Monday, January 21, 2013

Genesee County Advertises for Bids for 78" Intake Pipeline for Karegnondi Water Project

The Genesee County Drain Commissioner has released bid documents for the construction of a 78" diameter water intake pipeline that will extend nearly two miles into Lake Huron. This work signals the start of the raw water pipeline project for the Karegnondi Water Authority

Bids for the project entitled:
"Lake Huron Water Supply Initiative - Water Supply Intake - Contract S-4000 - Worth Township" 
will be received on February 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. 

Work includes tunneling and marine excavation, including two time crib intakes, a 30' diameter x 70' deep concrete junction chamber, and related appurtenances and site work.

A mandatory pre-bid Meeting will be conducted on January 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Worth Township Hall, 6903 S. Lakeshore, Lexington, MI 48450.

Engineers for the project include: Lockwood, Andrews & Newman, Inc. (Houston, and Flint) and Rowe, Inc. (Flint). 

The project is located in Sanilac County located at 7705 Fisher, Worth Township, MI 48450, which is only about 6 miles North of Detroit's (DWSD) Lake Huron Water Treatment Plant in Fort Gratiot.

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