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Work to start in late summer or early fall: Corps awards $239,490 debris removal contract for Westville Lake, East Brimfield Lake project lands

Published Sept. 4, 2013

CONCORD, Mass. Debris and tree removal at the Westville Lake and East Brimfield Lake projects in Sturbridge and Southbridge, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $239,490.00 contract awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District.


Debris removal work will be accomplished by Cook Forest Products, Inc. of Upton, Mass. Work is scheduled to start in late summer or early fall and take about 5 months to complete. The contract was awarded on April 29, 2013.


The work consists of the clearing and removal of downed, broken, and bent tornado-damaged trees, stump grinding, and the removal of trees, broken and dead branches and debris. The debris is the result of a 2011 tornado and other storm damage.


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


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Tim Dugan

Release no. 2013-084