In addition, larger construction contracts awarded during fiscal year 2014:
· The MacArthur Lock modernization was awarded to Windemuller, Inc., for $6,270,195. The project, located at USACE Soo locks facility, will update the electrical and control systems for the lock. The work is expected to start in 2015 and be completed in 2017.
· The Menomonee river ecosystem restoration in Milwaukee, Wis., for $5,250,000 was awarded to C.W. Purpero, Inc. The project goal is to restore fish spawning in the river, in order to do so they will remove approximately 2,400 lineal feet of 8-inch thick concrete lining forming the channel. The project started in October and is expected to be complete by April 2015.
· The Poe Lock gate coating was awarded to Abhe & Svoboda, Inc., for $3,240,060. The project will be completed in a wind resistant, enclosed, climate controlled environment. All work must be completed during lock closure occurring from Jan. 15 to March 19 2015
· The Frankenmuth fish passage located in Saginaw County, Mich., was awarded to CTI and Associates, Inc., for $2,508,373.20. The Frankenmuth Dam prevents the passage of fish upstream to a valuable spawning habitat. The project involves the construction of a rock ramp providing a three percent elevation to the dam which will open up several hundred miles of reproductive territory. The work is expected to be completed before the 2015 winter starts.
· The Unit 10 approach apron in Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., was awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction, Inc., for $2,196,500. The current concrete approach over the abandoned old powerhouse structure needs to be rehabbed, and the contract is for both the design and building of the new approach. The work is expected to start in 2015 and be completed no later than the end of February 2017.
· The Kaukauna Dam spillway, walkway and pier replacement located on the Fox River, Wis., was awarded to Upstate Construction Services, Inc., for $930,886. The project includes removing steel bridge spans and installing new galvanized steel bridge spans. The construction will continue along with demolishing, removing and replacing concrete piers. The work is set to begin in the spring next year and should be finished by the fall.
· Cat Island road rehabilitation in Green Bay, Wis., was awarded to Bobbie’s Marine Services, LLC, for $559,736.64. The road rehabilitation and paving was already completed, it is the last Cat Island project.
· Pointe Mouille cell preparation in Monroe County, Mich., was awarded to RBV Contracting, Inc., for $465,472.85. The project includes providing earthwork services for drainage and accessibility and improvement at the Point Mouille confined Disposal facility. The project started in October and is expected to be completed before the end of December.