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Shawmut Hydro Dam Shawmut Village, Maine Bancroft Contracting Corporation in conjunction with Kleinschmidt USA, designed and constructed a rubber bladder flashboard system for NextEra Energy on the Shawmut Dam at Shawmut Village on the Kennebec River.  The finished design called for three separate 240-foot long rubber bladders,...

Mill Hydro Penstock Relining Millinocket, Maine Bancroft Contracting re-built 400 linear feet of the Number 4 Penstock at the Mill Hydro hydroelectric facility in Millinocket, Maine for Brookfield Power of Gatineau, Quebec.  The Number 4 Penstock is one of six similar penstocks on the site, each feeding...

Weybridge Station Upgrades - Vermont Weybridge, Vermont In 2016 and 2017 Bancroft Contracting undertook significant upgrades to Green Mountain Power's Weybridge Station in Weybridge, Vermont.  Scope of the project included significant upgrades to the intake gate structures, trash racks, and forebay.  In addition Bancroft mechanical crews installed...

St. Croix Tissue Baileyville, Maine Late in 2014 St. Croix Tissue LLC committed to install two new tissue production machines at its mill in Baileyville, Maine.  Starting January 2015 Bancroft Contracting constructed building foundations and erected building structural steel for a 61,000 square-foot industrial building, 85 feet...

Penobscot Region Twin Hydroelectric Generating Facilities Penobscot County, Maine In just over 12 months, beginning October 2012, Bancroft Contracting Corporation constructed twin hydroelectric generating facilities on the Stillwater River in Penobscot County, Maine. The facilities were part of a groundbreaking regional negotiation balancing environmental concerns with the need...

Hydro-Kennebec Fish Passage Waterville, Maine Starting July 5, 2016 Bancroft began construction of an 11-million-dollar upstream fish passage facility for Brookfield Renewable Power.  The new fish passage is located on the east bank of the Kennebec river just downstream of the Hydro-Kennebec Dam which spans the river...