The Corps of Engineers has awarded a $9.7 million contract for construction of a fish collection facility at 25-MW Cougar Dam, on the South Fork of Oregon’s McKenzie River.
The Corps awarded the contract Dec. 30 to Natt McDougall Co., Tualatin, Ore. The company submitted a proposal in response to a Corps solicitation. (HNN 11/21/08)
Work is to include fabrication and on-site civil, structural, mechanical, and electrical features. Tasks are to be completed over 18 months at a site directly downstream of the dam, the Corps said.
Cougar Dam is one of 13 dams in northwestern Oregon’s Willamette River Basin included in a biological opinion issued by NOAA Fisheries in 2008.