U.S. again extends bid date for turbine runner replacement at 80-MW Denison Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers again extended the deadline for bids to replace two turbine runners at the 80-MW Denison Dam hydroelectric project in Texas. Bids now are due Feb. 3.

The Corps’ Tulsa District previously called for bids for the work by Jan. 9 and Dec. 4. A site visit was scheduled Oct. 29.

Denison Dam forms Texoma Lake on the Red River in Texas. The Tulsa District took bids in 2011 for events recording and warning equipment at Denison and seven other hydroelectric projects in Oklahoma and Texas.

The Corps now seeks major rehabilitation of Units 1 and 2 at Denison including design, manufacture, testing, and installation of two Francis turbine runners; replacement of miscellaneous turbine mechanical components; turbine model testing; and other work. The contract is valued at $20 million to $30 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W912BV13R0009 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Feb. 3. For information, contact Pamela S. Moody, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, CESWT-CT, 1645 S. 101st East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74128-4609; (1) 918-669-7457; E-mail: pamela.s.moody@usace.army.mil.

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