Traveling screens to be sought for 980-MW McNary in U.S.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to seek bids for replacement traveling screens for 980-MW McNary Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon.

The Corps’ Walla Walla District expects to issue a solicitation about May 14 with bids to be due about June 14. The Corps already is taking bids May 15 for field work on transformers at McNary. (HydroWorld 4/19/10)

In the current solicitation, the Corps seeks supply and installation of two 10-foot-wide by 74-foot-long traveling screens to replace Rex-style traveling screens on McNary’s Oregon shore fish ladder auxiliary water supply intake structure. The work is valued at between $500,000 and $1 million.

A pre-solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering solicitation No. W912EF10B0009 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

For information, contact Stephen Yoder, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District, Walla Walla, 201 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7205; E-mail:

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