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Corps awards contract for rehab work at Ohio's Bolivar Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract worth US$4.7 million to TAB Construction Co. Inc. for work at the Bolivar Dam in northeastern Ohio.

The Corps' Huntington District last solicited bids for the work in August, which includes the installation of six service gates and the rehabilitation of gate works at the flood control structure.

As per the contract, TAB wil install six service gates in the dam's intake structure -- including five to be fabricated and a sixth to be supplied by the government. Other work includes rehabilitation of gate recesses, such as repair, cleaning, and painting of liner and repair of damaged concrete. Service gate machinery and electrical components are also to be upgraded as part of the contract.

Bolivar Dam is an 87-foot-tall, 6,300-foot-long embankment on Sandy Creek, a tributary of the Tuscarawas River.

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