Kennedy News

Allard Beutel
Kennedy Space Center, Fla.

Sonja Alexander
Headquarters, Washington

Sept. 26, 2011
NASA Awards Architectural Contract For Bridge Work At Kennedy
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA has selected FIGG Bridge Engineers Inc. of Tallahassee, Fla., to provide architect engineer studies, designs and other professional services required for replacement bridges and rehabilitation of existing bridges at NASA's Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.

The new indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract begins Sept. 27, with a five-year base ordering period and potentially four, one-year options. The maximum potential value of this contract is $30 million.

FIGG Bridge Engineers will conduct a variety of field investigations and surveys, and prepare a number of reports and studies to support the project. The firm will develop complete design packages, detailed cost estimates, environmental permit applications, and environmental certificates of compliance. They also will provide planning studies, bridge modeling/renderings, permits, and contract documents for construction.

FIGG Bridge Engineers also will perform other professional and incidental services such as project management, construction management, and inspection services to support all phases of bridge work from design through construction. The company will provide designs with low environmental impact using sustainable materials.

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