New Headquarters Update: Construction is progressing on our new building and it is looking really great. We should be moved into our new building by June 1st.
Northbank Civil and Marine, Inc. was just awarded the Lower Granite Dam PIT Tag Monitoring Installation Design-Build project for $5,711,972. Design will start immediately and onsite work is scheduled to begin in September 2018.
Work consists of modifying spillbay 1 and installing 11 new PIT Tag monitoring antennas (to monitor juvenile fish passage) into the spillway ogee. Requires partial concrete demolition of the spillway ogee and embedding the new antennas into the concrete and pouring concrete over the top. Also includes installation of the monitoring building, equipment and control system next to the spillbay.
Northbank has been contracted to provide and install a new 100 kW backup generator enclosed in a new pre-engineered building at Blue River Dam in Blue River, OR. The new generator building will house the primary distribution panels for the service feed and will provide the Intake Water Tower Regulating Outlet Motors and the Dam’s Spillway Gates with power. Major construction activities include: New Electrical Ductbank, Design and Install Concrete Foundation and Apron, Design and Install CMU Wall, Install High Security Fence, New Electrical and Control Panels and related equipment, and Old Equipment Demolition. Construction is slated to begin Spring 2018 and will be completed late Summer 2018.
This design-build project will involves the installation of a 1000 square foot locker room inside an existing dam. Features of work include steel structure installation, plumbing, electrical, HVAC systems, and finishes. NCM has subcontracted with two design firms to complete the plans and specifications for the project. Design and substantial completion will occur within a short six month window.
This $2.9 million project involves designing and installing three components- Increase the flow rate of the air stream, increase the cleanliness of the outdoor air drawn into the powerhouse, and achieve more effective pressurization of the powerhouse. Design has begun and the onsite work will start in February 2019.
This is a $4.7 million project that includes removing and installing new low voltage and medium voltage motor control centers and large unwatering & drainage pumps, and installation of an oil water separator system all inside the powerhouse at Lower Monumental Dam. On site work is set to start in October of 2018 and scheduled to be completed by Spring of 2019.
On February 4, 2016, Northbank Civil and Marine was awarded the Minto Fish Facility Follow-on Contract for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District.
On February 1, 2016, Northbank Civil and Marine was selected by the US Army Corps of Engineers on a best value basis for The Dalles Navigational Lock Upstream Gate Replacement, Controls Upgrade, and Downstream Gate Gudgeon Replacement. The total value of the project is $11,917,300. The project will occur during the extended navigational lock outage that is scheduled from December 12, 2016 through March 20, 2017.
The upstream gate replacement consists of removal of the old upstream gate, fabrication and installation of a new upstream gate, replacement of the gate anchorage system, and replacement of the gate operating machinery and controls. The downstream gate work includes replacement of the gudgeons, quoin and miter block adjustments, diagonal tensioning, seal replacement, and installation of an impressed current cathodic protection system. The controls upgrade includes upgrades of the navigational lock’s control system and installation of a new power distribution system.
On January 21, 2016, Northbank Civil and Marine was awarded the Lower Monumental Dam Tainter Valve Trunnion Pin Assembly Replacement project for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District.