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Montana company gets contract to removal Elwha River dams starting in September 2011

A Bozeman, Mont., company has been given the $26.9 million contract to remove the Elwha and Glines Canyon dams on the Elwha River.

The National Park Service’s Denver Service Center just announced Barnard Construction Co. has been awarded the $26,939,800 contract.

Dam removal will begin approximately 13 months from now, in September 2011.

“This is a historic moment,” Olympic National Park Superintendent Karen Gustin said in a news release. “With award of this contact, we begin the countdown to the largest dam removal and one of the largest restoration projects in U.S. history.”

The contract includes removal of

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