NAVFAC and USACE Issue PLA Surveys in Four States

The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are requesting comments from the construction industry about the potential use of government-mandated project labor agreements (PLAs) on large-scale federal projects in Washington, Maryland, Kentucky and Minnesota.

NAVFAC Northwest issued a PLA survey for a $25 million to $100 million Operational Training Facility at the Naval Air Station in Whidbey Island, Wash. To respond to the survey, click here. Responses should be sent to Andrew Hart at 1101 Tautog Circle, Silverdale, WA 98315 by Jan. 14 at 2 p.m.  

The USACE Baltimore District issued a PLA survey for unspecified renovation, repairs and new construction projects exceeding $25 million in total cost within the Baltimore-Washington corridor. To view the PLA survey, click here. Responses should be sent via email to Jennifer Chrissis at Jennifer.Chrissis@usace.army.mil, no later than 3 p.m. (EST) on Jan. 14.

The USACE Louisville District has also issued a PLA survey for the construction of a two-story elementary school in Fort Campbell, Ky. Comments should be sent to Chris Brackett at Christopher.t.brackett@usace.army.mil, by Jan. 17. The survey request for this project can be found here.

Finally, the USACE St. Paul District issued a PLA survey for upcoming work on the Fargo-Moorhead Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project in St. Paul, Minn. Responses can be sent to Patricia Simon at patricia.m.simon@usace.army.mil, no later than Jan. 22. Click here for more information. 

If you need help responding to these surveys, please contact ABC National Director of Labor and Federal Procurement Ben Brubeck at Brubeck@abc.org.  

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