USACE Omaha District has awarded Gracon’s electrical division the Oahe Dam Motor Control Center and Panels Replacement project. This project has a challenging scope of work and schedule for replacing 20 Motor Control Centers (MCCs), consisting of AC and DC voltages in multiple locations around the...
Gracon is under contract with the Bureau of Reclamation to remove and install three twelve-inch valves, three twelve-inch flanged elbows, three manual actuators, and three handwheels with extensions located on the Lower Nevada penstock.
The State of California, Department of Water Resources has contracted Gracon to sequentially remove, refurbish to original design, and reinstall Radial gates 1-5 on the Thermalito Afterbay River Outlet structure.
“Gracon performed the work on 3 large drum gates. The access was very difficult but they developed a very efficient, effective and safe work plan. The quality of work was above average, and they were always interested to satisfy the owner.”
"Gracon's knowledge of the work provided excelled expectations to MHPS-AEE & NYPA. This knowledge and professionalism was key in providing guidance and understanding to the client. Gracon also improved on the construction schedule due to inefficiencies exposed by other NYPA contractors and labor at the jobsite."
“I am very happy with the contribution and leadership of the Gracon Design-Build team. They would benefit your project, and be a pleasure to work with.”
“Quality and workmanship by Gracon’s field installation crew was very good. The pump supplier’s erection engineer noted that the installation was one of the best he had witnessed.”
“They made suggestions that improved the quality of this major water pump repair contract… I would definitely recommend this contractor for future contracts.”
“Gracon is very professional and knowledgeable about construction. It is easy to work with them and they are willing to come up with strategies to fix any issues that may arise.”
“Contractor was very good at communicating with Government staff for scheduling outages and testing of gate systems. Safety was a top priority, along with quality control and site security.”
“Our experiences with Gracon have been outstanding. They deliver excellent project results by remaining committed to service, quality work, and safety throughout the life of a project.”
“Gracon is excellent at ‘thinking outside the box’ when developing their schedules by staging work activities with subcontractors to minimize bottle necks and increase productivity while maintaining tight schedules.”
“Gracon did a good job on this project... The overall effort was good and resulted in a quality installation of new gates. They are a very good contractor to work with and are cooperative and respective. Would be glad to work with them again.”