Austin's Solis Wins $9 Million Aircraft Wash Rack Contract

Texas Business reports:  An Austin firm won a $9 million contract to build a military aircraft transport wash rack, the U.S. Department of Defense announced.

Solis Constructors Inc. of Austin received a $9,329,356 firm-fixed-price contract.

The award will provide for the construction of a Special Operations Force C-130 Washrack Hangar at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.

Work will be performed in Clovis, N.M., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 27, 2013. 

The bid was solicited through the Internet, with five bids received. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, N.M., handled the contract.