Orion Construction L.P., Houston, Texas, was awarded on Sept. 30, 2003,
an $8,743,850 firm-fixed-price contract for offshore and inshore Bird Islands. Work
will be performed in Jasper, S.C., and is expected to be completed by March 30,
2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There
were an unknown number
of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on June 6, 2003, and
four bids were received. The U.S. Army Engineer District, Savannah, Ga. is the
contracting activity (DACW21-03-C-0013).