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CR Dam Update


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Construction Scheduled to Begin in June

Construction plans and specifications for repairs to the Coon Rapids Dam were completed earlier this week, and repairs will begin in early June if weather and river flows permit. The project was advertised for bids on April 28 and the application process has begun for state and federal permits, which required completed construction documents. The Three Rivers Park District Board of Commissioners is scheduled to review the bids and consider an award on June 2. The selected contractor is required to begin construction within ten (10) days after Board award; however, it is the Park District's hope that the contractor will be able to mobilize and report to the site as early as June 6. Repairs to both the horizontal apron and the apron extension are projected to cost $1.1 million, and are expected to be completed as soon as possible, but not later than mid December. Timely completion requires excellent contractor efficiency, and appropriate weather conditions and river flow for work in the river. The Park District is interested in the earliest project completion without compromising construction quality and long-term durability.

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Great our tax dollars at work! My hope for them blowing it is all but out the window after reading that!!

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