Key West, Florida - Haskell has been awarded a $9.7 million design-build contract for the Home-Porting Fast Response Cutters (FRC) at U.S. Coast Guard Base Support Unit,Key West, Florida.
The work to be performed provides for design and construction of a new Vessel Support Building, existing building renovations and substantial waterfront work consisting of new shore ties, bollards, cleats, fenders, electrical substations and upgrades of the water, sewer, and air systems. Design will commence immediately and construction is to be completed by July 2012, a critical date to accommodate the arrival of new cutters. Haskell’s innovative scheduling and phasing approach will allow the Coast Guard to maintain base operations throughout project delivery. The new facility will be LEED SILVER certified.
“Haskell is currently delivering a Coast Guard Facility at Eaton’s Neck, New York”, says Mike Huskey, Project Director, “and we are pleased to have another opportunity to again serve the United States Coast Guard!” The USCG Base Support Unit Key West protects the public, the environment, and U.S. interests in support of homeland security. The improvements and expansion associated with this project will improve the Coast Guard’s ability to provide for the safety and security of the South Florida community. Sector Key West has a unique area of responsibility which includes 55,000 square miles that borders the territorial seas of Cuba and the Bahamas.
Haskell, one of the industry’s leading integrated design, engineering and construction firms, offers client-focused solutions in the commercial, industrial and civic infrastructure markets. With more than $550 million in annual revenue and 1,500 completed projects to date, Haskell serves a multinational client base from strategic points across the United States and in Mexico.