Projects in Design/Construction


Cabinet Gorge Hatchery:  A project to repair 50 of the 64 of the outside concrete raceways (concrete repair) has been bid.  This is a FY17 funded project scheduled for summer of 2017.  A Public Works Licensed Contractor has begun the work and should be complete by end of August 2017.

Gene Day Pond Phase 2:  A project to complete the fishing pond in Osburn, Id has been bid and awarded. The project start has been delayed due to winter conditions and park work windows due to use. The project is to be completed by October 31, 2017.

CDA WMA Bunkhouse:  A project to construct a bunkhouse with water and septic on the Coeur d’Alene WMA has been bid and awarded to a Public Works Licensed Contractor.  The project is to be completed by September 2017.



Winchester Dam:  All scheduled repairs have been completed.



MK Nature Center:  A project to do a minor repair on the pressure irrigation system has been completed.

MK Nature Center:  A project to add 588 square feet on to the existing Visitor Center has been awarded to a Public Works Licensed Contractor.  Construction to get started in July and be complete by end of October, 2017.

Southwest Regional Office:  IDFG is working with several entities to acquire a lease contract for a new Regional Office Complex near the Garrity Interchange in Canyon County.  An RFP for lease space is being advertised for this new facility with RFP proposals due to the state by mid-July, 2017.

Fort Boise Shop:  A project to construct a shop building at the Fort Boise WMA headquarters is in the construction stage.  Construction is 95% complete but completion has been delayed by high river/ground water conditions. Construction will be completed by the end of August 2017.

Wilson Springs Ponds:  A project to remove sediment by suction dredging method from Trophy Pond, North Pond, and South Pond.  Actual dredging of ponds is complete.  Remaining work is to restore settling basin upon its drying, seeding disturbed areas, and other miscellaneous punch list items.  Anticipate final completion in August 2017.

Montour WMA Water Control:  A project to replace two existing water control structures at the Montour WMA.  IDFG crew has completed 50% of the project but had to stop due to high river conditions. The IDFG crew will resume work July 17 and complete project by July 28.

Nampa Hatchery:  Raceway repairs.  Work to rehabilitate all raceways at hatchery.  Work includes dewatering, cleaning raceways, tilting upright 5 raceway walls, repair cracks, spall repair, and epoxy paint.  Project has been awarded to Contractor.  Start date is July 10, 2017.  Estimated completion is late winter 2017.

Map Rock:  Boating access site on the Snake River.  The project is to replace concrete ramp, enlarge parking area by grading and placing gravel, place gravel on roads to site, install ADA parking pad adjacent to existing vault toilet, install new vault restroom at the north end of site, and install wire and cable fencing.  Grant approval and permits are pending.  Anticipate construction by F&G crew in late-summer/fall of 2017.

Bugle Basin Barn (Andrus WMA):  A project to address foundation issues is in the design stage.

Roberts Access:  A project to improve the failing end of the boat ramp at Roberts Access is in the design phase.  Construction by the F&G crew is planned for FY18.



Hagerman Hatchery Septic System:  Project to replace sewage lagoon with pressurized subsurface septic system.  All components have been installed and pressurized system is operational.  Remaining work is to replace asphalt on roadway, fill in lagoon upon it drying out, and reseed all disturbed areas.  Anticipate completion in September 2017.

Mormon Reservoir:  Project to add (6) floating docks, replace outhouse and construct an ADA compliant sidewalk has been designed and approved.  IDFG crew has built the docks and gangway. The IDFG crew has begun work onsite and will complete the project by July 12.

Hagerman Hatchery Covers:  Project to install a structural cover over Tucker Raceways 1 through 8 has been bid and awarded to a Public Works Licensed Contractor.  The project includes installing covers over the Tucker Springs inlet area.  Construction to be completed by November 11, 2017.

Lava Point Ramp (Magic Res):  Project to improve the failing concrete ramp at Lava Point is in the design stage. Construction by the IDFG Engineering Crew is scheduled for August of 2017.



American Falls Hatchery:  Project to purchase a pre-fab modular home, construct foundations, and install all utilities for the residence.  This includes constructing a garage to be used by occupants.  Foundation has been constructed and Modular home has been set.  Utilities are being installed.  Anticipate home to be ready for occupancy in August 2017.  - Garage for residence has begun.  Anticipate completion in August 2017.



South Fork Teton Access:  A project to construct a boat ramp and gravel parking area. Engineering plans are completed and permits have been obtained. Construction is on hold.

Tex Cr WMA:  Project to construct foundations and assemble kit for a 50’ x 100’ open sided building for parking equipment out of the weather.  Concrete foundations are complete.  Erecting steel building on foundation is complete.

Tex Cr WMA:  A project to construct (replace) approximately 8 mile of fence (lost during the 2016 fire) has been delayed until Fall of 2017.

Mackay Hatchery: 

  • Project to purchase pre-fab modular home, construct foundation, construct septic system, drill new well, install pump, and install all utilities for the residence.  Contractors are hired to build foundation and perform utility work starting in July 2017.  Anticipate delivery of home in August 2017 with occupancy expected in September 2017.
  • Garage for residence.  Contractor has begun construction of garage. Anticipate completion of garage in mid-July.
  • Raceway repairs.  Work to rehabilitate all raceways at hatchery.  Work includes repair cracks, spall repair, replace wall sections, and epoxy paint.  Contractor selected through bid process.  Work to begin July 10th.  Due to multiple work windows, anticipate completion of all work by Spring 2018. 

Bates Bridge Ramp:  A project to construct a boat ramp and gravel parking area. Project is in the design stage. Construction scheduled for August 2017.

Market Lake WMA Shop:  A project to construct an addition to the Market Lake WMA Shop has been awarded to a Public Works Licensed Contractor.  Construction is scheduled to start in July and be complete by end of November 2017.



Upper Salmon Basin Fish Habitat Improvements:  The region is working with consultants to design and construct stream restoration projects throughout the Upper Salmon Basin.

Redfish Lake Creek Sockeye collection facility:  A design/build contract has been signed.  Design and permitting is completed.  Construction planned for July-Oct, 2017.