US Army Corps of Engineers Issues Jacobs Notice to Proceed on Shallow Land Disposal Area Remediation Contract
DALLAS, March 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs (NYSE: JEC) has received Notice to Proceed for a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Buffalo District for remediation services required at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP) Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) site in Parks Township, Pennsylvania. Support includes development of work site and safety plans as well as excavation, storage and transport processing of radioactively contaminated soils and waste.
USACE estimates the 10-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) single-award task order contract (SATOC) to include a five-year base period and a five-year option period with a capacity value of $350 million.
"Winning this project involving challenging radiological waste remediation increases our global nuclear market presence and leverages our depth of environmental experience," said Jacobs Aerospace, Technology and Nuclear Senior Vice President Steve Arnette. "We are pleased to partner with USACE at the SLDA site to achieve cleanup with the highest regards to safety, quality and schedule as we provide remediation solutions for a more connected and sustainable world."
The SLDA site covers approximately 44 acres and is surrounded by residential communities, rural residences, farmlands, forest areas and light industrial properties. Radioactive materials, produced in the 1950's under Atomic Energy Commission at a nearby facility, were subsequently disposed of at the site in the 1960's.
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