Corps invites registration for Little Rock District industry days for hydro, other work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Little Rock District invites registration to attend fiscal year 2015 industry days to talk with contractors about work on its facilities and hydropower projects. Registration is due by Nov. 13 for the meetings Nov. 17-18.

The Little Rock District held a similar events in June and in 2013 to meet with contractors about its construction, engineering, and operations and maintenance plans.

The district’s mission includes both military and civil projects, featuring 12 multi-purpose lakes, 13 locks and dams, 308 miles of the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System, 178 parks, and seven hydroelectric projects. Among its hydro plants are 90-MW Norfork on the North Fork River, 340-MW Bull Shoals on the White River, 115-MW Ozark on the Arkansas River, 96-MW Greers Ferry on the Little Red River and 200-MW Table Rock on the White River.

The industry day is planned for market research to help the district draft acquisition plans for fiscal year 2015. Day One, Nov. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., is for military and medical project overviews, and hydropower, navigation and civil works overviews. Day Two, Nov. 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., is to include one-on-one sessions with each company attending.

The event is to be held at MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History, 503 E. 9th St., Little Rock, AR 72202.

A notice of the industry day may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering solicitation INDUSTRYDAYUSACELITTLEROCK in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. Those seeking to attend are to complete a registration form attached to the notice and to submit it to the e-mail addresses below by 1 p.m., Central time, Nov. 13.

For information, contact Mandy Ashmore and Trapper Ballard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, 700 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 77201; (1) 501-340-1249; E-mail:,

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