U.S. seeks bids for hydro turbine repairs at 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to repair a hydro turbine in the Second Powerhouse of 1,076.6-MW Bonneville Dam in Oregon and Washington. Bids are due Nov. 19.

The Corps’ Portland District held a site visit for the work Nov. 7. 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 are due Nov. 19. 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.

Previous articleFifth turbine on line at RusHydro’s 3,000-MW Boguchanskaya hydroelectric plant
Next articleNHA accepting nominations for Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters awards program

No posts to display