Corps seeks crane rehab at 402-MW Dworshak

The Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District seeks bids to rehabilitate two 350-ton bridge cranes at the 402-MW Dworshak Dam hydroelectric project, on the Clearwater River in Idaho. Bids are due March 10.

A site visit is planned Feb. 24. Those planning to attend must register by the day before the event at Internet site

Mechanical and structural tasks include the replacement of wire rope, motor couplings, bearings, the operator’s cab, and the operator’s controls; modification or replacement of mounting bases for motors and brakes; and supply of guardrails. The contractor is to engineer and design new system components. Electrical work is included.

The Corps estimates the work will cost from $1 million to $5 million. Dworshak began generating electricity in 1973. (HNN 2/25/08)

The solicitation is available from the Federal Business Opportunities’ website,, by entering the solicitation number W912EF09R0002 in the �Quick Search� box.

Bids are due March 10. For information, contact Jani Long, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, Contracting Division, 201 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7209; E-mail:

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