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  • July

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for Phase 5 Stilling Basin of the Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance Mega-Project

    Recently the Huntington District celebrated the beginning of the Phase 5 Stilling Basin of the
  • March

    Bluestone PDT Achieves Milestone

    Bluestone PDT achieves another major milestone with the issuance of the Notice to Proceed for the Phase 5 Contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Bluestone Dam Project Delivery Team issued a Notice to Proceed (NTP) to Brayman Construction Corporation on their $319.6 million contract on March 24, 2020.
  • January

    Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance PH5 Stilling Basin Contract Award

    The Huntington District continues to execute by moving forward with the $319 million award of the final phase of construction on Bluestone Dam to Brayman Construction. The contract was awarded on Jan. 23, 2020.Supplemental Program.
  • December

    Bluestone Dam Final Anchor Ribbon Cutting

    A ceremony to celebrate the installation of the final anchors in the Bluestone Dam on the New River at Hinton, W.Va., took place Dec. 7, 2018. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its Phase 4 contractor are finalizing the installation of 278 high strength steel strand anchors in the spillway and non-overflow monoliths. Nearly 500 total anchors have been installed to date, which help increase the dam’s flood storage capacity. This represents a significant investment to an important piece of West Virginia infrastructure which helps reduce flood hazards to the entire New and Kanawha River valleys, all the way through Charleston and to the Point Pleasant and beyond on the Ohio River. To date, Bluestone Dam has helped reduced flood damages in excess of $5 billion
  • June

    ​LRD Commanding General Visits Bluestone Dam

    BG (P) Toy, Commanding General, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division visited Bluestone Dam to gain a greater appreciation of the current status of the Bluestone Dam Safety Assurance (DSA) Mega Project and tour Bluestone Dam and its active construction sites. He was able to develop a better understanding and give support for implementation of procured work as well as Phase 5 as approved by a 2017 Dam Safety Modification Report Supplement (DSMRS).
  • May

    Bluestone Dam Tours

    So far more than 550 visitors have toured the Bluestone Dam, including local students. In the photo, Dean Bonifacio ‎shares some information with young visitors about the history of the dam and how it protects those living downstream.
  • USACE Deputy Commanding General visits Bluestone Dam

    MG Jackson, USACE Deputy Commanding General for Civil Works and Emergency Operations, visited Bluestone Dam to learn more about its operations and the ongoing Dam Safety Assurance (DSA) Mega Project.