Queen of the Guadalupes Mine Safeguard Project

The Queen of the Guadalupes Mine Safeguard Project is located 38 miles southwest of the city of Carlsbad in Eddy County, New Mexico. The project area (see Figure 2) is on public land. The area is located on the El Paso Gap and Gunsight Canyon, New Mexico, USGS 7.5’ quadrangle maps and is situated in Section 1, Township 26 South, Range 21 East, New Mexico Principal Meridian.This project involves the following work:

  • Backfilling one shaft using mine waste material;
  • Construction of a bat cupola with corrugated steel pipe riser and polyurethane foam plug at one shaft;
  • Seeding of all areas disturbed by construction.

Note the time restrictions for closure of some of the mine features as detailed in Table II of Division 2.

Demobilization shall be conducted in such a manner to ensure that the Contractor leaves all project areas in as good or better condition than before disturbance.

Addendum No. 1 - This project will use Davis-Bacon wage rates

You may link to the all Specifications and Maps below.

Specifications Queen of the Guadalupes abandoned mine feature
Figures and maps
Figure #1 Figure #5
Figure #2 Figure #6
Figure #3 Figure #7
Figure #4

Sealed bid opening:
ITB No. 00-521-00-05158

Low Bidder's List

DATE: Wednesday, May 5, 2010
TIME: 10:00 a.m.



Pre-Bid Conference LOCATION: Wendell Chino Building, 3rd Floor Mining and Minerals Division, Conference Room. 1220 South St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM. 87505.

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General Services Department
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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: Randall Armijo
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