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For Release:  August 3, 2007                                                             
Contact:  Stephen Razo 951-697-5217; email: srazo@ca.blm.gov

BLM Announces Sale of Rock and Sand from Imperial County Parcels

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is offering for sale by competitive bidding, up to 2,000,000 tons of construction aggregate from four sites on public land in Imperial County, California. The sale will be held on Thursday, August 23, 2007.  A contract will be awarded to the highest bidder for each site.  Some of the sites will allow crushing and processing operations.  This is the first aggregate sale for BLM in California since 2001.

The highest bidder will be required to complete all necessary environmental studies and obtain all necessary permits before the contract will become effective. Bidders must be authorized to transact business in California and Arizona.

 All prospective bidders and interested parties are advised to inspect the bid offer and contract terms and stipulations, and obtain additional information concerning these sales from the BLM El Centro Field Office, 1661 South Fourth Street, El Centro, California  92243, 

Aggregate is the base material for making concrete and asphalt needed to build homes, roads, offices and warehouses in ever-growing Southern California. 
For further information contact the Buzz Todd at (760) 337-4427, or visit the website for this sale at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/elcentro.html/zzz

Last updated: 08-28-2007