Western Area Power Administration - WAPA


Killdeer Erosion Controls

CONTRACT: #DE-WA0002445
LOCATION:  Killdeer, SD
VALUE: $66,000
COMPLETION: 2015

SCOPE: The principle physical components of the project included repairing of damage resulting from erosion at multiple locations in and around an active substation, various rip-rap placements including bedding and geotextile fabric, installation of a new concrete trench drain structure, other miscellaneous drainage revisions, gravel surfacing and miscellaneous grading. All work was conducted at a remote site. 

The principle administrative components of the project included the preparation of a site specific Safety and Health plan, preparation of an acceptable construction schedule (critical for coordinating with WAPA personnel including inspectors), pricing of Owner requested modifications and post construction close out.


Fargo Substation Transformer Replacement

CONTRACT: #DE-WA0002344
LOCATION: Fargo, ND
VALUE: $213,000
COMPLETION: 2017

SCOPE: Removing four existing transformer structure foundations, eight existing breaker foundations, four existing transformer foundations and one existing bus support foundation; constructing one replacement transformer foundation, four transformer structure foundations, four circuit breaker foundations and one tee pole foundation; and associated conduit and grounding for electrical equipment.


Bismark-Jamestown Construction Pad

CONTRACT: #15WC110997-670
LOCATION: Jamestown, ND
VALUE: $288,000
COMPLETION: 2015

SCOPE: The principle physical component of the project was the construction of a pad at the west base of Structure 65/4 (a high tension tower) suitable for supporting the large crane to be utilized in the demolition of the structure. The structure, at the time of the pad construction, was surrounded by and standing in water up to six feet in depth. Work included restoration of land disturbed by construction operations to its former condition.  All work was conducted safely and timely at a remote site.

The principle administrative components of the project included the preparation of a site specific Safety and Health plan, preparation of an acceptable construction schedule (critical for coordinating with WAPA personnel including inspectors) and post construction close out.