Switchyard upgrade sought by U.S. for 130-MW Walter F. George

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to upgrade the switchyard of the 130-MW Walter F. George project on the Alabama River in Georgia and Alabama. Bids are due June 3.

The Corps took bids in March to supply gas breakers for Walter F. George and the 82-MW Allatoona project on Georgia’s Etowah River, with an option to supply three other projects. (HydroWorld 3/12/10) It also took bids in March for replacement switchgear and transformers at Walter F. George, 75-MW Millers Ferry at Camden, Ala., and 68-MW Jones Bluff at Selma, Ala. (HydroWorld 2/11/10)

The current solicitation calls for planning, supervision, some equipment, and other necessary items to upgrade the Walter F. George switchyard. The procurement is a 100 percent set-aside for small business.

A pre-solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127810R0072 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due June 3. For information, contact Helene Mitchell, U.S. Army Engineer District, Mobile, P.O. Box 2288, 109 St. Joseph St., Mobile, AL 36628-0001; (1) 251-441-6531; E-mail: helene.s.mitchell@usace.army.mil.

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