KBR to manage utilities construction at Abu Dhabi airport

KBR will be responsible for managing various contractors’ costs, schedules, quality, contract administration and risks. The scope of the utilities work includes over 60 miles of gravity storm and sanitary sewer, potable water, chill water and fire water piping and over 25 miles of power and telecommunication duct banks, a central utility plant, a highway interchange, airside and landside roads, cooling stations and standby power generation for a new Midfield Terminal and other airport commercial users.

"We are honored to be selected for this opportunity to be a part of the world’s largest airport expansion," said William P. Utt, chairman, president and CEO of KBR. "This program allows us to showcase KBR’s core competencies in providing world class services as we continue supporting the mission of our clients."

Abu Dhabi International Airport is in the midst of an expansion programme estimated to be worth US$3bn

KBR announced on 24 January that it had won a contract with the Abu Dhabi Airports Company to provide construction management services for part of its expansion programme at Abu Dhabi International Airport, one of the fastest growing hubs in the world, with a growth rate of 19.7% over the past five years.

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