Washington State Firm Wins $8.7 Port Arthur Dredging Contract


Texas Business reports:  A Washington state firm won an $8.7 million Port Arthur dredging contract, the U.S. Department of Defense announced.

Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Washington, received an $8,758,350 firm-fixed-price contract. 

The award will provide for the pipeline dredging services. 

Work will be performed in Port Arthur, Texas, with an estimated completion date of May 28, 2013. 

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

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston, Texas, handled the contract.