Allegany County native new project manager at Blue Grass Army Depot 

Olean Times Herald, May 13, 2024 —

 RICHMOND, Ky. — Joe Curcio, a native of Belfast, N.Y., is the new project manager for the Bechtel Parsons team at the Blue Grass Army Depot, where the U.S. military stores conventional and chemical munitions. 

Curcio’s duties include leading the joint venture systems contractor team responsible for the design, construction, testing, operations and closure of the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant, or BGAPP. He previously served as deputy project manager at BGCAPP from 2019 until being selected as project manager in March. 

Prior to working at BGCAPP, Curcio has worked at high-hazard nuclear facilities. His nuclear experience includes project management responsibilities at Savannah River, South Carolina; Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant and Washington Closure Hanford in Washington state; the Separations Process Recovery Unit in New York; and the West Valley Demonstration Project in Cattaraugus County, N.Y. 

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