Construction of the Fields to Quinn River 115 kV Transmission Line

Notice is hereby given that sealed bids for Construction of the Fields to Quinn River 115 kV Transmission Line utilizing materials provided by Harney Electric Cooperative, Inc. The project is located along Highway’s OR 292 and NV 140, from the Oregon Field’s Switching Station to the Nevada Quinn River Substation. Approximately 52.5 Miles of removal of existing 14.4/24.9 distribution and installation of new 115kV transmission line with 556 ASCR (Dove) conductor and distribution under build. All existing 3/0 distribution will be moved to the transmission poles. Bids will be received by Brown & Kysar, Inc. (BKI), 1315 SE Grace Avenue, Suite 201, Battle Ground, WA 98604 until 3:00 pm PST on June 15th, 2017, (post marks will not be recognized) at which time all complying bids shall be publicly opened and read out loud at the BKI office.

Bid documents may be obtained from the Brown & Kysar Online Bid Center by visiting:

Bids shall be submitted on the Bid Proposal form contained in the Bid Documents, then addressed and mailed, or delivered in a sealed envelope plainly marked “SEALED BID: HEC FIELD TO QUINN RIVER TRANSMISSION LINE CONSTRUCTION”  along with the name and address of the bidder and the time and date of the bid.

Please note that an identical copy of each bid must be addressed and mailed, or delivered to the Purchaser (Harney Electric Cooperative) at Harney Electric Cooperative, Inc., Attn: Shane Sweet, 277 Lottery Lane, Hines, OR 97738 by 3:00 pm PST on June 15nd, 2017. Also note that Hines Oregon does not have next day delivery for packages by mail or post carriers.

BKI, on behalf of the Purchaser, reserves the right to reject all bids, or to waive any irregularities, and to accept any bid deemed to be in the best interest of the Purchaser.

The Pre-bid walk through will be held at:

Harney Electric Co-Op
17858 Fields-Denio RD (HY 205)
Fields, OR 97710
Lat. 42° 7’13.37″N and Long.  118°35’54.53″W

Starting at:     9:00 am, June 1st, 2017 *(to be confirmed)

This job showing is mandatory; only bidders attending this pre-bid walk through will be allowed to bid. Proposed project time-line:

May 12, 2017                 Bid documents available online

June 1, 2017                  Pre-bid Walk Through   *(to be confirmed)

June 15, 2017                Bid Opening

June 30, 2017                Notice of Award Material Contract

July 11, 2017                  Performance Bond and Signed Contracts

July 13, 2017                  Conditional Notice to Proceed Prior to RUS approval

October 2, 2017             Material Expected Delivery (within 7 business days +/- depending fire danger)

February 28, 2018         Construction Complete (no later than)

For technical questions, please contact Dan Tuominen at (360) 687-3966, or Questions concerning bid documents or submittal requirements may be directed to Byron Woltersdorf at (360) 687-3966, or