North Wind, Incorporated was awarded a recent contract from EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc., to perform excavation and restoration on the North Ridge Estates Superfund Site Operable Unit 1 in Klamath Falls, Oregon. The project is being featured by the Herald and News in a series of articles, the first appearing on Sunday, July 17, 2016.
Herald and News: “Legacy of asbestos: North Ridge home owners prepare for start of Superfund site cleanup.” To view the complete article and to learn more about this superfund site, click here: http://www.heraldandnews.com/news/local_news/legacy-of-asbestos/article_…
“North Wind is proud to be a part of this important cleanup project,” Kimberley Kearney, Project Manager.
North Wind’s portion of the project is scheduled to be completed over three separate construction seasons, starting in the summer of 2016 and ending in late fall of 2018, with an estimated total contract value of $23 million. The construction crews are not able to work in the winter months when the ground is frozen.
Each construction season, the North Wind, Inc. team will perform services including clearing and grubbing, excavation, hauling and placement of approximately 320,000 cubic yards of impacted soil to on-site repositories. This amount of soil will fill more than 123 Olympic sized swimming pools. These repositories will be capped and covered in a way that is fully protective of human health.The team will also demolish, remove and reconstruct residential ancillary structures, such as decks, septic systems, sheds, driveways and sidewalks.
EA Engineering, Science and Technology, Inc. (EA), holds an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Response Action Contract 3 (RAC 3) contract with EPA Region 9 to support remedial response, enforcement oversight and non-time critical removal activities. EA provides environmental, compliance, natural resources, and infrastructure engineering and management solutions to a wide range of government and industrial clients.
North Wind is one of the nation’s leading small businesses providing engineering, construction, environmental, and technical services to federal and state agencies and private industry. Founded in 1997, North Wind has grown to a group of companies that employs more than 720 scientific, engineering, management and professional personnel. Since 2010, North Wind has been a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cook Inlet Region, Inc., an Alaska Native Corporation. North Wind is headquartered in Idaho Falls, Idaho, and operates from 20 office locations throughout the country.
For more information, visit the North Wind web site at www.northwindgrp.com.