CONCORD, Mass. – Repainting and
de-leading of the Service Bridge at East Brimfield Dam in Sturbridge, Mass., will
be completed under the terms of a $150,500.00 contract recently awarded by the
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by
The Aulson Company, LLC of Methuen, Mass. The contract was awarded on April 15,
Work will consist of completely de-leading and
painting of the following components of the bridge: superstructure, to include
bearing points; expansion joint cover plate at junction of dam crest road and
service bridge road; embedded angle joint at junction of service bridge road
and intake tower; exterior doors at intake tower entrance and door frame (both
inside and outside); and utility conduit that is attached to side of
superstructure of bridge.
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
East Brimfield Lake dam on the Quinebaug River
in Sturbridge was constructed at a cost of $7.1 million. The 520-foot-long,
55-foot-high dam can impound a 29,900-acre-foot reservoir, which is equivalent
to 9.7 billion gallons of water. Since it was placed in operation in 1960, it
has prevented damages of $132.2 million. The reservoir area offers fine
recreational opportunities, including swimming, picnicking, fishing, hunting,
canoeing, boating, and nature study, and attracts more than 124,000 visitors
For details on East Brimfield Lake visit the
website at: www.nae.usace.army.mil/Missions/Recreation/EastBrimfieldLake.aspx.
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