Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Project, Phase 7A
The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is currently undergoing Phase 7A of the Owens Lake Dust Mitigation Project. During this phase, the work will include a combined implementation of shallow flooding, hybrid vegetation and irrigation, and gravel techniques to address dust over a total area of 6.1 square miles. New visitor access features will also be constructed on the site for the first time. Related work includes the construction of pedestrian turnouts, habitat viewing areas and approximately 2 miles of pedestrian raised walkways. The 15-month phase is scheduled for completion by June 2015.
Location: Keeler, CA
Client: City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
Project Cost: $165 million
KDG currently serves as the prime construction manager during Phase 7A of the Owens Lake Dust Mitigation project. Our dedicated project team consists of resident engineers, inspectors, project control staff, technical specialists and safety professionals. KDG works in conjunction with LADWP to coordinate and supervise all construction activities. Our staff is also responsible for schedule and cost control of the construction contract, as well as processing change orders, pay applications and tracking construction progress. Our quality assurance and safety staff oversee all onsite quality inspection supervision, site safety, reporting and monitoring of the contractor’s quality control program.