U.S. extends bidding for hydro turbine repairs at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to repair a hydro turbine in the Second Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington. Bids now are due Nov. 26.

The Corps’ Portland District previously called for bids by Nov. 19. It also took bids in September to refurbish generator step-up transformers in Bonneville’s Second Powerhouse. It took information in 2012 on firms able to supply air gap/vibration monitoring sensor equipment at Bonneville. Bonneville is a turbine design testing site for improvement of fish passage.

The Corps seeks bids to repair Main Unit 11 in Bonneville’s Second Powerhouse. Work is to include a new thrust collar and new one-piece thrust runner, final machined together. The spring bed for Unit 11 is to be shipped out and re-machined flat, removing no more than .010 inch

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127N14R0015 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Nov. 26. For information, contact David Boone, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Contracting Division (CECT-NWP), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4614; E-mail: david.c.boone@usace.army.mil.

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