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Atkins Selected to Perform Long-Term Post-Hurricane Recovery Across Puerto Rico

Infra News - Published on Mon, 19 Aug 2019

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Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, announced that the Puerto Rico Department of Housing has selected their JV, Alliance for the Recovery of Puerto Rico, to deliver housing and community recovery services in support of the Puerto Rico Community Development Block Grant - Disaster Recovery program. The grant funds will be used to assist Puerto Rican residents still recovering from the residential damage caused by hurricanes Irma and Maria, which struck the island in September 2017. A JV between Atkins Caribe LLC and Tidal Basin Caribe LLC, Recovery Alliance will assist the PRDOH with implementing and administering up to USD 1.9 billion in Housing CDBG-DR disaster recovery programs, including the Single-Family Housing Repair, Reconstruction, or Relocation and Housing Counseling programs. The contract value is estimated at USD 22.7 million.

JR Steele, Federal Business Unit Director, Atkins, said that “Hurricanes Irma and Maria were among the worst in the history of the Caribbean, causing widespread damage and upending the lives of tens of thousands of Puerto Ricans. Our team brings a history of proven performance on large recovery programs in Puerto Rico, and we understand the importance of getting citizens back into homes that are habitable, functional and resilient.”

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Posted By : Mohan Sharma on Mon, 19 Aug 2019
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