Las Vegas – Lake Mead Intake No. 3 Connector Tunnel


Las Vegas

Lake Mead Intake No. 3 Connector Tunnel

Renda Pacific

This project for the Southern Nevada Water Authority was given NTP in May 2009 and is nearing completion. The job consists of 35,000 cu yd surface bulk excavation, grading and rip rap; excavation of a 450-ft deep, 26-ft diameter shaft; excavation of 2,700 ft of up to 20-ft high, 20-ft wide modified horseshoe shaped tunnel; and installation of two pre-fabricated steel bulkheads.

The original $52.5 million contract was recently modified to include a $12.2 million change order in order for the contractor to make a connection to Intake Pumping Station No. 1. The modified date for substantial completion is March 31, 2014, with final completion scheduled for May 31, 2014.

Key Project Personnel: Renda Pacific: General Manager: Michael Cash; Renda Project Manager: Joseph Savage; Project Superintendent: Rick Leever; Shift Supervisors: David Prince, Wendell Heeter. SNWA Project Manager: Erika Moonin; SNWA Construction Manager: Jerry Ostberg, SNWA Assistant Construction Manager: Noah Hoefs. Parsons is serving as construction manager. Information: Jerry Ostberg, (702) 567-4925.

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