EDMONTON, Alberta and NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntington District, has awarded global design firm Stantec with a five-year, $45 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. Under this geotechnical services contract, the firm will be tasked to support the USACE mission to plan, design, evaluate, construct, operate, and control flood damage reduction projects within the Continental United States and its territories.
Stantec will provide various geotechnical services for dam and levee safety projects. These complex projects will include the stability of earthen and gravity dams, seepage management and control features, design of embankments and foundations, expert subject-matter consultation, seismic hazard/ground motion/liquefaction studies, and risk-informed geotechnical assessments, analyses, and design. In alignment with the mission of the Department of Defense, projects under this IDIQ qualify as essential work and are expected to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic.