ConDig (06-May-21) Dallas, Texas-based construction and infrastructure company Primoris Services Corp said it had secured $525 million worth of utility contracts in the first quarter.
The contractor said that new contracts include a $60 million, five-year master service agreement to install aerial and underground fiber-optic cable in the Gulf Coast region in conjunction with the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund. This project, which will provide telecommunications service to underserved communities, is slated to start in the second quarter of this year.
Primoris also landed a five-year master service agreement to replace existing natural gas distribution systems in the Midwest. Work on this contract started during the quarter and is earmarked for competition in the fourth quarter of 2025.
The contractor also reported that it had secured a two-year master service agreement for the installation of a natural gas distribution residential and commercial services and a three-year master service agreement for system electric overhead and underground distribution construction, grid modernization, maintenance and emergency restoration services in the Gulf Coast area.
In March, Primoris announced that it had bagged a $40 million contract for the reconstruction of part of the Pali Highway on Hawaii’s island of Oahu.