Untitled Document

Corps awards contract for engineering services at Wolf Creek, Center Hill dams

Corps of Engineers Logo

Terracon Consultants Inc. has won a US$5 million contract for geotechnical engineering services from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, primarily at the 270-MW Wolf Creek Dam in Kentucky and 135-MW Center Hill Dam in Tennessee.

The Corps' Nashville District most recently solicited bids for the work in April, which will run for five years.

HydroWorld.com previously reported that a 2008 assessment of equipment at nine Corps hydropower plants on the Cumberland River in Tennessee and Kentucky -- including Wolf Creek and Center Hill -- found a need for up to $470 million in repairs.

The Corps has also previously awarded dam safety contracts to GEI Consultants for a grout curtain at Wolf Creek and a seepage barrier at Center Hill.

Related Articles

U.S. again extends bidding for boat barrier at 810-MW Lower Monumental hydro project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to construct a floatin...

Reclamation, New Mexico State partner for UAV dam safety program

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has announced a partnership with New Mexico State University ...

U.S. extends bidding for boat barrier at 810-MW Lower Monumental hydro project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to construct a floating ...
Gregory named chair of GEI

Gregory named chairman of GEI’s board of directors

Gillian M. Gregory, PhD, is the new chairman of GEI Consultants Inc.’s Board of Directors.

Recent Comments




Hydro Slideshows

more slideshows >>  

Hydro Whitepapers

Industry News

Editor's Picks

06/01/2015
Volume 34, Issue 5
05/01/2015
Volume 23, Issue 3

Buyers Guide Products

Buyers Guide Companies