Government Contract | Alaska
Avalanche Control Skagway, Alaska

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002302179

Bid Title: Avalanche Control Skagway, Alaska

Agency Bid No. Title: 2521S015

Received Date: 08/19/2020

Close Date: 09/09/2020

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Not Stated, Alaska

Delivery Date: Not Stated

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Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Assess avalanche hazard daily, produce a forecast for AK DOT&PF operations, and recommend course ofaction appropriate for level of hazard.2. Take daily weather observations and continuously monitor weather for effects on snow stability.3. Observe, record, and analyze activity on the Klondike Highway corridor (approximately mile post 6 to 14).4. Periodically dig snow pits, perform snow stability tests in representative avalanche starting zones and tracksnowpack metamorphism.5. Establish and maintain a database of weather and snow observations.6. Recommend method of avalanche control required and coordinate road closure and manpower logistics withstation foreman, supervisors, and other agencies as needed.7. Work with DOT lead gunner on Falcon GT avalancher fire missions; assist in determining target selection,number of rounds, gun mount sequencing, and road closure windows; responsible for crew safety, upkeep ofrequired documentation of explosives program.8. Working with the DOT Skagway foreman and crew; coordinate avalanche cleanup activities and subsequentroad opening for safety of the crew and public.9. Recommend procurement of avalanche rescue and personal safety equipment. Ensure its availability andfunctionality by periodic testing, inventory and maintenance.10. Conduct weekly avalanche forecasting training (including field techniques) to a crew of up to six personnel.

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Product Codes: 96188, 96872

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Alaska - Department of Transportation & Public Facilities

State: Alaska

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: 3132 Channel Drive, Juneau, Alaska, 99811



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