U.S. extends date for spillway gate rehab at 132.3-MW Gavins Point

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to rehabilitate spillway gates at 132.3-MW Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River. Bids now are due Aug. 24.

The Corps’ Omaha District previously called for bids for the work by July 6. The Corps took bids in April to remove and replace damaged concrete on the spillway weir at Gavins Point.

The Corps now seeks bids to rehabilitate 14 steel tainter gates that are 40 feet wide by 30 feet tall. Work includes: inspection of stoplogs and tainter gates; 3-D modeling and analysis; non-destructive testing; structural repair design; welding; corrosion repair; sandblasting; lead-based paint removal; wire rope replacement; concrete spall repair; gate seal replacement; concrete construction joint material replacement; cathodic protection; painting; design and replacement of hoist controls and switches.

The work is valued at $5 million to $7.5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9128F12R0059 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Bids now are due Aug. 24. For information, contact John H. Tucker II, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, 1616 Capital Ave., Omaha, NE 68102-4901; (1) 402-995-2824; E-mail: john.h.tucker@usace.army.mil.

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