Miami Harbour Deepening and Widening Project (Phase III) Special Notice

Contracts & Tenders - June 11, 2012

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Solicitation Number: W912EP-12-Z-0009

Agency: Department of the Army

Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Location: USACE District, Jacksonville

Solicitation Number: W912EP-12-Z-0009

Notice Type: Special Notice

Synopsis:
Added: Jun 06, 2012 10:51 am
THIS IS AN ANNOUNCEMENT FOR AN UPCOMING PERMIT REVIEW CONFERENCE. THE FINAL FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION CONSOLIDATED ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE PERMIT IS AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW ON THIS LINK:

http://bcs.dep.state.fl.us/envprmt/dade/issued/0305721_Miami_Harbor_Phase_III Federal_Dredging/001-BI/Final%20Order/>

The Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers will hold a Permit Review Conference starting at 10:30 AM on June 20, 2012 at the Jacksonville District. You are also encouraged to participate remotely via webinar and teleconference; a call-in number will be provided to you.

Please rsvp to make your reservation and submit any questions relevant to the FDEP permit in writing no later than June 13, 2012 to Karla M. Garcia. All questions will be addressed at the conference and a short presentation will be provided.

It is requested that an e-mail be sent to Karla M. Garcia, Karla.M.Garcia@usace.army.mil identifying the name of the firm, the name and title of those individuals participating, and whether you will be attending in person or via phone/web.

Project Description: The project work consists of construction dredging to provide for the Federally authorized project improvements and Local Sponsor Berthing Areas of Miami Harbor, Florida. To facilitate the authorized project, the Phase 3 deepening contract will dredge the following features: (1) Cut-1 to a depth of 52 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including the widening of the outer portion of the cut from 500 feet to 800 feet; (2) Cut-2 to a depth of 52 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth; (3) Cut-3 to a depth of 50 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including a new turn widener at the intersection of Cut-3 and the Fisher Island Turning Basin; (4) Fisher Island Turning Basin to a depth of 50 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including an expansion of the turning basin from 1200 feet to approximately 1500 feet; (5) Fisherman's Channel to a depth of 50 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including a shift of the channel by 60 feet to the south and the widening of the channel by 40 feet to south from 400 feet to 440 feet; (6) Lummus Island Turning Basin to a depth of 50 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including a reduction of the turning basin from 1600 feet to approximately 1500 feet; and (7) Port of Miami Berthing Areas along Fisherman's Channel to a depth of 50 feet MLLW plus one foot allowable overdepth, including an expansion of the berthing areas by 60 feet south into the existing Federal channel. Total quantity to be dredged from the Federal Channel is approximately 5 million cubic yards (cy) and from the Berthing Areas is approximately 170,000 cy. All dredged material will be placed in the ODMDS located an average of 4.5 statute miles from the dredging location, the Julia Tuttle Seagrass Mitigation Area located an average of 7.0 statute miles from the dredging location, and the two Offshore Artificial Reef Areas located an average of 2.4 statute miles from the dredging location.
In addition to dredging, the work involves drilling and blasting (includes protected species observers, fish-kill monitoring, dolphin/manatee watch plan activities, and vibration monitoring/control activities), turbidity/sedimentation monitoring (includes pre- and during construction environmental monitoring of adjacent seagrass beds and hardbottom communities for direct and indirect impacts associated with construction activities), endangered species observers (hopper dredges only), manatee observers (clamshell dredges only), and seagrass and artificial reef mitigation areas construction. The magnitude of construction is from $100M to $250M. The NAICS Code 237990, size standard $20 million.

Contracting Office Address: USACE District, Jacksonville, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019

Point of Contact(s): Karla M. Garcia, 904 2321433, USACE District, Jacksonville

Source: FedBizOpps

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