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Black & Veatch wins Indefinite Delivery Contract from USACE


Black & Veatch will provide multidisciplinary engineering and architectural support to USACE.

In a statement, leading global provider of critical human infrastructure solutions, Black & Veatch said, it has won an Indefinite Delivery Contract for National Dam Safety Engineering and Design Services from the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise. 

This is Black & Veatch's 6th civil works contract in two years under the USACE Civil Works program and GEI's third contract in the last five years as a trusted advisor in civil works solutions.

In Huntington, West Virginia, Black & Veatch and GEI will provide multidisciplinary engineering and architectural support for the mission of the USACE Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise and Levee Safety Center of Expertise. The Black & Veatch / GEI team will provide and manage all necessary personnel, materials, equipment, management, software, quality, and cost controls in order to perform highly complex dam and levee safety modification services and designs.

“Black & Veatch’s Civil Works Solutions portfolio for federal clients continues to expand, and our contract with the USACE Huntington District is yet another testament to the expertise we bring to U.S. government infrastructure programs,” said Rick Kaiser, Federal Agencies Segment Leader and President of BV Special Projects Corp. (BVSPC) at Black & Veatch. “We look forward to working to improve and maintain the safety and resiliency of the district’s dams and levees that play such a critical role in flood risk management, water supply, hydropower, recreation, water quality and environmental protection.”

“We are honored and proud to serve the USACE on this important contract and look forward to bringing our team’s multi-disciplinary expertise in dam safety engineering and design,” said Ron Palmieri, GEI’s President and CEO. “We look forward to working with both USACE and our joint venture partner Black & Veatch to provide essential services for some of the most pivotal water infrastructure projects in the country.”