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UAF solicits contractors for new power plant

Published on NewsOK Modified: July 22, 2014 at 1:48 pm •  Published: July 22, 2014

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks is looking for a company to build its new heat and power plant.

The university is seeking proposals from firms interested in providing construction management and general contracting services.

State lawmakers earlier this year approved a funding package for a new plant, considered a priority for the university.

The solicitation estimates the total construction cost at $150 million.