Update October 18th, 2019: Project has been completed by Bower Blanton, LLC of Bozeman, MT. Road re-opened to traffic.
Design, Permitting, Approvals: winter 2018-19
Advertisement for Bid: Winter 2019
Construction: Spring/Fall 2019, not to interfere with irrigation season (after October 1 and before March 31)
The Lower Shields Canal provides approximately 2575 miners inches of water to 1500 acres of farmland during irrigation season. The structure is schedule for replacement due to severe center support degradation.
Funding for this project is sourced from the Bridge Capital Improvement Fund. The estimated project cost is $154,000.
Design, Permitting, Geotechnical, Engineering: $20,000
Construction Engineering: $7,000