DOD awards contract for Lufkin Army Center

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - An Austin-based company will construct the new Army Center in Lufkin, it was announced Tuesday.

The project, which was awarded on Jan. 13, is estimated to be completed on March 12, 2011.

The Department of Defense will pay $10,681,418 to Journeyman Construction, Inc. The DOD received 14 bids on the project, according to its Web site.