Palmer Pier Construction Underway

New Pier Will Increase the Ability to Support Scientific Research on the Station and Antarctic Peninsula

Construction has begun on the new pier at Palmer Station, the U.S. Antarctic Program's research facility on the Antarctic Peninsula. Replacing Palmer's pier is a critical step in modernizing the research station to make it run more efficiently and to expand its capacity for scientific research.

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Palmer Pier Replacement Construction Scheduled

New Pier to be Constructed in 2021-2022

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is moving ahead with plans to rebuild the pier at Palmer Station, its research facility on Anvers Island, Antarctica. The U.S. Antarctic Program's primary contractor, Leidos, which heads the Antarctic Support Contract (ASC), has signed Pacific Pile & Marine of Seattle, WA, to lead the construction effort.

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"Sources Sought" for Replacement of Pier at Antarctica's Palmer Station

NSF Seeks Information About Eligible Firms Capable of Performing Construction Services at Palmer Station

NSF's Office of Polar Programs, which manages the U.S. Antarctic Program, and its Colorado-based Antarctic logistics support contractor, ASC Leidos, have issued a "Sources Sought Notice" for the replacement of the pier at Palmer Station on the Antarctic Peninsula.

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