Bidding extended again for modification of 38-MW Glendo Dam in U.S.

The Bureau of Reclamation’s Great Plains Regional Office again extended the deadline for bids to modify 38-MW Glendo Dam in Wyoming. Bids now are due Aug. 20.

Reclamation previously called for bids by Aug. 3 and July 20. (HydroWorld 7/21/10) The 52-year-old zoned earthfill dam on the North Platte River is part of the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project. (HydroWorld 6/1/10) In addition to hydropower, Glendo Dam provides irrigation water, flood control, fish and wildlife enhancement, recreation, sediment retention, and enhanced municipal water supply.

Work is to include a temporary bypass roadway on the dam, cast-in-place concrete for various features, shotcrete, roller-compacted concrete, excavation of existing dam and dike embankments, excavation for auxiliary spillway, construction of raised dam and dike embankments, excavation and construction of embankments for Glendo Park road relocation, road relocation construction, and road reconstruction on the top of the dam.

The work is expected to cost between $10 million and $25 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. R10PS60186 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due Aug. 20. For information, contact Gerri Voto-Braun, Contracting Officer, Bureau of Reclamation, GP-5000, 316 N. 26th St., Billings, MT 59101; (1) 406-247-7809; E-mail:

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