Bessey Nursery Packing Shed Refrigeration System Replacement
Department of Agriculture, Forest Service | Published January 11, 2017 - Deadline March 3, 2017
This project is located on the Nebraska & Samuel McKelvie National Forest and Buffalo Gap, Fort Pierre, and Oglala National Grasslands at the Charles E. Bessey Nursery, located in Thomas County, Nebraska, 16 miles east of Thedford, Nebraska on Highway 2. The address is 40637 River Loop, Halsey, Nebraska 69142. Driving instructions can be obtained from the Nursery by calling 308-533-2257.Work for this project consists of replacing refrigeration equipment in the Packing Shed, building #03-11, at the Bessey Tree Nursery. Each refrigeration system (one condenser and two evaporators) shall be replaced one at a time, and each new system must be fully functional before the next system is replaced. The contractor will be responsible for supplying all labor, materials, equipment, freight and delivery, and all necessary valid licenses and premits required to complete the work.The elevation of the site is approximately 2,710 feet above mean sea level. The construction site experiences an average of 23.3 inches of precipitation per year with an average high of 86 degrees F in January.