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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation is seeking a concessionaire to provide commercial services at Goose Bay Marina and Campground on Canyon Ferry Reservoir in Montana, scheduled to reopen next year after major facilities construction during the last two seasons, the Helena Independent Record reported.

In September 2014, Reclamation awarded a $6.9 million contract to “modernize” Goose Bay. Construction included developing a marina with a store, fuel, showers, flush toilets, RV dump stations, potable water, campsites, wastewater systems, accessible docks and landscaping. The 65-acre site, located about 15 miles north of Townsend along the eastern shore of Canyon Ferry, was closed for the 2015 season during construction.

“We are very pleased to see the final pieces of the modernization project coming together,” Area Manager Steve Davies said in a statement. “The Montana Area Office appreciates the public’s patience as we have moved forward with improvements to the Goose Bay Marina and Campground. I expect visitors to the site will find there is a vastly different experience with modern facilities and updated infrastructure, as well as areas that retain less developed characteristics that some campers prefer.”

Information for prospective concessionaires is available at www.usbr.gov/gp/mtao/canyonferry/goosebay/ and a prebid site visit is planned for 1 p.m. Jan. 12.

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