Clovis firm awarded $6.1 million base contract

The Department of Defense has chosen a Clovis construction company to create a 242,000 square foot load apron for the AC-130 aircraft.

Nick Griego and Sons Construction has been awarded a $6.1 million construction contract for the apron, according to a release from U.S. Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M.

Work will include a concrete pad over aggregate base, tie downs, grounding, drainage, associated taxiway access, shoulders, pavement markings and lights.