Douglas Harbor Maintenance Dredging

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Posted June 8, 2015

THIS IS A PRESOLICITATION NOTICE ONLY FOR DOUGLAS HARBOR MAINTENANCE DREDGING, DOUGLAS, ALASKA. OFFER OR PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS NOTICE. This solicitation will be a Small Business competitive procurement. Any resulting contract will be firm-fixed priced. The solicitation for this project will be available by INTERNET ACCESS ONLY and will be available for download on or about 18 June 2015. Access to the documents will be through a link on the FedBizOpps website: http://www.fbo.gov. Use the Advance Search function and use this solicitation number to Search by Solicitation/Award Number. Any future amendments to the solicitation will also be available for download from the FedBizOpps website.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK: Contractor shall perform surveying, dredging, disposal and capping of approximately 27,100 cubic yards of mercury contaminated silts, sands and gravels, some of which have not been dredged before, from the harbor basin at Douglas, Alaska. Dredged material shall be placed in a designated open water site in Gastineau Channel. Both the harbor dredge area and the open water placement site shall be capped with sand after dredging is complete. Environmental monitoring and real time dredging positioning is also required. Dredging shall be accomplished in a manner that keeps the harbor accessible for traffic. Dredging equipment is restricted to mechanical methods; hydraulic dredging is not allowed. The Contractor is to furnish all labor, equipment, supplies, materials, supervision and other items and services necessary to accomplish the work.

This project is contingent on availability of funds. If the project is cancelled, all proposal preparation costs will be borne by the offeror. All offerors are advised that they must be registered in SAM https://staging.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM/ in order to receive an award.

Contractor shall comply with commercial and industry standards, and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and procedures.

The estimated magnitude of Construction is between The Estimated Magnitude of Construction is between $5,000,000, and $10,000,000.

The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code is 237990, which has a size standard of $27.5 Million. Per U.S. SBA Table of Small Business Size Standards - NAICS code 237990 for Dredging: To be considered small for purposes of Government procurement, a firm must perform at least 40 percent of the volume dredged with its own equipment or equipment owned by another small dredging concern.

The requirement for the submission of both performance and payment bonds, in an amount equivalent to 100% of the award price shall be applicable. Therefore, the successful firm shall have the capability to acquire such bonding.