Turner Construction Co. was awarded a $69-million contract by North Bethesda Center Office One to provide pre-construction and general contracting services for a 14-story office building in North Bethesda to accommodate 1,300 federal government employees.

The 649,000-sq-ft building is part of North Bethesda Center, a 32-acre mixed-use development. The project will seek LEED Silver certification. It is scheduled for completion in July 2012.