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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
For more information, contact:
David L. Manning, Special Principal Associate
Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc.
Federal Receiver
703-573-5800
dmanninggbb@gmail.com
www.guamsolidwastereceiver.org

Federal Receiver Awards Contract to Hawaiian Rock Products for Dero Road Rehabilitation

(Guam, April 13, 2016) – Federal Receiver Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc. (GBB) today announced that it has awarded a contract to Hawaiian Rock Products for pavement rehabilitation and stormwater improvements for Dero Road. This work will repair years of damage done by large trash trucks during the time the Ordot Dump was an active disposal facility and the damage done as a result of the recent construction activity necessary to environmentally close the Ordot Dump. The work includes shoulder-to-shoulder repaving of Dero Road, beginning just before the new pump station to the westernmost boundary of the Ordot Dump property. In addition, necessary improvements to properly manage stormwater on Dero Road will also be constructed.

This project is in compliance with the Order of the District Court of Guam issued on May 1, 2015. The work will be coordinated with Mayor Gogue who has been of invaluable assistance as this project has been developed. Every effort will be made to minimize any inconvenience to those who live on, or travel along, Dero Road.

The contract is the result of a competitive bid process. Hawaiian Rock Products bid $1,768,888 in its successful bid. Work is anticipated to begin in approximately three weeks and should be completed in six months, assuming no unanticipated problems are encountered.

About Gershman, Brickner & Bratton, Inc., Receiver

In a Court Order dated March 17, 2008, U.S. District Court Judge Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood appointed GBB to be Receiver with full responsibility for bringing the Guam Solid Waste Management Division into compliance with the 2004 Consent Decree for violation of the Clean Water Act. As Receiver, GBB’s objective is to work with Guam’s government, the Guam Solid Waste Authority, solid waste companies, the people of Guam, and the U.S. military to establish a long-term, financially viable and sustainable waste management system for Guam. For more information on the receivership, visit www.guamsolidwastereceiver.org.

GBB is a national solid waste management consulting firm, headquartered in the Washington, D.C. area, which works on solid waste collection, processing, recycling, and disposal issues. GBB assists in planning, procuring, and implementing sound, cost-effective facilities and services at the local, state, and national levels for both the public and private sectors. Since 1980, GBB has planned and developed a wide range of integrated waste management programs that use the latest technologies to improve efficiency, save money, enhance customer service, and protect the environment. For more information on the firm and its products and services, please visit www.gbbinc.com or call 1-703-573-5800.

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