Press Release

Zachry awarded TECO FGD Fines Upgrade Big Bend Station project

Posted: 02/20/2012

Zachry has been selected to serve as the contractor for the TECO (Tampa Electric Co.) FGD Fines Upgrade Big Bend Station project located in Apollo Beach, Florida. Mobilization took place in November 2011, with a target completion date of August 2012.

The project will upgrade the TECO Fines Dewatering System to achieve moisture content at less than 10 percent. The scope includes the removal of two existing fines filter press equipment systems; the expansion of the existing fines filter structure; the installation of two new horizontal belt filter systems, including pumps, motors, tanks, and accessories; and the installation of two new clarifier tanks and five pump skids.

The job includes removal of existing media filter equipment; installation of new media filters and interconnecting piping; installation of one clarifier overflow tank and interconnecting piping; civil site work, including paving & storm water drainage; installation of one motor control center; and installation of eight variable frequency drives.