U.S. extends bid date for gate roller chains at 142-MW Dardanelle

LITTLE ROCK, Ark., U.S. 2/28/12 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to fabricate and deliver intake gate roller chains for six penstock headgates at the 142-MW Dardanelle hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas. Bids now are due March 9.

The Corps’ Little Rock District previously called for bids by Jan. 18. It took bids in June for programming and upgrades of the supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system at Dardanelle. The Dardanelle project has four generating units that began operation in 1965.

The Corps now seeks bids to supply components for each gate including 214 rollers, 214 pins, 428 link plates, 428 retaining rings, 856 Teflon washers, and additional components. Shop assembly of the 12 chains is required prior to shipping for installation by the government.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127S12B0002 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due March 9. For information, contact Velma Jones, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, Little Rock, 700 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 72201; (1) 501-340-1263; Fax: (1) 501-324-5196; E-mail: velma.j.jones@usace.army.mil.

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U.S. extends bid date for acoustic units at four dams in Northwest

WALLA WALLA, Wash., U.S. 11/10/11 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids from small businesses to supply acoustic release and control units for four hydroelectric projects in the Pacific Northwest. Bids now are due Nov. 30.

The Corps’ Walla Walla District originally called for bids by Nov. 17. The district took information in October on contractors able to perform fish counting services at eight federal hydroelectric projects on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

The agency now seeks bids from small businesses to supply 88 acoustic release and control units for four dams.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W912EF12Q0003 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Nov. 30. For information, contact Valerie Reller, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7215; E-mail: valerie.k.reller@usace.army.mil.