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Preliminary site work to begin in spring 2014: Corps of Engineers awards $31.6 million contract to build new Middle School on Hanscom Air Force Base

Published Jan. 14, 2014

CONCORD, Mass. A new Middle School will be constructed at the Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Mass., under the terms of a $31,687,000.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.


Work will be accomplished by J & J Contractors, Inc., of Lowell, Mass. Preliminary site work is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2014. The project will take approximately 27 months to complete. The contract was awarded on Dec. 20, 2013.


This project will be to construct a new middle school to replace the existing middle school on Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford. The project will include general purpose classrooms, a gymnasium, information center, computer lab, science labs, supply areas, specialist rooms, music room, art room, learning impaired room, teacher work rooms, counseling areas, storage and administrative offices and information center areas, and other required areas for a fully functioning facility.


The project includes related infrastructure such as parking areas, mechanical rooms, delivery areas and playgrounds. Site improvements will include signage, fencing, paving, landscaping, exterior lighting and utilities. Construction will require the demolition of the existing buildings and supporting facilities at the Hanscom Middle School.


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 Corps’ New England District contract solicitations for work or contract awards visit the website at: http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/BusinessWithUs/Contracting.aspx.


For general information about District projects and activities visit the website at: http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/. The website for information about Small Business opportunities is:


Tim Dugan

Release no. 2014-001