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Total value of Kentucky construction projects currently in our database:

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Bid Phase:$95,457,573
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Bid Phase:$71,570,023

Dam Project Case Study in Kentucky

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Project Overview

Project Title:MCKEE DAM
Estimated Value:$1,822,750
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Project Type

Building Category:Dams
Work Type:New

Project Description:

Dams, Flood Control Construction Of A Class C Or High Hazard Structure (Floodwater Retarding Structure No. 3) In The City Of Mckee, Kentucky, Jackson County, This Project Consists Of An Earthfill Dam, Auxiliary Spillway, And Reinforced Concrete Principal Spillway Conduit & Appurtenances, The Major Items Of Work Are: Clearing, 1 Job; Clearing & Grubbing, 29.3 Acres; Pollution Control, 1 Job; Seeding, Temporary Cover, 7.5 Acres; Seeding & Mulching Permanent Cover 4.8 Acres; Seeding & Mulching Borrow Area, 26.1 Acres; Erosion Control Blanket, 1,486 SY; Mobilization & Demobilization, 1 Job; Removal Of Water, 1 Job; Excavation, Common, 26,125 CY; Excavation, Rock, 18,460 CY; Earthfill, Compaction Class A, 81,700 CY; Drainfill, Fine Filter No. 1, 1,675 CY; Drainfill, Coarse Filter No. 2, 80 CY; Rockfill, Compaction Class 1, 5,470 CY; Concrete, Class 4000, 113.2 CY; Steel Reinforcement, 14,826 Lbs; Pipe, Reinforced Concrete Pressure 30 Inch I.D., 272 LF; Pipe, Reinforced Concrete Pressure 18 Inch I.D., 50 LF; Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe, 4 Inch Dia (Perforated) 717 LF; Polyvinyl Chloride Pipe, 4 Inch Dia (Non-Perforated) 70 LF; Rock Riprap No. 1 Wave Berm, 130 CY; Rock Riprap No. 2 Outlet Channel, 148 CY; Slide Gate, 12 Inch X 12 Inch, 1 EA; Trash Racks, 1 Job; Manhole Cover, 1 Ea; Chain Link Fence, 48 LF; Contractor Quality Control, 1 Job; Geotextile (Nonwoven), 800 SY; Geotextile (Woven), 1,150 SY; Field Office, 1 Job