Hawaii, Washington Navy deals for Bechtel

Bechtel has been selected by the U.S. Navy as one of five teams that will compete for work on a multi-year program to construct new dry docks and shipyard infrastructure at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii and Puget Sound in Washington state.

The dry docks and associated infrastructure will service current and future nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers.

The award, known as the Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program Multiple Award Construction Contract, carries a combined value of $8 billion through 2029. 

Following a constructability review that starts immediately, Bechtel will compete for task orders invoving:

  • construction of warehouses, two dry docks, piers,
  • other waterfront facilities;
  • dredging, marine works, environmental services, and more.

The submarine dry dock at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard will be more than 650 feet long, while the dry dock at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard is expected to be more than 1,200 feet long to accommodate Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers.

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