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J.D. Harrington
Headquarters, Washington     
202-358-5241
jharring@nasa.gov
 
Keith Koehler
Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia
757-824-1579
keith.a.koehler@nasa.gov
 


Aug. 09, 2010
 
CONTRACT RELEASE : C10-041
 
 
NASA Selects Contractor For Wallops Island Protection Project
 
 
WASHINGTON -- NASA has selected the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) in Norfolk, Va., for the Launch Facilities Protection Project at the agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va. The total contract value is not to exceed $49.5 million. The period of performance is five years.

The USACE provides an array of services that will allow NASA to complete the Launch Facilities Protection Project. The project is scheduled to begin in fall 2010. The USACE will extend a seawall approximately 1,300 feet to the south of an existing seawall located on Wallops Island, and place approximately 3.2 million cubic yards of dredged sand along the Wallops Island shoreline.

This effort provides direct customer support to NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility’s through personnel, equipment, tools, materials, vehicles, specialized test equipment, supervision, and other services.

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