Projects in Design/Construction


Cabinet Gorge Hatchery: A project to repair 14 of the 64 outside concrete raceways (concrete repair) is scheduled for summer 2018. 

Gene Day Pond Phase 2: A project to complete the fishing pond in Osburn has been bid and awarded. The project has been started. Construction has been shut down for winter. Construction will resume in spring and be completed by June, 2018.

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 contractor has started. The project is to be completed by March 2018.


No current Pubic works Projects.


Fort Boise Shop: A project to construct a shop building at the Fort Boise WMA headquarters is in the construction stage.  Construction is 99% complete. Working on the final punch list items.

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.  Settling basin has been filled in and covered with top soil.  Remaining work is to seed all disturbed areas by F&G Region by late-February 2018.

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.  Contractor began work in mid-July 2017.  Anticipate completion in early 2018.

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.  New vault restroom and both parking lots are complete.  Anticipate construction of remaining work by Contractor in early spring 2018.

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

Boise River WMA: 

  • Final stage of wildlife fencing along Hwy 21 near Lucky Peak Reservoir.  Project to install deer crossing guard across Spring Shores Road, Install 5 wildlife jumpouts, and install woven wire on existing posts.  Anticipate work in spring and summer 2018.
  • Construct shop/office building at WMA Headquarters.  Project is currently being designed.  Anticipate construction in spring/summer 2018.


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 fill in lagoon upon it drying out, and reseed all disturbed areas.  Anticipate completion in Spring 2018.

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  has started and is to be completed by February 2018.

Lava Point Ramp (Magic Res): Project to improve the failing concrete ramp at Lava Point has been designed. Anticipate contracting this work to a Public Works Licensed contractor in FY18.


American Falls Hatchery:

  • Project to purchase a pre-fab modular home, construct foundations, and install all utilities for the residence.  Modular home is complete and is occupied.
  • Garage for residence is complete.

Eagle Rock Boat Access site: Project to repair gravel road to site.  Work includes excavation, grading, fill material, drain ditches, culvert, then placing and compacting surface gravel.  TOPO survey has been complete.  Design in progress. Region in process of obtaining easements for work on road from Idaho Dept. of Lands and Bureau of Reclamation.  Anticipate construction in Summer 2018.


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: 

  • A project to construct (replace) approximately 8 mile of fence (lost during the 2016 fire) has been delayed until Spring of 2018.
  • A project to plant approximately 140,000 sagebrush seedlings has been completed.

Mackay Hatchery: Raceway Repairs on Small and Hole Raceways.  Work includes crack repairs, spall repairs, concrete replacement and epoxy painting.  Currently in design phase.  Anticipate construction during available work windows in late-summer and fall 2018.

Bates Bridge Ramp: A project to construct a boat ramp and gravel parking area. Construction start scheduled for Spring 2018.

Market Lake WMA Shop: A project to construct an addition to the Market Lake WMA Shop has been completed.

Mud Lake WMA Shop: A project to construct a new shop on the WMA is in the design stage.  Anticipate contracting for this work spring of 2018.


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 has started. Construction of in stream work is complete. Upland work to be completed in spring 2018.