U.S. extends bidding for mechanical component machining at 115-MW Ozark hydro project

Ozark Hydropower Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the deadline for bids to perform final machining of mechanical components for the 115-MW Ozark hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Arkansas. Bids now are due July 17.

The Corps' Little Rock District previously called for bids by June 26. It took bids in a similar solicitation in October 2013. It requested information in the previous July on firms able to perform final machining of a low speed gear, gear shaft, and forged blank pinions to ensure adequate competition for the work.

The low speed gear and gear shaft are located at the 60-MW Webber Falls hydroelectric project on the Arkansas River in Oklahoma, while two forged blank pinions are located at Ozark powerhouse on the Arkansas River in Arkansas. The mechanical components are to be shipped to the fabrication facility then shipped to the Ozark project, which has been undergoing rehabilitation.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering solicitation No. W9127S14R0009 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Bids now are due July 17. For information, contact Marcus Mitchell, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, 700 W. Capitol, Little Rock, AR 77201; (1) 501-340-1253; Fax: (1) 501-324-5196; E-mail: marcus.d.mitchell@usace.army.mil.

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