Released On: August 28, 2003
In September, the contractor will begin assembling construction equipment at the work site People who use the American River canyon for recreation should obey signs posted in the construction area for their own protection.
Nearby residents can expect sporadic increased truck traffic as the Project gets under way. Project neighbors can call 800-742-9474 and press "25" to get information or leave a voice message concerning the Project. All voice messages will be returned promptly.
The Project includes building the pump station, pipelines, roads, and reconstructing a channel in the dry portion of the American River. Reclamation awarded the contractor a $16,974,135 contract for construction of Phase 1 of the Project. Work is expected to be completed in 2005.
For additional information, please call David Jones in Reclamation's Public Affairs Office at 916-978-5108, TDD 916-978-5608.
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