U.S. seeks rehabilitation of South River Dam 10A

RICHMOND, Va., U.S. 6/1/12 (PennWell) — The Natural Resources Conservation Service seeks bids to rehabilitate South River Dam 10A on Mills Creek in Augusta County, Va. Bids are due June 20.

South River Dam 10A was built in 1963 to provide flood control and drinking water. It is an earthen structure, 97.5 feet tall and 715 feet long.

NRCS, a unit of the Agriculture Department, seeks bids from small businesses to remove portions of a concrete riser, slip line the upstream 120 feet of the principal spillway pipe, and place a new concrete riser at the location of the drain valve. Work also includes expanding and reconstructing the vegetated auxiliary spillway and armoring the constructed outlet section with articulated concrete block. The contractor also is to remove a distribution box at the outlet of the principal spillway and replace it with a riprap plunge pool.

The work is to require 361 days at a cost between $1 million and $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. AG33A712S0002 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due by 1 p.m., Eastern time, June 20. For information, contact Denise Burruss, Contracting Officer, Natural Resources Conservation Service, 1606 Santa Rosa Road, Suite 209, Richmond, VA 23229-5014; (1) 804-287-1630; Fax: (1) 804-287-1734; E-mail: denise.burruss@va.usda.gov.

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