Corps extends bidding for crane rehab at 558-MW Bonneville Second

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended a call for bids to rehabilitate an intake gantry crane at the 558-MW Second Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam, on the Columbia River in Oregon. Bids now are due Sept. 14.

The Corps’ Portland District had reissued the call for bids by Aug. 31, after previously calling for bids in 2010 on Aug. 24 and June 28.

The intake gantry crane rehabilitation is to include the main and auxiliary hoist systems, with replacement of all electrical and mechanical equipment including motors and controls. A new operator cab and a new electrical equipment enclosure are to be installed. The work is valued at between $1 million and $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering solicitation No. W9127N11R0017 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Sept. 14. For information, contact Stephen Yoder, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Contracting Division (CECT-NWP), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4613; E-mail:

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