Jacobs Gets $350M Army Environmental Remediation, Restoration Contract; Ward Johnson Comments

JACOBS logo_GovConWireJacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) has been awarded a $350 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District to restore and maintain the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Massachusetts.

The Environmental Protection Agency asked USACE to remove from the site contaminated sediments that resulted from waste emitted between the 1940s and 1970s from two electrical capacitor manufacturing facilities, Jacobs said Wednesday.

Ward Johnson, senior vice president of aerospace and technology at Jacobs, said the company will apply its 12-year experience in NBHSS’ to complete the next phase of harbor restoration.

New Bedford Harbor accommodates a large commercial fishing fleet and holds the record as one of the oldest recreational and commercial navigation sites along the U.S. East Coast.

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