at three locations in Iraq. PMSI has built 127 similar structures at military and diplomatic installations in Iraq over the past seven years. The covers are built over existing temporary structures such as dining facilities and housing units to deflect and prevent damage from indirect fire of rockets and mortars.

PMSI’s work on overhead coverage systems has been recognized nationally by the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA), Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). The program also earned the 2007 USACE Project Delivery Team Merit Award and a commendation letter from General David H. Petraeus.

The PMSI team includes Tetra Tech of Pasadena, CA for architect/engineering services.

(Source: Tutor Perini)

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