U.S. extends call for main bus replacement at 117-MW Keswick hydropower project

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the deadline for bids for main bus replacement at the 117-MW Keswick hydropower project at Keswick Dam in California. Bids now are due Sept. 16.

Reclamation previously called for bids by Aug. 12.

Keswick is part of the Trinity River Division of Reclamation’s Central Valley Project. Keswick Dam regulates flows in the Sacramento River downstream from 663-MW Shasta Dam. Also located on Keswick Reservoir is the 180-MW Spring Creek hydro project.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, Reclamation seeks bids to remove the 6.9-kilovolt isolated phase bus and enclosure from each of the three Keswick generators, dispose of hazardous materials, design and install replacements for each main isolated phase bus, and test and commission the new equipment. The work is expected to cost from $1 million to $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. R14PS00449 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Sept. 16. For information, contact Matthew Byrne, Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Division of Acquisition Services, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1815, Sacramento, CA 95825; E-mail: mbyrne@usbr.gov.
 

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