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38–Maintenance Dredging, Various Channel Sections of the Baltimore Harbor and Channels and Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Approach Channels, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland

Posted on June 11, 2015

This is a Pre-Solicitation Notice

This project will be announced as W912DR-15-B-0001.

Project Description: Maintenance Dredging, Various Channels Sections, Baltimore Harbor Channels, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland FY 15

The proposed procurement is unrestricted, NAICS 237990 with a magnitude of construction between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000.

Approximately 2,500.000 cubic yards of material consisting primarily of mud, silt, sand, shell, and mixtures thereof commonly used equipment such as two (2) 40 cubic yard clamshell dredges, one (1) 24-30 inch hydraulic unloader, six (6) to eight (8) large tugs, six (6) to eight (8) 2,500 – 5,000 cubic yard material scows, and appropriate attendant plant and pipeline will be required for dredging.

Approximately 2,500,000 cubic yards of material removed from proposed dredging of Federal Channels serving Baltimore Harbor will be placed in the Cox Creek Dredged Material Containment Facility (500, 000 CY) and at the State of Maryland Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystems Restoration Project at Poplar Island, located in Talbot County(2,000,000.00 CY).

Maryland Port Administration is responsible for meeting effluent quality standards for each DMCF in accordance with their discharge permits issued by Maryland Department of the Environment. Recirculation is required from within the Cox Creek DMCF and is optional for the Masonville DMCF.

The channels vary in depth from 35 to 50 feet, and in width from 600 feet to 1,870 feet. Work will be accomplished in a heavy commercial waterway supporting the Port of Baltimore.

The solicitation will be provided in an electronic format, free of charge on or about 01 July 2015, to all authenticated account holders registered with the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) System. Please note that all US Army Corps of Engineers acquisitions are considered sensitive, but unclassified documents and require users to have valid MPIN entered in the FBO systems to access package.

The media through which the Government chooses to issue this solicitation will be the Internet only. This solicitation will not be issued in paper. No phone or fax request for copy of solicitation will be accepted. Bids can be submitted after the solicitation announcement by mail to:

U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
Contracting Division
P. O. Box 1715
Baltimore, MD 21201-1715

Or in person at:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
City Crescent Building Room 7000
10 South Howard St.
Baltimore, MD 21201


USACE District, Baltimore, 10 South Howard Street, Baltimore, MD 21203


USACE District, Baltimore 10 South Howard Street, Baltimore MD


Nicole Brookes, 410-962-0154

USACE District, Baltimore

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