U.S. awards outlet pipe coating contract for Shadehill Dam

The Bureau of Reclamation has awarded Washington-based Long Painting Company a contract for coating repair of a 72-inch steel outlet pipe at Shadehill Dam near Lemmon, South Dakota.

Shadehill Dam, part of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program, is a rolled earthfill structure with a crest length of 12,843 feet and a maximum height of 145 feet. It provides flood control, fish and wildlife conservation, recreation and silt detention.

Reclamation seeks removal and replacement of about 135 square feet of damaged coatings on the exterior of 72-inch-diameter steel pipe and repair of about 6,075 square feet of damaged coating on the interior of 72-inch-diameter steel pipe.

The contract is valued at $273,798.

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