U.S. seeks firms for brake ring replacement at 110-MW Detroit

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of replacing a brake ring at the 110-MW Detroit hydroelectric plant on Oregon’s North Santiam River. Responses are due Nov. 26.

Detroit Dam is part of the Corps’ Detroit-Big Cliff project 40 miles from Salem, Ore. The Corps awarded an $8.35 million contract in March to Knight Construction and Supply Inc. for rehabilitation of three tainter gates at Big Cliff.

The Corps’ Portland District plans to seek bids to supply one A36 steel brake ring divided into eight segments, each being 7 feet long, 2 feet wide, 2.5 inches thick, and weighing 800 pounds each.

A sources sought notice, including draft specifications and drawings, may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N13Q0003 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Responses are due by e-mail to the address below by 5 p.m., Pacific time, Nov. 26. For information, contact Michael Grasso, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, CECT-NWP, P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4637; Fax: (1) 503-808-4605; E-mail: michael.l.grasso@usace.army.mil.

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