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,, by entering solicitation No. W9127S10B0023 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. The solicitation package is posted on the Army Single Face to Industry Internet site,

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:

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