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Dredging of Ambrose Channel, 50ft deepening project, New York and New Jersey Harbour - Solicitation

Contracts & Tenders // May 17, 2011

Solicitation Number: W912DS-11-B-0004

Agency: Department of the Army

Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location: USACE District, New York

Solicitation Number: W912DS-11-B-0004

Notice Type: Solicitation

Added: Apr 08, 2011 5:36 pm Modified: May 12, 2011 4:42 pmTrack Changes
The US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for dredging of Ambrose Channel. The project consists of deepening of the existing elevation of 43 to 45 feet (MLW) Federal Navigation Channel System to a depth of 53 feet (MLW), Ambrose Channel (S-AM-3A) Contract 12. The project area is located south of Anchorage Channel at New York, New Jersey Harbor between Staten Island and Brooklyn, New York, south and east of the Narrows within Lower New York Bay. The Project consists of the dredging and placement of non-rock HARS. The non-rock materials suitable for the HARS placement will be placed at the designated HARS site. The scope of work also includes options for the placement of non-rock HARS materials at NBCDF to Cap it. The scope of work also includes an option that provisions for sampling testing of subsurface materials if needed.
This solicitation is subject to FAR Part 14 sealed bidding procedures and is UNRESTRICTED and open to all prospective bidders. All bids must be received on time to be considered. The IFB will be evaluated based on price with award being made to the lowest responsible bidder. The applicable NAICS Code is 237990 and the small business standard size is $20.0 million. The contractor will be required to commence work within five (5) calendar days after the date of receipt of the Notice to Proceed. The estimated range for this project is $10,000,000.00 to $30,000,000.00. Plans and specifications for the subject project will be available on or about 12 May 2011. Bid opening is scheduled for on or about 14 June 2011 at 2:00 P.M. in Room 1841 at 26 Federal Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10278-0090.

Large business concerns must submit as part of their bid a subcontracting plan for this project in accordance with FAR Clause 52.219-8 and FAR Clause 52.219-9. Failure to submit an acceptable subcontracting plan may make the bidder ineligible for award of the contract. 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 subcontracting goals for USACE New York District are as follows: Small Business 70%, Small Disadvantaged Business 6.2%, Women-Owned Small Business 7.0%, HubZone Small Business 9.8%, Veteran Owned Small Business 3.5% and 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 of Small Business 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 Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Veteran-Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business, HubZone Small Business and Women-Owned Small Business program concerns to participate in contract performance.

The media selected for issuance of Synopsis/Solicitation and amendments shall solely be at the discretion of the Government; accordingly, the media utilized for this project shall be the internet. Paper copies of this solicitation and amendments, if any, will not be available or issued. In accordance with DFARS 252.204-7007, all vendors who want access to the solicitation must be registered with Central Contractor Registration (CCR), located at www.ccr.gov, and Federal Business Opportunity (FedBizOpps), located at http://www.fbo.gov, in order to safeguard acquisition-related information for all Federal Agencies. Interested parties may download and print the solicitation at no charge from the FedBizOpps website http://www.fbo.gov. Some contractor tools are as follows: 1. Register to receive Notification, and 2. Subscribe to the Mailing List for specific solicitations at Federal Business Opportunities (www.fbo.gov) or utilize the Vendor Notification Service in ASFI (https://www.acquisition.army.mil/asfi). FedBizOpps directs vendors to hyperlinks for Federal Business opportunities, such as solicitations, plans, specifications, and amendments. Check www.fbo.gov frequently for information and updates. Project specification files and drawings are portable document files (PDF). The Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition Technology & Logistics (OUSD{AT&L}) A Guide to Collection & Use of Past Performance Information dated 2003 and FAR Part 36 requires the collection and use of past performance information (PPI) in acquiring best-value goods and services. FAR Subpart 36.3 and DFARS Subpart 236.2 mandate the use of Construction Contractor Appraisal Support System (CCASS) by all DoD agencies for construction contracts greater than or equal to $650,000 or more than $10,000 if the contract was terminated for default. CCASS is a module of the Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS) and is located at: https://www.cpars.csd.disa.mil. More definitive guidance and instructions will be incorporated in the solicitation and resultant contract.

Point of Contact: Matthew Lubiak, Contract Specialist, US Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 1843, New York, 10278-0090, Phone: 917-790-8089, Fax: (212) 264-3013, Email: matthew.lubiak@usace.army.mil

Contracting Office Address: USACE District, New York, CENAN-CT, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278-0090

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

Primary Point of Contact: Matthew Lubiak, Contract Specialist, matthew.lubiak@usace.army.mil, Phone: 9177908089

Secondary Point of Contact: Shaukat M Syed, LEAD CONTRACT SPECIALIST
shaukat.m.syed@usace.army.mil, Phone: 917-790-8176, Fax: 212-264-3013

Source: FedBizOpps



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