URS to build three E85 Inc. ethanol plants

By | January 10, 2008
URS Corp.'s Washington Division recently announced that it would provide procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up services for three of E85 Inc.'s proposed 110 MMgy ethanol plants. The contracts awarded to the Washington Division, which are valued at $150 million, are for corn-based facilities in Wahoo, Neb.; Red Oak, Iowa; and Council Bluffs, Iowa. Each facility will employ front-end fractionation technology and back-end high-efficiency drying technology. Initial construction work began in Wahoo in late September. Each facility is slated to be operational by early 2009.