Brayman wins Corps contract for civil construction at Charleroi Locks and Dam

Brayman Construction Corporation has been awarded a US$15.2 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for civil construction of an emptying basin for Charleroi Locks and Dam on the Monongahela River at Charleroi, Pa.

The Corps’ Pittsburgh District most recently called for bids for the work in August.

Brayman Construction will fabricate large precast reinforced concrete segments to form the outer shell of a 50-foot by 110-foot emptying basin, according to Corps documents. Tremie concrete is to be used as infill for the shell to solidify the structure, which will be located downstream from the dam and riverward of the new lock chamber river wall.

With federal economic stimulus funding, the Pittsburgh District allotted $17.4 million in 2009 for critical rehabilitation of Charleroi Locks and Dam, also known as Monongahela Lock and Dam 4.

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