WATSONVILLE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Granite (NYSE:GVA) and Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc. announced today that their joint venture team has been awarded a $27 million joint venture contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest for the construction of maintenance dredging at Piers 1, 3, and Paleta Creek at Naval Base San Diego. The contract includes one unexercised option, which if exercised would increase the cumulative award value to $38 million. Granite will book $21 million, or its 78% share, of the $27 million contract in its second quarter 2019 backlog.
The project will re-establish the operational and berthing depth required for United States Navy vessels and other visiting vessels, and restore the pier slips and creek area for safe and unrestricted navigation. The dredged material will be screened for unexploded ordnance and radiological debris, dried or dewatered prior to transport for disposal at a commercial landfill.
Construction is scheduled to begin in summer 2019 and be complete in fall 2021.
Through its offices and subsidiaries nationwide, Granite Construction Incorporated (NYSE: GVA) is a full-suite provider in the transportation, water infrastructure and mineral exploration markets. Granite, America’s Infrastructure Company, is an award-winning firm in safety, quality and environmental stewardship, and has been honored as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years. Granite is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is part of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, the MSCI KLD 400 Social Index and the Russell 2000 Index. For more information, visit graniteconstruction.com.
About Healy Tibbitts Builders
Healy Tibbitts Builders, Inc., a Weeks Marine, Inc. company, is a specialized dredging and marine construction contractor performing work throughout the Pacific Rim. Healy Tibbitts has over 30-years of experience with Department of Defense dredging and construction projects and was recently awarded the 2019 Associated General Contractors of America’s Construction Risk Partners Build America Award for Best New Federal and Heavy Project. For more information, visit healytibbitts.com.