Cleveland Mine Safeguard Project
The Cleveland Mine Safeguard Project is located seven miles north of Silver City, Grant County, New Mexico. The project area (see Figures 1 and 2) is in the Pinos Altos Mining District on 53 acres of private land in Sections 35 and 36, Township 16 South, Range 14 West, and Sections 1 and 2, Township 17 South and Range 14 West (USGS 7.5’ Fort Bayard and Silver City Quadrangle).
This project involved the following work:
- Backfilling three mine shafts using mine waste and other nearby material
- Backfilling 11 mine adits using mine waste and other nearby material
- Collapsing three rock arches/adits
- Partially backfilling a stope complex to within 7’ of the top of the stope
- Construction of a bat gate, with a hinged door inside an adit
- Construction of a concrete wall with a metal grating over five shafts
- Construction of a metal grating inside of one shaft
- Construction of a CMP/PUF Plug at two shafts
- Construction of a PUF plug with rock cover at three shafts
- Construction of a PUF plug with a grouted rock face at one adit
- Seeing of all areas disturbed by construction.
You may link to the all Specifications and Maps below.
|Cleveland Mine Safeguard Project: Contract and Specifications|
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Images of the Project
|Year Completed: 2013
Project Engineer: John Guranich P.E./John Kretzmann, P.E.
Project Manager: Randall Armijo