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U.S. awards contract for modification of 38-MW Glendo dam and hydro project

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has awarded Montana-based Johnson Wilson Constructors Inc. a $16.7 million contract to modify 38-MW Glendo dam and hydropower project in Wyoming.

Work is to include a temporary bypass roadway on the dam, cast-in-place concrete for various features, shotcrete, roller-compacted concrete, excavation of existing dam and dike embankments, excavation for auxiliary spillway, construction of raised dam and dike embankments, excavation and construction of embankments for Glendo Park road relocation, road relocation construction and road reconstruction on the top of the dam.

Recently, the Bureau of Reclamation awarded Crane America Services Inc. a $1.5 million contract for control upgrade and modernization of bridge and gantry cranes at the 198.72-MW Folsom Dam hydro project on California's American River.

Reclamation seeks replacement or refurbishment of components of a 275-ton-capacity bridge crane and a 140-ton-capacity gantry crane.

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