$200m Berlin prison awarded to N.Y. firms.
The U.S. Bureau of Prisons has picked two Rochester Rochester (rŏch`ĕstər, –ĭstər).
1 City (1990 pop. 70,745), seat of Olmsted co., SE Minn.; inc. 1858. , N.Y., companies to design and build the planned $230 million, medium-security prison in Berlin, Sen. Judd Gregg Judd Alan Gregg (born February 14 1947) is a former Governor of New Hampshire and current United States Senator serving as ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee. He is a member of the Republican Party, and was a businessman and attorney in Nashua before entering politics. has announced.
"The jobs and economic benefits for the entire North Country region created by this federal facility will provide an important boost to the area," said Gregg, who has shepherded the project through Washington.
The contract is going to Bell constructors Inc. and Heery Construction Co., a joint venture.
The prison will have 1,280 beds and is expected to take three years to build.
Gregg said it will be one of the largest public works public works
Construction projects, such as highways or dams, financed by public funds and constructed by a government for the benefit or use of the general public.
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