Gate Project at Air Force Base Receives $9M Contract

📅   Wed August 09, 2017 - Midwest Edition #16


An Ohio company has received a $9.1 million contract to relocate a security gate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.
An Ohio company has received a $9.1 million contract to relocate a security gate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) An Ohio company has received a $9.1 million contract to relocate a security gate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton.

The Army Corps of Engineers said Dayton-based Messner Construction Company is scheduled to complete the project in September 2019. The Dayton Daily News reported that the work involves relocating the security gate to consolidate it with a commercial truck gate.

Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced the contract award in a statement that said the project will benefit local businesses while helping members of the military.