Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 12, 2013
The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Detroit District, announced recently that Turner Construction Company was chosen to construct a new Border Patrol Station (BPS) in Detroit, Michigan. The new facility includes a 100-agent station, parking garage and canine facility, and parking on approximately 10 acres. Design has begun on the project and construction is scheduled to begin in June 2013. Turner’s design partner on this project is SmithGroupJJR.
“Turner is honored to be entrusted with the construction of another BPS that will help protect the safety of our nation,” said Chris Jahrling, Vice President and General Manager of Turner Federal Services. “We look forward to strengthening our partnership with USACE Detroit District and working with SmithGroupJJR on this important project.”
About Turner Construction Company
Turner is a North America-based, international construction services company. Founded in 1902 in New York City, Turner has 5,200 employees worldwide and works on 1200 projects each year, for an annual construction volume of $8 billion. As the largest general builder in the United States, Turner ranks first or second in the major market segments of the building construction field, including healthcare, education, sports, commercial, telecommunications, and green building. The firm is a subsidiary of HOCHTIEF, a publicly traded company, and one of the world’s leading international construction service providers.
For more information please visit http://www.turnerconstruction.com.
HOCHTIEF is one of the leading international providers of construction-related services. With more than 80,000 employees and a sales volume of EUR 23.28 billion in FY 2011, the company is represented in all the world‘s major markets. With its core competencies in development, building and operation, the Group delivers services for the entire life cycle of infrastructure projects, real estate and facilities. The focus of the related business activities is on four strategic areas: energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, major cities, and resources. With its subsidiary Leighton (HOCHTIEF share around 54 percent), the Group is market leader in Australia. In the USA, the biggest construction market in the world, HOCHTIEF is the No. 1 general builder via its subsidiary Turner and, with Group company Flatiron, ranks among the most important players in the field of transportation infrastructure construction. Because of its engagement for sustainability, HOCHTIEF has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes since 2006. Further information is available at http://www.hochtief.com/press.