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Y - Anchorage Channel Navigation Improvement 50ft project, Contract 6 (S-AN-1B) and beneficial reuse of Elders West, New York and New Jersey

Contracts & Tenders // May 16, 2008

Solicitation Number: W912DS-08-B-0007

Agency: Department of the Army

Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location: U.S. Army Engineer District, New York

Notice Type: Presolicitation

Posted Date: May 13, 2008

Response Date: June 26, 2008

Classification Code: Y -- Construction of structures and facilities

NAICS Code: 237 -- Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction/237990 -- Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction

Solicitation Number: W912DS-08-B-0007

Notice Type: Presolicitation

Synopsis: Added: May 13, 2008 8:47 am. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District intends to issue an Invitation For Bid (IFB) for the award of a firm fixed contract for the Anchorage Channel Navigation Improvement 50-foot project, Contract 6 (S-AN-1B) and beneficial reuse of Elders West, New York and New Jersey. Work will include deepening of the existing elevation of the 47 to 48 feet (MLW) Federal Navigation Channel System to a depth of 50 feet (MLW). The project area is located within the Anchorage Channel of the New York and New Jersey Harbor between Staten Island and Brooklyn. The project consists of the dredging and placement on non-rock HARS material. The non-rock materials suitable for the HARS placement will be placed at the designated HARS site. An optional item within the scope of work is additional dredging with the beneficial reuse of dredged materials for salt marsh restoration at Elders West Island in Jamaica Bay, New York. This project will place dredge material on the eroding Island of Elders Point West. Existing plants will be relocated and supplemented with similar vegetation. The estimated cost range for this project is $16,000,000.00 to $22,000,000.00. The selected contractor must complete the work no later than 728 calendar days after receipt of Notice to Proceed. This project is being solicited as an UNRESTRICTED procurement with HubZone Price Evaluation Preference. The applicable NAICS code is 237990 with a size standard of $31.0 million. Plans and specifications for solicitation W912DS-08-B-0007 will be available on or about 27 May 2008. Bid opening date is on or about 26 Jun 2008 at 2:00 P.M. Bid opening will be held at 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278 in room 1841. Small Business Goals: If a large business, the prime contractor shall provide its small business subcontracting plan conforming to the requirements of FAR 19.704 and DFARS 219.7. The small business goals are as follows: Small Business (including ANCs and Indian Tribes) 70%, Small Disadvantaged Business (including ANCs and Indian Tribes) 6.5%, Women-Owned Small Business 7.5%, HubZone Small Business 9.8%, Veteran-Owned Small Business 4.0%, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business 2.0%. A subcontracting plan reflecting goals less than indicated, shall provide, as part of the subcontracting plan submission, those extenuating circumstances of why the goal cannot be met. You may contact the District, Deputy Small Business advocate or your local SBA for assistance. A contract will not be awarded until the Contracting Officer has determined that the subcontracting plan provides maximum practicable opportunities for Small, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, Hubzone Small Business and Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Small Business program concerns to participate in contract performance. The media selected for the issuance of this solicitation and amendments shall solely be at the discretion of the Government; accordingly, the media utilized for this project are the Internet and CD-ROM. Paper copies of this solicitation, and amendments, if any, will not be available or issued. Interested parties may download and print the solicitation, at no charge at www.fedbizopps.gov. All vendors who want to access solicitations will be required to register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) at www.ccr.gov and www.fedbizopps.gov. Business opportunities can be located on www.fedbizopps.gov or the Army single Face to Industry (ASFI) Acquisition Business Web Site (https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi). There will be automated email notification of amendments. To keep informed of changes check www.fedbizopps.gov frequently. Contractors are encouraged to use the following tools: 1. Register to receive Notification and 2. Subscribe to the Mailing List for the specific solicitation at www.fedbizopps.gov or utilize the Vendor Notification Service in ASFI (https://acquisition.army.mil/asfi). A hyperlink posted in FedBizOps will direct vendors download Solicitations, Plans, Specifications and Amendments. Project specification files and drawings are portable document files (PDF) and can be viewed, navigated, or printed using Internet Explorer 6.0 the recommended Browser. However, Internet Explorer 4.x, Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater, Netscape 4.x (except 4.7) and Netscape 5.x are also compatible with fedbizopps. Utilization of the Internet is the preferred method, however CDs will be available upon written request stating the solicitation number, or project name, complete company name and street address (we will not deliver to P.O. Boxes), telephone number and facsimile number (including area codes). Make check or money order payable in the amount of $15.00 to USACE, NY. DFARS 252.204-7004 Required Central Contractor Registration (CCR) applies to this procurement. Prospective contractors must be registered in the Department of Defense (CCR) Database prior to award. Lack of registration in the CCR will make an offeror ineligible to download the solicitation and for award. Information on CCR registration and annual confirmation requirements may be obtained by calling 1-888-227-2423 or via the Internet at http://www.ccr.gov. ACASS Requirements: CPARS - The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) requires that Past Performance Information (PPI) be collected on DoD contracts. ACASS is a web-enabled application that supports the completion, distribution, and retrieval of Architect-Engineer (A-E) contract performance evaluations (DD Form 2631). Contractor Representatives are responsible for reviewing and commenting on evaluations submitted by Government Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) website at http://cpars.navy.mil/. To access reference material, training information, and a practice session, click on ACASS underneath Web Applications on the weblink listed above. Point of Contact is Anne Spiegelberg, Contract Specialist, US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 1843, New York, 10278-0090, Phone: 917-790-8083. Fax: (212) 264-3013 or via email anne.spiegelberg@usace.army.mil. The Technical Manager is Megan Grubb, telephone 917-790-8618.
Contracting Office Address: US Army Engineer District, New York, CENAN-CT, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278-0090

Place of Performance: US Army Engineer District, New York CENAN-CT, 26 Federal Plaza, New York NY 10278-0090 US

Point of Contact(s): anne.spiegelberg, 212-264-9003 US Army Engineer District, New York

Source: FedBizOps

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