Northwest Pipe wins $11M contract to supply pipe for Bi-County Water Tunnel project

VANCOUVER, WA, June 8, 2009 -- Northwest Pipe Company reported today that it has received a commitment from Oscar Renda Contracting of Roanoke, TX to supply pipe for the Bi-County Water Tunnel for the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission...

VANCOUVER, WA, June 8, 2009 -- Northwest Pipe Company reported today that it has received a commitment from Oscar Renda Contracting of Roanoke, TX to supply pipe for the Bi-County Water Tunnel for the Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission.

The Company will supply approximately 29,000 feet of 84" steel pipe valued at approximately $11 million for an engineered and custom fabricated piping system. The pipe is expected to be manufactured in the Company's Parkersburg, West Virginia division with delivery scheduled in the first quarter of 2011.

The Bi-County Tunnel project is a 5.3 mile tunnel and associated steel pipe liner. The water main will be part of a transmission system to deliver potable water from Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission's Potomac Water Treatment Plant to points in Prince George's County, Maryland.

Northwest Pipe Company manufactures welded steel pipe and other products in two business groups: its Water Transmission Group and its Tubular Products Group.

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