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U.S. names five firms to repair nine Tennessee dams

NASHVILLE, Tenn., U.S. 10/27/11 (PennWell) -- In contracts exceeding $1.2 million, the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has named five small businesses to repair storm damages to nine dams in Tennessee.

NRCS, a unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, took bids for the work in separate solicitations in September.

NRCS awarded two contracts to Elk Mountain Construction Co. Inc. of Cookeville, Tenn.

Elk Mountain received a $218,020 contract to repair spillway outlet channels of Jennings Creek Dam No. 3 in Jackson County that were severely damaged during aMay 2010 flood. The primary portion of the work is to install two grouted rock riprap chutes in the spillway outlet channels to stabilize the auxiliary spillways. The work is expected to require 98 days.

Elk Mountain also received a $241,725 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged spillways of Jennings Creek Dams No. 6 and 10 in Jackson County. The work is expected to require 72 days.

NRCS awarded two contracts to Adams Contracting Co. of Robbinsville, N.C.

Adams received a $147,527 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged spillways of Jennings Creek Dams No. 13 and 18 in Jackson County. The primary portion of the work is to install a grouted rock riprap chute in the spillway outlet channel to stabilize the auxiliary spillway. The work is expected to require 99 days.

Adams also received a $266,109 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged areas of Jennings Creek Dam No. 15 in Jackson County. The work is expected to require 213 days.

Precision Point Contracting Inc. of Shell Knob, Mo., received a $109,271 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged spillways of Jennings Creek Dam No. 17 in Macon County. The work is expected to require 36 days.

Fuel Tank Maintenance Co. LLC of Cookeville, Tenn., received a $201,882 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged areas of Hurricane Creek Dam No. 9 in Humphreys County. The dam has three main areas of work, the emergency spillway and berm drains, the impact drain, and the access road. The work is expected to require 53 days.

Three Rivers Contracting Inc. of Dixon Springs, Tenn., received a $49,063 contract for debris removal and repair of damaged spillways of Line Creek Dam No. 3B in Clay County. The work is expected to require 160 days.


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