U.S. seeks headgate pit fall protection for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam

Lower Monumental Dam

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to supply headgate pit fall protection for 810-MW Lower Monumental Dam on the Snake River in Washington. Bids are due April 9.

The Corps' Walla Walla District previously called for bids by April 3 to supply a new scroll case personnel hoist system at Lower Monumental. It requested information in March on firms able to fabricate and supply intake gate roller chains for Lower Monumental and two other major hydro projects on the Snake and Columbia rivers. It also took information in March on firms able to upgrade bridge crane VFD drive controls at Lower Monumental.

In a solicitation set aside for small business, the Corps now seeks bids to supply turbine pit fall protection for Lower Monumental including five rigid rail systems complete with all mounting hardware and two self-retracting lifelines.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W912EF14Q0101 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids are due April 9. For information, contact Patricia Thomas, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7212; E-mail: patricia.thomas@usace.army.mil.

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