Metric Constructors Win $3.3-Million Contract

Metric Constructors, Inc. of Charlotte, N.C. has been awarded a $3,378,000 contract by the North Carolina Department of Transportation for the construction of a new marine maintenance facility at Manns Harbor. State-owned vessels, including ferries, tugs and dredges, which operate along the Outer Banks, are serviced and maintained at this location. The new facility will completely replace the existing structure and will increase its service capacity from one vessel to four.

Construction on the bulkheads and decks was scheduled to begin in August with a May 1985 completion date. The project includes the installation of a shiplift, transfer table and work area.

Metric's Construction manager for the project is Ron Donald; Bill Beatty will serve on-site as project superintendent.

Metric is the open shop arm of the Jones Group, a holding company which includes Metric, J.A.

Jones Construction Co., Rea Construction Co., J.A. Jones Applied Research Co., and J.A. Jones Construction Services Company.

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