The US Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Engineering (USFWS), Dam Safety branch, has awarded URS Corporation an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide dam safety services.

Under the terms of the contract, and as specific task orders are issued, URS will provide the USFWS with various engineering services that include:

• Safety evaluation of existing dams.

• Rehabilitation, reconstruction, and/or modification to resolve dam safety deficiencies.

• New construction design.

• Other associated work.

The five-year contract has a maximum aggregate value of US$10M.

USFWS operates approximately 200 dams and facilities associated with fish and wildlife conservation, and the Dam Safety branch is responsible for establishing, managing and overseeing USFWS’ dam safety programme.