Asbestos removal sought by U.S. for 45-MW Estes

The Bureau of Reclamation seeks bids for removal and disposal of asbestos from the 45-MW Estes hydroelectric project in Colorado. Bids are due March 14.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers previously called for bids for sampling and abatement of asbestos and lead at 21 dams and hydroelectric projects in Oregon.

Reclamation’s Great Plains Regional Office currently seeks bids for work including: isolation of asbestos removal areas from the rest of the Estes power plant, which will continue to operate at Olympus Dam on the Big Thompson River. The contractor is to remove and dispose of crysolite asbestos duct wrap on 250 linear feet of ducting as well as plaster that contains the asbestos on 1,800 square feet of ceiling and walls of the control room. Damaged or demolished areas are to be repaired or replaced.

The work is expected to cost between $250,000 and $500,000.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. R11PS60022 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due March 14. 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:

For more hydropower tenders, click here.

Previous articleSenator Lisa Murkowski to deliver keynote at National Hydropower Association conference
Next articleNicaragua seeks bypass construction for 50-MW Centroamerica

No posts to display