Trash rake cleaning machine sought for 43.5-MW Jim Woodruff in U.S.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for supply of a trash rake cleaning machine and storage frame at 43.5-MW Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam on the Florida-Georgia border. Bids are due Aug. 20.

The Corps’ Mobile District seeks bids to install, commission, and provide training to operate a trash rake cleaning machine by brand, or equal to, a Kuenz TRCM-S. An existing gantry crane would be used with the machine to remove and dispose of trash from the intake of Jim Woodruff powerhouse, at Lake Seminole on the Chattahoochee River.

Intake structures are about 24 feet wide and require cleaning to a depth of about 48 feet.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W9127810R0093 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due by 2 p.m. Central time, Aug. 20. For a site visit, contact Jason Barrentine, (1) 850-663-2191; E-mail:

For information, contact Rodney A. Watson, USACE District, Mobile, P.O. Box 2288, 109 St. Joseph St., Mobile, AL 36628-0001; (1) 251-690-2536; E-mail:

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