Lake McQueeney Dam Construction Update – December 22, 2023

December 22, 2023

The Board of Directors for Lake McQueeney Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 (LMWCID 1 or the District) would like to provide residents an update on the work performed so far at the dam for the Lake McQueeney Spillgate Replacement and Dam Armoring Project.

Schedule Status

  • Contract substantial completion – August 20, 2025 (includes 63 days for concrete wing wall removal)

Current Work Status

  • Trestle work bridge has been completed
  • All cofferdam materials are delivered and staged
  • Cofferdam waler has been assembled
  • Mussel relocation has been completed, allowing Bay 1 excavation to start
  • Electrical demolition has begun

Next Step Work Items

  • Bay 1 cofferdam sheet pile installation
    • Dewater Bay 1 cofferdam
    • Bay 1 cofferdam excavation

Change Orders

  • McQueeney No. 1 – Concrete wingwall removal – Sundt submitted final proposal 11/2/23
  • McQueeney No. 3 – UPS extended duration – Executed 11/28/23
  • McQueeney No. 4 – Fill voids at South retaining wall – Pending GBRA review
  • McQueeney No. 5 – Soil anchor design – Cost proposal pending submission

This update does not include updated images from the contractor, but it is anticipated the January update will have images to showcase.

If residents have additional questions regarding the Lake McQueeney Spillgate Replacement and Dam Armoring Project, please use the “Contact Us” form on the District website.

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