U.S. seeks rehab of thrust bearing shoes, thrust runners for 2,160-MW John Day Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to refurbish thrust bearing shoes and thrust runners for generating units at 2,160-MW John Day Dam on the Columbia River in Oregon. Bids in two solicitations are due Sept. 20.

The Corps also took bids in September to replace wire rope and perform load testing for an emergency intake crane at John Day and in August to modify fish passage at John Day to aid Pacific lamprey. It took bids in 2011 for turbine blade refurbishment at the project.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Corps’ Portland District now seeks bids to refurbish thrust bearing shoes at John Day. A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127N13R0046 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

In an unrestricted solicitation, the Portland District also seeks bids to refurbish main unit thrust runners at John Day. That solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127N13R0045 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids to both solicitations are due Sept. 20. 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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