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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 176-04
March 12, 2004

Iraqi Reconstruction Sector Contracts Awarded

The Department of Defense announced today the award of two contracts to provide construction services under the Coalition Provisional Authority Program Management Office (PMO) within a specific sector.


The contracts and sector awarded are:

Electrical Sector

Washington International Inc., Princeton, N. J.,was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $500 million to provide design-build construction services for projects associated with electrical transmission/distribution/communications and controls for the Northern Region of Iraq.

Perini Corp, Framingham, Mass, was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $500 million to provide design-build construction services for projects associated with electrical transmission/distribution/communications and controls for the Southern Region of Iraq.

For more information about the Coalition Provisional Authority Program Management Office, visit http://www.rebuilding-iraq.net/ .

For industry queries regarding these contracts, contact Amy Burns, Coalition Provisional Authority/PMO, (703) 697-9091 e-mail: amy.burns@hqda.army.mil .

Formedia queriesregarding the contracting process, contact Army Maj. Gary Tallman: (703) 697-4314, e-mail: gary.tallman@hqda.army.mil; or Cynthia Smith: (703) 697-5344, e-mail: cynthia.smith@hqda.army.mil .

For media queriesregardingthe requirements of these contracts, contact Navy Capt. Bruce Cole, PMO: (914) 360-5766, e-mail: coleb@orha.centcom.mil ; or Steven Susens, PMO: (914) 822-5316, e-mail: susenss@orha.centcom.mil .

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