Port of Kalama closes bids for TEMCO Maintenance Dredging Project

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Bidding Process Closes with Two Bids; Goes Before Port of Kalama Commission on August 13

Port of Kalama

Bidding process closes with two bids; goes before Port of Kalama Commission on August 13

The Port of Kalama has received two bids on the TEMCO Maintenance Dredging Project. The apparent low bidder is HME Construction with a bid of $732,000.000 plus sales tax. The bids will be presented to the Port of Kalama Board of Commissioners at the next commission meeting on August 13, 2014.

Scope of Work: Maintenance dredging will include removal of approximately 60,000 cubic yards of dredged materials by either a hydraulic or mechanical dredge to depths between 43 feet and 48 feet relative to Columbia River Datum (CRD) as directed by the Port, with placement of dredged material into two in-water disposal sites. On-site construction will commence September 2nd, 2014. All in-water work must be completed prior to September 30, 2014.

About Port of Kalama – Where rail and water meet:
The Port of Kalama is located in Southwest Washington on the Columbia River and immediately off of Interstate Highway 5. The port exists to induce capital investment in an environmentally responsible manner to create jobs and to enhance public recreational opportunities. Port of Kalama's industrial area includes five miles of riverfront property adjacent to the 43' federally-maintained deep draft navigation channel of the Columbia River. The Port is served by the Burlington Northern/Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. There are over 20 industries located at the Port of Kalama, employing over 830 people. Port of Kalama offers all the superior facilities businesses need to thrive, and an unsurpassed quality of life. The port offers shovel ready sites, a new Industrial Park, state of the art Marine Terminals and transportation accessibility to rail and highway all just a 30 minute drive to the Portland International Airport. Port of Kalama also offers high-bandwidth communications, with dual access fiber-optic service to Seattle and Portland. Properties currently available at the port for businesses wishing to expand and thrive: Visit http://portofkalama.com/industrial_property.

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