News Story Archive

Tag: construction
  • December

    USACE joins DTRA for groundbreaking ceremony on new administrative building

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque District joined the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and Hensel Phelps Construction for a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction on a much-needed administrative building, Dec. 9, 2021.
  • February

    NNSA Albuquerque Complex Achieves Major Milestone

    The National Nuclear Security Administration employs hundreds of employees in Albuquerque, scattered across Kirtland Air Force Base, in 20 different buildings. As far back as 1979, the Department of Energy began planning for one large building that would consolidate all NNSA staff into a single, state-of-the-art facility. But it wasn't until 2015 when the NNSA obtained funding for the design of a new facility, otherwise known as the NNSA Albuquerque Complex Project, or “NACP.”
  • March

    A Good Relationship to Keep

    Recently the District and the Bureau of Reclamation teamed up to fix some flood damage at the District's Two Rivers project in Southeastern New Mexico. This isn't the first time the two agenices have cooperated.
  • July

    Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Project Phase 2C Awarded

    Phase 2C of the Southwest Valley Flood Reduction Project was awarded July 15, 2014. The cost of construction for this Phase is approximately $4,000,000.
  • October

    Agencies Collaborate to Save Culvert, Road and Money

    The 2012 monsoonal rain season brought runoff which carred debris, choking the culvert under Galisteo Dam's access road. Safety concerns prompted the District to save the road. However the necessary fix wasn’t going to be cheap, especially in this era of budget belt-tightening.
  • November

    Albuquerque Team “Reaches Back” to Afghanistan

    Besides continuing to send our employees to assist “in country,” Albuquerque District is now supporting operations in Afghanistan at home by providing design support for four Afghanistan National Army construction projects.
  • October

    Corps Awards Contracts for Cannon Expansion

    District Project Manager Joe Almers and others attended a ground breaking ceremony for a new, 96-person dormitory at Cannon Air Force Base, in Clovis, N.M., Aug. 27, which is one of several Corps’ projects that are part of the base’s expansion. The increase in people and planes require new housing and new maintenance facilities, and the District awarded several contracts in fiscal year 2012 to accommodate those needs.
  • September

    Kirtland to get New Nuclear Weapons Sustainment Center

    District personnel are overseeing the design work on a project to build a new Nuclear Weapons Sustainment Center at Kirtland Air Force Base.
  • August

    West Ramp Areas of Base Protected From New Station

    Fire fighters at Holloman Air Force Base, six miles west of Alamogordo, N.M., are settling into a new crash and fire rescue station recently constructed through a contract between the Corps and Anthony & Gordon Construction Co, Inc.
  • July

    AFRL’s Space Vehicles Directorate to Get Three Labs

    District employees participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Air Force Research Laboratory’s (AFRL) new Space Sensors and Infrared Radiation Effects Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base June 7.