Cerrillos Central/Bonanza Creek Mine Safeguard Project - Phase I

The Cerrillos Central/Bonanza Creek Mine Safeguard Project - Phase I area is located north of the town of Cerrillos, approximately 16 miles southwest of the city of Santa Fe, in Santa Fe County, New Mexico. The project area (see Figures 1 and 2) is on BLM and private land in Sections 15, 19, 20, 21, 29 and 30 of Township 15 North, Range 8 East.

This project involves the following work:

  • Backfilling of 33 mine openings using mine waste and other nearby material;
  • Construction of a bat gate inside a corrugated steel pipe culvert at two adits;
  • Construction of horizontal bat compatible closure with corrugated steel pipe riser and polyurethane foam at one shaft;
  • Construction of bat cupola with concrete collar at one shaft;
  • Fencing four mine shafts;
  • Closure of temporary construction access roads;
  • Seeding of all areas disturbed by construction, including temporary construction access roads.

Cerrillos Bonanza Creek Draft Environmental Assessment

Specifications, maps and figures are provided below.

Cerrillos Central/Bonanza Creek Mine Safeguard Project - Phase I
Cerrillos Bonanza Creek Div 1-2 11-22-10
Cerrillos Bonanza Creek Div 3 10-29-10
Cerrillos Bonanza Creek Div 5 10-29-10
Cerrillos Bonanza Creek Div 13 10-29-10
Addendum #01
Addendum #02

Figures and maps
Figure #1 Figure #5 Figure #9
Figure #2 Figure #6 Figure #10
Figure #3 Figure #7 Figure #11
Figure #4 Figure #8
Pre-bid map on Topo.pdf Pre-bid map on Ortho.pdf

Images of the Project

Cerrillos Central Photo AML 2-99.JPG Cerrillos Central Photo AML 4-35 view 2.JPG Cerrillos Central AML 4-35.JPG

Examples of Similar Structures

Bat Cupola Horizontal Bat Gate Horizontal Bat Gate
Horizontal Bat Gate Culvert with Bat Gate Culvert with Bat Gate

Attention Please: The pre-bid and bid opening dates have been
DATE: Monday, December 20, 2010 @ 10:00 am
Location: At the La Cienega exit of I-25 NM, Exit No. 271 (south side of highway). Interested parties will tour many of the project sites from this location with AML Program Staff.


Sealed bid opening:
ITB No. 10-521-00-5269
DATE: Friday, January 7, 2011 @ 2:00 pm

Bidder's List


BID DOCUMENT (Complete Bid Document with Addendum) - Please follow instructions below:
1. Please READ all information in project manual before submitting a bid.
2. Upon entering all your data into form do a "SAVE AS" and save into your computer if you wish to save document.
3. To print click on the FILE tab then arrow down to PRINT.
4. Sign form and mail to:
General Services Department
Purchasing Division
P.O. Box 6850
Santa Fe, NM 87502
(505) 827-0472


NOTE: Administrative questions and/or comments, contact:Dina Vigil @ 505.476.3430 or e-mail

Technical questions and/or comments, contact:Mike Tompson @ 505.476.3427 or e-mail

Post-construction Information
Year Completed:
Cost: $

Project Engineer: Mike Tompson, P.E.
Project Manager: Raymond Rodarte
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