Toe drain repairs sought by U.S. for 227-MW John H. Kerr

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids from small businesses for interim toe drain repairs to the right wing dike of the 227-MW John H. Kerr project on the Roanoke River in North Carolina. Bids are due Dec. 3.

The Corps has been carrying out rehabilitation of John H. Kerr to improve overall reliability of the project, reduce operation and maintenance costs, reduce unscheduled repair costs, increase downstream dissolved oxygen, and provide additional hydropower capacity.

The Corps’ Wilmington District seeks services, materials, equipment, and testing to repair problems with the toe drain piping system at the right wing dike. The work is expected to cost between $100,000 and $250,000.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W912PM13R0001 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box. A site visit is scheduled Nov. 27.

Bids are due by 11 a.m., Eastern time, Dec. 3. For information, contact Charlenne L. Figgins, Contracting Officer, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, CESAW-CT, 69 Darlington Ave., Wilmington, NC 28403-1343; (1) 910-251-4473; E-mail:

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