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Volume 40 - Issue 5 - February 4, 2021

State of Kansas

Department of Agriculture
Division of Conservation

Notice to Contractors

Name and Location of project

Dam Improvements for Whitewater River Watershed Detention Dam No. SP-8 owned by Whitewater River Watershed Joint District No. 22, located in the SE 1/4 of Section 3, Township 24 South, Range 4 East, Butler County, Kansas.

The work will consist of the replacement of all steel structures of the principal spillway with concrete structures and associated site protection and restoration work. Replacement items include, spillway pipe, drawdown pipe inlet, riser structure, and anti-seep diaphragms.

A site showing is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. (CST) February 16, 2021 (with an alternative weather date of 2:00 p.m. (CST) February 18, 2021). A meeting place for travel to the site showing will be provided to contractors who request a bid packet.

Bid Receipt and Opening

Sealed bids will be received by the USDA Service Center at 2503 Enterprise, Suite B, El Dorado, Kansas until 4:30 p.m. (CST) February 23, 2021.

The bid opening will occur at 2:00 p.m. (CST) February 25, 2021 at the USDA Service at 2503 Enterprise, Suite B, El Dorado, Kansas. At this time, the bid opening will not be open to the public for public health reasons. Attendance to the bid opening is planned to be available via conference call or remote meeting format. More information will be provided at the site showing.

A copy of the Invitation to Bid, plans, and specifications can be reviewed at the USDA Service Center at 2503 Enterprise, Suite B, El Dorado, Kansas and obtained from MKEC Engineering, Inc. via email at There will be no charge to obtain plans and specifications from MKEC Engineering, Inc. or the Whitewater River Watershed Joint District No. 22. USDA Service Center telephone: 316-320-3554, MKEC Engineering, Inc., phone 316-684-9600

Please contact Hakim Saadi, P.E., Watershed Programs Manager at 785-291-3099 or with questions pertaining to the project above.

Andrew Lyon
Executive Director

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