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Corps of Engineers awards contract for Recreation Area improvements at Cape Cod Canal in Bourne

Published Sept. 22, 2017

CONCORD, Mass. Recreation Area Improvements to the Cape Cod Canal in Bourne, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $96,000.00 contract recently issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.


Work will be accomplished by Champion Maintenance Contractors, Inc., of Rye, New York. Once a notice to proceed is issued by the Corps of Engineers construction will be authorized to start. Once construction starts work should be completed within 60 days. The contract was awarded on Aug. 3, 2017.


The work consists of all labor, equipment and materials to complete site improvement work at the Herring Run Recreation Area. Work in area A will include installing a new walkway and removing two existing park benches and one concrete pad, six picnic tables and one waste receptacle. It will include installing one new park bench, one waste receptacle, six picnic tables, and one bicycle rack with a new concrete pad.


Work in area B will include removing nine existing benches, seven picnic tables, and one waste receptacle. It will include installing nine new park benches, seven new picnic tables and one waste receptacle. Work in area C will include removing four existing benches, five picnic tables, and four waste receptacles. It will include installing five new park benches, one new concrete pad, five new picnic tables, and four new waste receptacles.


The project will be managed by the Corps of Engineers and all work will be accomplished under the supervision of a Corps’ Quality Assurance Representative to assure compliance with contract requirements.


For more information about the Cape Cod Canal visit the website at:

http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/CapeCodCanal.aspx. A map is available at http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/MassachusettsProjects.aspx.


For more information about contract solicitations for work or contract awards visit the website at: http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/BusinessWithUs/Contracting.aspx.


For general information about District projects and activities visit the website at: http://www.nae.usace.army.mil/. The website for information about Small Business opportunities is:


Tim Dugan

Release no. 17-103