Corps seeks arc flash analysis at Tulsa District hydro projects

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites expressions of interest to perform short circuit and arc flash analysis at various facilities, including its hydroelectric projects in the Corps’ Tulsa District. Responses are due April 25.

The Tulsa District operates eight hydroelectric projects in Oklahoma and northern Texas. Projects include 80-MW Denison on the Red River in Texas; 70-MW Keystone on the Arkansas River, 126-MW Robert S. Kerr on the Arkansas River, 100-MW Broken Bow on the Mountain Fork River, 90-MW Eufaula on the Canadian River, 45-MW Fort Gibson on the Neosho River, 39.2-MW Tenkiller on the Illinois River, and 60-MW Webbers Falls on the Arkansas River, all in Oklahoma. Among other facilities is Canton Lake Dam on the North Canadian River in Oklahoma.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Tulsa District said it seeks work at various lakes in the Tulsa District boundaries, including short circuit and arc flash analyses for project electrical systems detailing all electrical equipment that has a potential to produce an arc flash hazard. Facilities are to include navigation locks, dams, hydropower plants, switchyards, service and other buildings, spillways, sewage lift and sewage treatment facilities, water treatment plants, radio transmitter facilities and panels supplying area lighting loads.

The agency said it expects to issue one contract valued at $1 million with two base years.

Interested firms are invited to submit Standard Form 330 packages to the address below by 11 a.m., Central time, April 25. Forms may be obtained on the Internet at

For information, contact Diane Cianci, Contract Specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, CESWT-CT, 1645 S. 101st East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74128-4609; (1) 918-669-7458; E-mail:


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