Army Corps of Engineers Awards Contract Pier House Repairs

Published March 1, 2011

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District awarded a contract to repair pier houses at Dams 16, 17, 21 and 22 in the cities of Illinois City, Quincy and New Boston, Ill.; as well as New London, Mo.


The contract, which totals $648,300, was awarded to Lamar Construction, Inc. of Edwards, Ill. The contractor will repair four to five pier houses at each dam, removing parapet flashing and the built up roof down to the concrete plank deck. The work will also involve replacing damaged concrete planks and the installation of a new single ply membrane roofing system and parapet flashing.


Work on the project began Feb. 28 and is scheduled for completion by the end of November. More information about this project can be found on the web at:

Release no. 11-03-08