Corps to seek turbine work bids at Oregon’s 120-MW Lookout Point

The Corps of Engineers plans to request proposals for the replacement of turbine runners and refurbishment or replacement of associated equipment for the three turbines at 120-MW Lookout Point Dam in Lowell, Ore.

The contractor is to design, manufacture, and test a scale model replacement runner and appurtenances for a Francis-type turbine. After model tests are executed and documented, the government will provide the contractor with formal written notice to proceed with the fabrication and delivery of the equipment.

A pre-solicitation notice, No. W9127N-07-R-0005, issued by the Corps’ Portland District Office said the solicitation package would be available for download from the Federal Technical Data Solution (FedTeDS) website,, about March 9. Registration is required to obtain documents from FedTeDS.

Proposals are to be due about 60 days after the solicitation is issued, or May 31, the Corps said.

For information, the administrative point of contact is Ray Greenheck, Corps of Engineers, Contracting Division (CENWP-CT), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4616; E-mail:

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