The following projects are currently advertised for bids. Interested bidders may find general information about each project, as well as printable actual Contract Documents in PDF format. The general information is the same project description provided to Newspapers and by direct mail solicitations. The Contract Documents include the Drawings and the entire Project Manual. Drawings can be printed on any regular or large format printers. The Project Manual includes Proposal Forms, Front End Documents, General and Supplementary Covenants, and Technical specifications. All these are also completely printable.
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Backbone State Park is the flag-ship park for the Iowa DNR. It was the first Iowa State Park and was established in May 1920. There will be a Centennial Celebration at Backbone State Park next year in May 2020 and this project will restore its iconic CCC structures. The Beach Lodge, Boat Building, Auditorium, and all three shelters (North, South, and West) will have work done on them to restore the structures to their original, beautiful appearance.
Provide 168 tons of 3/8" pea gravel and place 6" deep on engineering fabric in areas shown on the drawings.
The gate on the lake will be open until November 1, 2019 and the water will remain 8' low until gate is closed.
Seeding will be required for all disturbed areas above normal pool water line.
Contact: Mark Johnson 515-250-3713 email@example.com
The purpose of this project is to dewater the last 21.2 acre-feet (6,900,000 gallons) that remain below the drain pipe. Hickory Grove Lake is currently undergoing a restoration effort, and the lake has been drained down to the drain pipe (elevation 942.0). The remaining pool is approximately 10 acres in size, with a maximum depth of five feet, and a volume of 21.2 acre-feet. The contractor shall provide all materials, equipment, and labor to dewater the remaining pool to an elevation of 938.0. The contractor may discharge their pumps directly into the drain pipe.
Contact: Don Labate 515-250-3714 Don.Labate@dnr.iowa.gov