GAO Office Denies Contract Protest: Contrack International vs. ECC International
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract for transient quarters and dining facility in Manama, Bahrain, on Sept. 11. ECC CENTCOM Constructors, LLC, of Burlingame, Calif., was awarded the task order contract for $40.3 million.
Contrack International, Inc. (CI), of McLean, Virginia, protested the issuance of a task order to ECC CENTCOM Constructors, LLC, of Burlingame, California, under request for proposals (RFP) No. 35 MATOC MED 33 2012, issued by the Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers for the construction of transient quarters, and an enlisted and officer dining facility, in Bahrain. CI maintains that the agency improperly excluded its proposal from consideration for award.
On December 27, 2013 U.S. Government Accountability Office denied Contrack International, Inc. request to protest this contract valued at $40.3 million.