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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 217-04
March 23, 2004

Additional Iraqi Reconstruction Contracts Awarded

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

The contracts and sectors awarded are:

Public Works and Water Support Sector

Fluor AMEC, LLC, Greenville, S.C., was awarded two contracts with ceilings of $600 million and $500 million respectively, to provide design-build construction services for projects associated with the rehabilitation of existing, and construction of new, potable water distribution and treatment systems, municipal sewer collection and treatment systems, and solid waste management systems in the northern and southern regions of Iraq.

Transportation and Communication Sector

Contrack/AICI/OCI/Archirodon, Joint Venture, Arlington, Va., was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $325 million to provide design-build construction services for projects associated with the rehabilitation and construction of aviation facilities, ports, highways, bridges and railroads throughout Iraq.

Lucent Technologies World Services Inc., Whippany, N.J.,was awarded a contract with a ceiling of $75 million to provide design-build construction services for projects associated with the repair and modernization of the existing Iraqi communications systems.

For more information about the Coalition Provisional Authority Program Management Office, visit: 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 .

For media queries regarding the contracting process, contact Army Maj. Gary Tallman, U.S. Army: (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 queries regarding the 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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