U.S. seeks bank stabilization at 786-MW Oahe

OMAHA, Neb., U.S. 6/7/12 (PennWell) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to for bank stabilization at 786-MW Oahe Dam on the Missouri River. Bids are due June 21.

The Corps took bids in May to rehabilitate spillway gates at Oahe and at 517.8-MW Garrison Dam also on the Missouri. The Corps’ Omaha District said in April that the Corps expects to solicit a large volume of contracts to repair 2011 flood damage in the Missouri River Basin, including work affecting Oahe, Garrison, and four other major Corps hydro projects.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Corps’ Omaha District now seeks bids for Hazelton and Haven bank stabilization on Lake Oahe. The work is to be carried out at a cultural resource site in Emmons and Burleigh counties in North Dakota. The work calls for peaked stone revetments requiring about 8,000 tons of stone, 2,000 cubic yards of fill, 11,000 square yards of geotextile material, and minor grading.

The work is valued at $750,000 to $1 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9128F12B0020 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due June 21, For information, contact Donald D. Miller, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, 1616 Capital Ave., Omaha, NE 68102-4901; (1) 402-995-2051; E-mail: donald.d.miller@usace.army.mil.

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