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Engineering Services for Replacement of Lake Quonnipaug Dam and Downstream Culvert

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002889028

Bid Title: Engineering Services for Replacement of Lake Quonnipaug Dam and Downstream Culvert

Agency Bid No. Title: RFQ 1-2122

Received Date: 01/24/2022

Close Date: 02/16/2022

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Guilford, Connecticut

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 02/07/2022 12:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: Lake Quonnipaug Dam is currently rated in poor condition and frequently overtops. The downstreamculvert is undermined and undersized and also need to be replaced. The Town of Guilford had a study donein 2009 that looked at dredging the lower portion of the lake and building a new dam and downstreamculvert. That study by Donald Ballou, P.E. is available for download on the Town of Guilford website onthe Engineering Department page. Also available on the town website for your reference is the latestinspection report for the dam and other information relative to recent dam and culvert maintenance andrepairs.;The Town is currently studying the lake for environmental health and weed control, which has been anongoing problem in the lake. Results of that study will be made available to the selected engineer whenavailable. ;The focus of this project is not to dredge the lake as was the focus of the Ballou study, but to replace thedam and the downstream culverts due to poor condition and hydraulic function. Any engineering design,environmental study and dredging that will be necessary for construction of a new dam should be includedin this project. The new dam and culvert should be constructed using modern methods and materials thatrequires minimal maintenance for its safe and efficient operation while also fitting into the rural, scenic andhistoric area;The engineer hired for the project must provide all services for the project in house or with sub-consultants,including but not limited to, survey; structural and hydraulic analysis and design; road reconstruction;maintenance and protection of traffic; permitting, including local, state and federal; preparation of biddocuments; construction administration and inspection; as well as knowledge of grant funding opportunitiesand requirements.

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Product Codes: 92508, 92518

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Town of Guilford

State: Connecticut

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Victoria Ahern 31 Park Street, 2nd Floor, Guilford, Connecticut, 06437

Phone: 203-453-8015




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