U.S. seeks turbine headcovers for 1,780-MW Dalles Dam

Dalles Hydropower Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply turbine headcovers and related equipment for the 1,780-MW Dalles Dam hydroelectric project on the Columbia River. Bids are due Oct. 13.

The Corps’ Portland District previously called for bids by Nov. 2 to supply 19 transformers for the project on the Oregon-Washington border. It took bids last year to upgrade the fall protection system and awarded a contract to Industrial Support Service LLC to refurbish a 35-ton tailrace gantry crane at the project.

The Portland District now seeks bids to supply two each of turbine headcovers with fasteners and oil sumps with fasteners; 20 each of sump plate studs and nuts; four packing box bolts; 106 seal ring machine screws; and two each of seal ring segment sets and sets of packing box, gland, lantern and fasteners. The Corps also reserves the right to exercise an option to purchase another six turbine headcovers and the related equipment for those six.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N15R0046 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids are due Oct. 13. For information, contact Daniel Ellis, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Contracting Division (CECT-NWP), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4630; E-mail: daniel.j.ellis@usace.army.mil.

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