MORRISTOWN, N.J., Nov. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Louis Berger has been awarded a $95 million, fixed-price contract to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District in responding to natural disasters and emergencies by providing temporary emergency power. The contract will continue through Oct. 21, 2019.
Depending on the identified emergency power needs, Louis Berger will support the USACE prior to, during and following federally declared emergencies in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Regions IX and X, and Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and American Samoa.
"We are proud that USACE Pittsburgh has entrusted us once again to support and enhance the continued success of its programs under this new emergency power contract," said Tom Lewis, president of Louis Berger's Group operating company. "With our vast global resources and experience, Louis Berger is well-positioned to help these identified regions meet their temporary power requirements. We will provide resources, staff and equipment to facilities within 24 hours of an emergency and will be available around the clock until the emergency concludes."
Under this contract, Louis Berger will assess power requirements, install diesel-powered emergency generators, and provide fueling, operations and maintenance and generator repair services in response to a support request from an identified state or territory.
In 2013, Louis Berger was awarded a $50 million, five-year USACE Pittsburgh District contract to provide temporary emergency power to critical public facilities located in FEMA Regions I, II, and III.
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