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RECENTLY AWARDED PROJECTS

 

P993 TPS Port Angeles Forward Operating Location

Naval Base Kitsap, Port Angeles, Washington

Awarded to Watts-Orion JV on August 30, 2016, this $25 million project entails the construction of a 22,303 SF pile-supported approach trestle and floating pier. The trestle will provide vehicle and pedestrian access to the pier and will transfer utility services to the pier. The fixed pier will have full hotel services at each of the six berths including power, potable water, fire protection, sewage connections, ship overboard drainage collection, fueling connections, and telephone and Local Area Network service. The scope includes an option for construction of an 8,300 SF alert force facility with berthing space for up to 28 personnel.

 

Consolidated Car Rental Facility (State Project A01117-6)

Honolulu, HI

(State of Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division)

Awarded to Watts Constructors on July 5, 2016, this $315 million project entails the demolition of the existing car rental buildings, and the construction of a new 5-story, 1.8 million SF concrete structure, consisting of vehicular parking areas, retail areas, office spaces, car wash equipment, and fueling stations. The new Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC) will consolidate all rental car companies servicing the Airport. The CONRAC will include 2,250 parking stalls.

 

Medical Dental Replacement Clinic (Task Order 12)

Manama, Bahrain

(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District)

Awarded to Contrack Watts Inc. on March 17, 2016, this $24 million project entails the design and construction of a new medical dental clinic to be constructed on NSA1 as a new two story building, and will provide outpatient primary and selected specialty care clinics, ancillary departments, medical logistics, dental services, and administrative space.

 

Repair Substation #2 at Naval Base Kitsap

Silverdale, Washington

(NAVFAC Northwest)

Awarded to Watts Constructors on December 15, 2015, this $4 million project to rebuild the exterior electrical work at substation #2 will include replacement of the existing 115-kV switchyard transformers, circuit interrupters, transmission system busses, SCADA controls, and expansion of the substation grounding grid system. The substation fenced area will be expanded and will require additional perimeter fencing. Security CCTV cameras and access control systems will be included as well.  The contract completion date is December 16, 2016.

 

 

Repairs to the Mina Salman Quay Wall

Naval Support Activity Bahrain

(Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe Africa Southwest Asia, Naples, Italy)

Awarded on October 30, 2015 to Contrack-Nass JV, this firm-fixed-price construction contract encompasses repairs to the quay wall at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Work provides for the labor, management, supervision, tools, materials, and equipment necessary to repair, construct and modernize the Mina Salman quay wall.  Four proposals were received for this $8 million project to be completed in: December 2017.

 

 

Design-Build P-8A Tension Fabric Hangar

ISA Air Base, Bahrain

(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District)

This $19 million project awarded to Contrack Watts, Inc. on September 16, 2015 consists of the design and construction of a new, Tension Fabric Hangar and airfield paving to accommodate and support the P-8A aircraft. The hangar will include a single aircraft bay, a two-level squadron administrative, operational, logistical support, warehouse, and one-level squadron maintenance spaces.  Eight bids were received for the project, which is to be completed in October 2017.

 

 

Marine Wing Support Squadron Facilities at North Ramp

(MWSS) Andersen Air Force Base, Guam

(NAVFAC Marianas)

NAVFAC received seven proposals for this $16 million design-build project awarded to Watts Constructors on September 29, 2015. Our designer, Setiadi Architects, will work with Watts on this low-rise facility, an armory, and wash and grease racks. Facilities will be one-story with slab-on-grade foundations, windows, reinforced concrete roofing, mechanical, electrical, emergency power, and information systems appropriate to Guam earthquake and environmental conditions.  The project is scheduled for completion May 2, 2018.

 

 

USARPAC Command and Control Facility (CF2), Phase 2

Fort Shafter, Oahu, Hawaii

(U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu District)

Awarded to Watts Constructors on August 18, 2015, this project involves the construction of a new, six-story, 88,237 SF administrative and special use facility. Spaces included in the facility are Phase 2 Main Operations: Safety, Operational Protection Directorate (OPD), Operations and Plans/Civil Affairs (G-3/5/7/9), Fires and Effects (FXD), Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (G-6), Intelligence and Security (G-2), loading dock and Destruct Room. The facility also includes a mechanical penthouse.  Eight bids were received for this $63 million project, scheduled for completion September 30, 2017.

 

WO#B6JTWT Repair Dry Docks Groundwater Intrusion System, Concrete Cracks

Naval Base Kitsap Bangor

(NAVFAC Northwest)

Awarded to Watts Constructors on July 27, 2015, this task order under a previously awarded MACC consists of three separate projects:

  • WO# B2L4TP Repair Groundwater Intrusion, Dry Dock #4
  • WO#BFZJ2Concrete Crack & Spall Repair, Dry Dock #4
  • WO# B6JTWT, Replace Drain Pumps, Dry Docks #4 & #5

The completion date for this $5 million project is February 2, 2017

 

 

Joint Traffic Management Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

(City & County of Honolulu)

Awarded to Watts Constructors on February 18, 2015, the Joint Traffic Management Center involves the construction of a three-story, 56,000 SF traffic operations and administrative facility. Agencies occupying the JTMC will include the Hawaii DOT, City and County of Honolulu Dept. of Transportation Services, Honolulu’s Police Department, Fire Department, and Emergency Services Department. The facility will incorporate significant data and telecommunications systems necessary for communications and control of traffic management and public safety systems.  The project was designed to achieve a LEED Silver certification rating.   Five bids were received for this $53 million project, which is to be completed March 1, 2017.

 

Nanakuli Public Library

Nanakuli, Hawaii

(Department of Accounting & General Services)

Watts Constructors was awarded this $12 million project on January 2, 2015. The project encompasses the construction of this new 17,100 SF library, which will house traditional library functions as well as a community program room, business center with meeting rooms, and a sound room for recording.  Several sustainable design elements and construction methods will be incorporated in an effort to pursue a LEED Silver certification for the facility.

 

 

FEATURED PROJECT UPDATE

 

Joint Traffic Management Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

 

The City & County of Honolulu held a ground breaking/blessing ceremony on April 29th for this $53 million project. The event was attended by State and city officials, as well as members of law enforcement and the fire department.  Mass excavation of the building footprint and probing and grouting of foundations was completed in July.  All spread footings and wall footings have been placed, and the project team reached a major milestone, when the Data Center slab was placed on Dec. 8th.  Our team self-performed the work.

 

This three-story, 56,000 SF traffic operations and administrative facility is located in downtown Honolulu. Agencies that will occupy the completed JTMC include the Hawaii Department of Transportation, City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services, Honolulu Police Department, Honolulu Fire Department, and Honolulu Emergency Services Department, including both the Emergency Medical Services and Ocean Safety Divisions. As an essential services facility, the JTMC incorporates a high degree of resilience and redundancy to ensure continued operations in event of both natural and man-made incidents which could disrupt operations. Additionally, the facility incorporates significant data and telecommunications systems necessary for communications and control of traffic management and public safety systems. Pursuing a LEED Silver certification rating, the project is scheduled for completion in March 2017.

 

See current progress here: http://www.honolulu.gov/jtmc.html

 

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OTHER NEWS

 

Bahrain Flyover Bridge Wins the ENR Global Best Project Award

Contrack Watts, Inc. won the Global Best Project Award in the Bridges/Tunnels Category from Engineering News Record (ENR). Contrack’s P-954 Waterfront Development Phase III project was the winner of the prestigious award in ENR magazine’s 3rd Annual Global Best Project competition.  President and CEO Wahid Hakki (pictured), along with Area Manager Ayman El Gayar, Project Manager Ali Chahine and Project Director Scott McKenna all accepted the award at a dinner presentation held September 10, 2015. Congratulations to the project team on this very prestigious honor!

 

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The Military Engineer Magazine Features the Bahrain Flyover Bridge Project

The Society of American Military Engineers recently featured the P-954 Waterfront Development Phase III project, the Flyover Bridge, in its TME November/December 2015 issue.   Please see the article here:  http://www.themilitaryengineer.com/index.php/tme-articles/past-issues-of-tme/item/551-the-military-engineer-november-december-2015