Corps seeks trashracks for Pomme de Terre Dam in Missouri

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply and install eight stainless steel trashracks at Pomme de Terre Dam on Missouri’s Pomme de Terre River. Bids are due Aug. 16.

Pomme de Terre was completed in 1961 to create one of several flood control reservoirs in the Osage River Basin. The 7,230-foot-long rock and earthfill dam has two 6.5- by 14-foot hydraulic slide gates and one 24-inch butterfly gate.

The Corps’ Kansas City District seeks bids to fabricate, deliver, and install eight stainless steel trashracks of about 5 by 11 feet in the intake tower. The work requires expertise with portable cranes and rigging of large steel structures, inspection of welds, weld fabrication, and precision machine work. If funds are available, zebra mussel protective coatings would be applied to three trashracks.

Solicitation documents may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W912DQ10R1024 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. Prospective bidders must register at the Central Contractor Registration database,, and the On-line Representations and Certifications site,, and must have a current VETS-100 report filed with the Department of Labor Internet site,

Bids are due Aug. 16. For information, contact Brad Willis, USACE District, Kansas City, Attn: CENWK-CT, 700 Federal Building, 601 E. 12th St., Kansas City, MO 64106-2896; (1) 816-389-2246; E-mail:

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