U.S. seeks bids for generator work at 185.3-MW Fort Peck

The Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District Office is calling for proposals to rewind one of five generators at the 185.3-MW Fort Peck powerhouse on the Missouri River near Glasgow, Mont. Bids are due May 3.

The Corps called for design, manufacture, installation, testing, and commissioning of a rehabilitated rotor, stator coils, and core laminations for Generator 2 of Fort Peck. (HNN 8/24/06) The unit is an air-cooled, vertical hydro-generator manufactured by Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Co. The unit was put into service in 1948 and rewound in 1978, the Corps said.

The Corps estimates the cost of the work will range from $1 million to $2.5 million. The contractor will be required to complete the work within 420 days.

Proposals submitted in response to the solicitation, No. W9128F-07-R-0011, are due May 3 to the Corps of Engineers, Attention: Contracting Division (CENWO-CT), 106 S. 15th St., Omaha, NE 68102-1618. The contact person is Jan Cook, (1) 402-221-4118; E-mail: jan.m.cook@usace.army.mil.

The solicitation can be obtained from the government’s Federal Technical Data Solutions (FedTeDS) Internet site, www.fedteds.gov. Registration in the government’s Central Contractor Registration database, www.ccr.gov, is required to gain access to that information.

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