U.S. seeks breaker upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental

WALLA WALLA, Wash., U.S. 1/30/12 (PennWell) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply a circuit breaker upgrade at 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington. Bids are due Feb. 6.

The Corps took bids in January for thrust bearing oil coolers, guide and thrust bearing shoes, and thrust bearing runners for Lower Monumental and the 402-MW Dworshak and 810-MW Little Goose hydroelectric projects.

In a solicitation set aside for small businesses, the Corps' Walla Walla District now seeks two reconditioned DB15 circuit breakers, components to retrofit three DB25 circuit breakers, and 10 DB15 circuit breakers with digital quick trip units with quick trip arc flash reduction switches and pro display, and six molded two-pole relay breakers for Lower Monumental.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W912EF12Q0037 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids are due Feb. 6. For information, contact Connie Cochran, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. 3rd Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7216; E-mail: yi.cochran@usace.army.mil.

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