OLIVETTE, Mo. ⎯ A joint venture contract worth $9 million over a period of years has been awarded to a St. Louis area firm by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District.
The MCFA-Etegra JV is a small-business Joint Venture between Etegra, Inc. a SBA Certified 8(a) and DBE/MBE Small Business and MC Fuhrman Associates, LLC, a small business, based in New Jersey.
The MCFA-Etegra Joint Venture will provide architect/engineer services and master planning services for military and civil works projects within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Mission Boundaries under a contract with the USACE Louisville District.
The Louisville District employs approximately 1,300 people in the five-state area of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan and Ohio out of 60 field offices. The civilian workforce is made up of professional engineers, architects, planners, economists, biologists and other specialists and support staff.
“We are honored to be a part of this effort. It is our duty to offer Etegra’s services in a manner that will improve the readiness and sustainability of the USACE facilities,” said Andrew Kishna, chief executive officer.
“Our team is thrilled to be of service to the USACE Louisville District and their key customers.” says Brian Pieplow, program manager of the joint venture. “We look forward to providing the district high quality innovative and effective strategy and planning services to support the key military and civil works missions of the District’s customers.” The contract term is for one base year plus four option years and work is forecasted to commence later this year.
Etegra is an 8(a) DBE/MBE architect-engineer firm. Its primary services are facility and civil design, and asset management for the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Department of Homeland Security, Department of the Air Force, independent school districts, and power companies.