Update December 27th, 2018: Project is in the design phase, survey is completed, structural design and hydrauic analysis underway, geotechnical completed October 18th and 19th.
Design, Permitting, Approvals: winter 2018-19
Advertisement for Bid: Winter 2019
Construction: Spring 2019, not to interfere with irrigation season (after October 1, 2018 and before March 31, 2019)
The Lower Shields Canal provides approximately 2575 miners inches of water to 1500 acres of farmland during irrigation season. The structure is schedulde for replacement due to severe center support degration.
Funding for this project is sourced from the Bridge Capital Improvement Fund. The total budget estimate for this project is $78,000.