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U.S. Seeks Stoplogs for Ice Harbor
and Little Goose Hydro Projects

by Staff
HydroWorld, October 21, 2015

Construction of Ice Harbor Lock and Dam, upstream of the Tri-Cities on the Snake River started in 1956 and it was dedicated by Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson on May 9, 1962 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks bids to fabricate and deliver draft tube stoplogs for the 603-MW Ice Harbor Dam and 810-MW Little Goose Dam hydroelectric projects. Site visits are scheduled Nov. 3 with bids due Nov. 16.

The Corps' Walla Walla District requested information in May on firms able to perform the work. It previously called for bids by Oct. 30 to perform fish counting services at Ice Harbor, Little Goose and six other federal hydroelectric projects on the Columbia and Snake rivers.

The district now seeks bids to fabricate two sets of draft tube stoplogs of between 15 and 33 tons each, one set of eight for Ice Harbor and a set of six for Little Goose. They are to be inserted into slots at the tailrace of the dams to dewater generating unit draft tubes.

A solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering solicitation No. W912EF15R0046 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box. Site visits are scheduled Nov. 3. Those seeking to participate must register by Oct. 30 by e-mail to and

Bids are due Nov. 16. For information, contact Cynthia Jacobsen, Contract Specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, 201 N. Third Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362-1876; (1) 509-527-7203; E-mail:

U.S. Seeks Stoplogs for Ice Harbor and Little Goose Hydro Projects
HydroWorld, October 21, 2015

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