Conti Federal Awarded $37.9M Contract to Renovate a DRP Formal Training Unit Building at Grand Forks Air Force Base

Building Renovations Will Support Grand Forks’ Disaster Resiliency Training Capabilities

Conti Federal, a leading U.S. government construction and engineering company specializing in military and secure construction, has been awarded a $37,912,347 design-build contract for the renovation of Building 631 for the Disaster Resiliency Program (DRP) Formal Training Unit at Grand Forks Air Force Base in North Dakota. 

Awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Omaha District, the renovated building unit will ensure the uninterrupted operation of Formal Training Unit activities in the event of a disaster affecting other facilities and installations.

The scope of the project will include interior demolition to substantially reconfigure and renovate the building following the ICD/ICS 705, DoD, Air Force, and base design standards. The project also includes sitework and communications infrastructure to support all DRP facilities planned at Grand Forks AFB.

“This contract award reaffirms Conti Federal’s unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier construction solutions that enhance the infrastructure and capabilities of our nation’s defense facilities,” said Ryan Kanzleiter, Conti Federal Regional Business Development Director. “Our dedication and commitment to partnering with the USACE Omaha District is a testament to our shared goal of strengthening our national security, and this facility will not only support the training needs of our armed forces but also contribute significantly to the security of country. We eagerly anticipate collaborating with the USACE Omaha District to ensure the Grand Forks Air Force Base’s enhanced capabilities align seamlessly with our nation’s overall mission readiness.”

Work is estimated to be completed on this project by March 2026. 

Conti Federal is currently working on several key projects in collaboration with the USACE Omaha District. These include the development of a B-21 RF Hangar Facility at Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota, a helicopter facility at F.E. Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and an F-35 Fighter Alert Shelter at Truax Field in Madison, Wisconsin.