October 6, 2003
Under USAID's Iraq Infrastructure Reconstruction Program, Bechtel and a team of approximately 65 Iraqi subcontractors rehabilitated 1,153 schools in time for the start of the school year.
Bechtel Helps Rehabilitate 1,153 Iraqi Schools
Approximately 1 million children will be returning to the newly refurbished schools. The schools program will refurbish approximately 1,200 schools in 14 major cities throughout Iraq.