Seven small businesses from across the U.S. have been awarded a Multiple Award Task Order Contract, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract with a program-based capacity of $200 million to support worldwide Access Control Point Design-Build construction and equipment installation projects by the Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.

Under the contract awarded Oct. 7, the seven small businesses are being awarded task orders to provide a range of efforts to include entire ACP design and construction, ACP construction from completed designs, and specific ACP infrastructure or equipment upgrades at various Army and other Department of Defense bases throughout the world. Specific work to be performed is defined at the task order level.

Sharing the contract over its five-year duration are: Akima Construction Services LLC of Laurel, Md.; Ayuda Management Corporation, Broomfield, Colo.; FutureNet Group Inc. , Detroit, Mich.; Ma-Chis Kawv III, LLC, Kinston, Ala; North Wind Neu Security Services LLC, Idaho Falls, Idaho; Security Construction Services Inc., Hudson, Mass.; and Zieson Construction Co. LLC, Topeka, Kan. Each contract includes a base year and four one-year optional years.

To date, no task orders have been awarded. Work being performed includes roadway and traffic island construction; lighting and guard booth installation; canopy, passive barrier, gatehouse, search area and visitor control center construction; and active vehicle barrier, closed circuit television, and electronic security systems installation to increase the security and safety of our military and civilian workforce worldwide.