FORT NORFOLK, Va. -- The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced a $40 million contract awarded yesterday to Virginia-based S.B. Ballard Construction Company.
The company will be responsible for building an aviation maintenance training facility on Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia.
The structure is slated to contain classrooms and open-bay training areas for rotary aircraft. The building is intended to host instruction by the 128th Aviation Brigade (AVB), but be maintained by the 633rd Air Base Wing.
“This project will directly impact our Soldiers’ ability to train,” said Johnathan Jones, Norfolk District project manager. “We’re supporting our nation’s warfighter by offering them the modern facility necessary for optimal instruction.”
Execution was made possible by mission partners – the installation’s 733rd Civil Engineer Division and 128th AVB.
Norfolk District provides innovative engineering solutions, in collaboration with partners, to deliver water resources, military, interagency, environmental and disaster-response programs that make communities, the commonwealth of Virginia and nation a better place to work and live.