FORT WORTH, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, announced today the award of a $27.5M contract for the construction of Riverside Oxbow Valley Storage Sites A and C . The contract was awarded to Thalle Construction Co., of Hillsborough, North Carolina.
Work to be performed includes the mass excavation of the Riverside Oxbow- Sites A and C for the purposes of developing valley storage for the Fort Worth Central City project. In addition to the mass excavation the project includes the removal and replacement of existing trails, a prefabricated maintenance bridge, installation of a wet well and irrigation pump system, temporary river crossing, two weir structures, storm drainage structures and facilities, site restoration using a variety of seed mixes and incidental related work.
“The Fort Worth District is pleased to be a part of this project and work that will garner positive impacts when completed for the Fort Worth community for many years to come,” said Col. Calvin Hudson, commander, Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
More information about the Trinity River Vision/Central City Project may be obtained at http://www.swf.usace.army.mil/Missions/WaterSustainment/TrinityRiverCentralCity.aspx or www.trinityrivervision.org.
About the Fort Worth District: The Fort Worth District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established in 1950. The District is responsible for water resources development in two-thirds of Texas, and design and construction at military installations in Texas and parts of Louisiana and New Mexico. Visit the Fort Worth District Web site at: www.swf.usace.army.mil and SWF Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Worth-District-US-Army-Corps-of-Engineers/188083711219308
Release no. 15-046