Government Contract | Minnesota
Gopher Ordinance Works Physical Hazards Remediation

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000569366

Bid Title: Gopher Ordinance Works Physical Hazards Remediation

Agency Bid No. Title: 12203-16-0509

Received Date: 05/11/2016

Close Date: 06/01/2016

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Mandatory 05/16/2016 11:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: UMore Park; at the Rosemont Research and Outreach Center is located on the former Gopher Ordinance Works (GOW) property. The Rosemont Research and Outreach Center property is located at 1065 160th Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068.Prior to University ownership of the property, the land was used by the United States Department of Defense to build the Gopher Ordnance Works, a plant build to manufacture smokeless gun powder. When the plant was abandoned in 1945 and 1946, several hundred buildings and structures were removed, however the deconstruction excluded the ABC and DEF lines power plant stacks, the power plant foundations and pump houses, one of which is failing and near collapse. These locations are now ruins and present exposed and irregular concrete piles, and exposed rebar and deep sewer manholes and pump pits.In 1945, the property had an estimated 250 manholes accessing the sewer systems. Most of the manholes still exist, a number of which are currently uncovered or have decaying covers. There are also signs of unauthorized public access to the property, evidenced by graffiti and litter from trespassers.

Product Codes: 91240, 91223, 91244

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: University of Minnesota

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Chip Foster 2221 University Office Plaza, Suite 136, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55414

Phone: 612-626-6080




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