Grout curtain contractor sought by U.S. for 112-MW Beaver Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to construct a grout curtain at 112-MW Beaver Dam’s Dike 3 near Eureka Springs, Ark. Bids are due Sept. 9.

The multi-purpose Beaver Dam was completed in 1966 on the White River in northwestern Arkansas. The dike’s embankment consists primarily of clay with a dolomite rock foundation. The top of the rock averages 15 feet deep.

The Corps’ Little Rock District seeks bids to install a 700-foot-long grout curtain with holes drilled on 6-foot centers to a depth of about 60 feet. Either a single-line or triple-line grout curtain is to be constructed depending on the condition of the foundation rock and results of grouting the first single line.

The work is valued at $1 million to $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127S10B0023 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. The solicitation package is posted on the Army Single Face to Industry Internet site, https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi.

Bids are due Sept. 9. For information, contact Retha J. Sprinkle, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, Little Rock, 700 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201; (1) 501-324-5721; E-mail: retha.j.sprinkle@usace.army.mil.

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