U.S. takes bids for elevator work at 2,160-MW John Day

 PORTLAND, Ore., U.S. 2/29/12 (PennWell) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids for refurbishment of elevators at the 2,160-MW John Day project on the Columbia River in Oregon. Bids are due March 15.

The Corps' Portland District previously said it expected to issue a request for proposals in February with bids due in March.

The Corps seeks all materials and labor to ensure the station service and Bay 9 elevators meet codes. Shafts are to be upgraded to proper fire rating, with fire detection installed at all landings. New electrical and mechanical equipment is to be provided for each elevator.

The work is expected to cost between $1 million and $5 million.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N12R0006 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids are due March 15. For information, contact Jeffrey Renner, 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: jeff.s.renner@usace.army.mil.

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