U.S. seeks penstock work platform at 2,457.3-MW Chief Joseph

SEATTLE, Wash., U.S. 4/18/12 (PennWell) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply and install a work platform inside the Unit 11 penstock at 2,457.3-MW Chief Joseph Dam near Bridgeport, Wash. Bids are due April 25.

The Corps' Seattle District took bids in April to replace the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system at Chief Joseph, on the Columbia River

In a set-aside for small business, the Seattle District now seeks bids to supply and install a work platform and lighting for temporary use inside the 25-foot-diameter penstock. Unit 11 is tentatively scheduled for outage in May and June.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W912DW12Q0029 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids are due April 25. For information, contact Darrell Resendez, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, Attn.: CENWS-CT, P.O. Box 3755, Seattle, WA 98124-3755; (1) 206-764-6691; E-mail: darrell.s.resendez@usace.army.mil.

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