U.S. seeks turbine bearing refurbishment at 110-MW Detroit Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for turbine guide bearing refurbishment at the 110-MW Detroit Dam hydroelectric plant on Oregon’s North Santiam River. Bids are due May 12.

The Corps’ Portland District awarded a contract in 2012 to Wagstaff Inc. to replace a brake ring at the hydro plant. Detroit Dam is part of the Corps’ Detroit-Big Cliff project 40 miles from Salem, Ore. The Corps awarded a contract in 2012 to Knight Construction and Supply Inc. for rehabilitation of three tainter gates at Big Cliff.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Corps now seeks bids for turbine guide bearing refurbishment at Detroit Dam under a fixed price contract.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N14Q0024 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due May 12. 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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