New $43.2M contract between B.L. Harbert and NASA takes flight

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B.L. Harbert secured a million dollar contract with NASA. Photo via B.L. Harbert International’s Facebook

Birmingham-based construction firm, B.L. Harbert International, secured a multimillion-dollar contract for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). We’ve got the details on this astronomical contract. Check it out.

Don’t know about B.L. Harbert?

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B.L. builds safe environments and eco-friendly solutions in the communities in which they work. Photo via B.L. Harbert International’s Facebook

B.L. Harbert International is bringing The Magic City’s magic to NASA. How? They will be constructing a new facility for NASA. The U.S. General Services Adminstration awarded them a $43.2 million design-build contract for NASA’s new Flight Dynamics Research Facility at the Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia.

Birmingham-based firm, B.L. Harbert International, is a diverse construction company that specializes in design-build, construction management and general contracting. The company is also one of the country’s most influential contractors.

NASA’s new research facility

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Here’s what coming to NASA. Photo via National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Facebook

According to the press release, the company will design and build a new 130-foot vertical wind tunnel research facility that will replace two existing facilities. The new building will combine NASA’s functions into a new state-of-the-art center for aerodynamic testing of developmental aircraft.

B.L. Harbert, Mason & Hanger of Richmond, Virginia and Calspan Aero Systems Engineering of St. Paul, Minnesota will be working together on the project.

“B.L. Harbert International is thrilled to be the Design-Build Contractor for the new Flight Dynamics Research Facility at Langley. The program development and approval process for the project was several years in the making. We’re excited to see it come to fruition.”

Mike Waller, Vice President of the Federal Division, B.L. Harbert International

Construction will begin this fall and should be fully completed by September 2024.

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