Tainter gate repair solicited by U.S. for 15-MW Dexter

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for repair of spillway tainter gates at 15-MW Dexter Dam on the Willamette River in Oregon. Bids are due June 23.

Dexter Dam is one of 13 dams in northwestern Oregon’s Willamette River Basin, including eight hydroelectric projects operated by the Corps. (HydroWorld 7/14/08)

The Corps’ Portland District seeks repairs to two 50-ton tainter gates. Work is to include replacement of the entire end frame arm assembly and fabrication of new trunnions, as well as replacement of wire ropes, bridge sockets, U-bolts, pins, gate connection, and all related items.

The work is expected to cost between $1 million and $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N10R0040 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due June 23. For information, contact Robert Fuchs, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Contracting Division (CECT-NWP), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4624; E-mail: robert.k.fuchs@usace.army.mil.

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