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Work scheduled to start in late September: Corps awards $3.3 million contract for hazard mitigation, site closure at Former Sampson AFB

Published Sept. 14, 2012

CONCORD, Mass. The physical hazard mitigation and site closure of the Former Sampson Air Force Base in Romulus, New York, will be undertaken under the terms of a $3,389,108.00 contract awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.


Work will be accomplished by Classic Site Solutions, Inc., of Springfield, Mass. Work is scheduled to start in late September 2012 and take approximately five months to complete. The contract was awarded on Aug. 28, 2012.  


The Corps of Engineers will coordinate the remediation effort at the Formerly Used Defense Site, Sampson Air Force Base/Sampson State Park in Romulus, New York.


The project is classified as a building demolition/debris removal project. Targeted site structures include: the incinerator, associated structures and debris; sewage/wastewater treatment plant-associated structures, tanks, and debris piles in the vicinity of the treatment plant; pump house building; and the rifle range storage building.


The site was a former U.S. Air Force base. The project will be managed by the Corps of Engineers and all work will be accomplished under the supervision of a Corps of Engineers’ Quality Assurance Representative to assure compliance with contract requirements.


For more information about the Corps’ New England District projects and activities visit the website at:

Tim Dugan

Release no. 2012-087