Boulder City, Nev. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014
The Bureau of Reclamation announced that it has awarded three contracts totaling $7.46 million for work in the Lower Colorado Region at Hoover Dam and in Yuma, Arizona.
The first contract is for $1.94 million to Precision Crane & Hoist Services, Inc., to replace the powerhouse crane controls at Hoover Dam. The contract calls for modernizing and replacing the 300-ton powerhouse crane controls on the Arizona and Nevada sides of the Colorado River. The work involves removing existing control components, installing modern equipment including updated motors on each bridge, and installing additional buss-bar contactors for the supply power to minimize noise. Precision Crane is a small-business contractor located in Henderson, Nevada.
The second contract is for $4.13 million to Global Management Services, LLC, for operations and management of the warehouse facility, storage yards and three chemical storage buildings over a five-year period at Reclamation’s Yuma Area Office in Yuma, Arizona. This contract includes support for Riverbank Operations such as trucking and hauling, general building and grounds support, and support services for the Yuma Desalting Plant and the Yuma Area Office’s two satellite field locations at Laguna, CA and Ehrenberg, AZ. This contract is for a base year and four option years, and includes reimbursement for material and supplies. Global Management Services is an Alaskan Native Corporation-owned small business located in Anchorage, Alaska.
The third contract is for $1.39 million to Red One — AAK JV, LLC, for replacement of the headwalls along the Main Outlet Drain Extension, located at the Fortuna Wash Siphon in Yuma, Arizona. The contractor will have primary responsibility for bypassing the saline return irrigation drainage around the construction, demolishing the existing headwalls, and installing new headwalls at the project site. Red One is a small business, service-disabled veteran contractor located in Hanford, California.
“The Lower Colorado Region and Reclamation as a whole supports small businesses whether in a nearby community like Henderson or across the country,” said Deputy Regional Director Jennifer McCloskey. “These large contracts provide us the ability to upgrade and maintain our water delivery and power generation capabilities on the Lower Colorado River,” added McCloskey.
Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier and the second largest producer of hydroelectric power in the United States, with operations and facilities in the 17 Western States. Its facilities also provide substantial flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife benefits. Visit our website at http://www.usbr.gov.