Service gates replacement bidding extended for U.S. Bolivar Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to install six service gates and rehabilitate gate works at Bolivar Dam, a flood control structure in northeastern Ohio. Bids now are due Aug. 28.

The Corps’ Huntington, W.Va., District previously called for bids by Aug. 17. Bolivar Dam is an 87-foot-tall, 6,300-foot-long embankment on Sandy Creek, a tributary of the Tuscarawas River.

In a set-aside for small businesses, the solicitation includes installation of the six service gates in the dam’s intake structure, including five to be fabricated and the sixth supplied by the government. Other work includes rehabilitation of gate recesses such as repair, cleaning, and painting of liner and repair of damaged concrete. Service gate machinery and electrical components are to be upgraded as part of the contract.

Requiring 912 days, the work is valued at $5 million to $10 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W9123712B0003 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Aug. 28. For information, contact Matthew Wilson, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, Attn.: CELRH-CT, 502 8th St., Huntington, WV 25701-2070; (1) 304-399-5297; E-mail:

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