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Akima Subsidiary Secures $499M Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District Contract

HERNDON, VA — Akima LLC, a provider of products and services to federal agencies, announces that its subsidiary, Jade Creek Construction, has been awarded a $499 million design-build construction contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baltimore District. The contract has a five-year period of performance.

Jade Creek Construction will support various infrastructure USACE modernization projects, including building modern facilities and enhancing U.S. waterways, to meet the Baltimore District's needs.

"The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers undertakes numerous projects that offer coastal protection, flood protection, hydropower, navigable waters and ports, recreational opportunities, and water supply. These projects are vital for the country's economic growth, national security, and citizens' well-being," said Chris Jenkins, President of Akima's Construction & Security Solutions Group.

This contract will include design-build and design-bid-build renovations and new construction projects within the USACE Baltimore District's areas of responsibility, as well as minor repairs, modifications, and alterations of existing buildings. It also includes vertical construction, mechanical, electrical, and fire protection work inside and outside buildings, HVAC and architectural finishes, concrete, plumbing, carpentry, roofing, demolition, geotechnical investigations, infrastructure projects, interior fit-up, communications, security, and force protection projects.

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