Y--PROJECT NO. 512A5-13-329 - POTABLE WATER SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS
Department of Veterans Affairs, VA Maryland Health Care System | Published March 14, 2016 - Deadline April 29, 2016
THIS PROCUREMENT IS A FULL AND OPEN COMPETITION.
VISN 5 Network Contracting anticipates the award of a Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) contract for Construction for Project No. 512A5-13-329 for a Potable Water System Improvements Project located at the VA Maryland Healthcare System, VA Medical Center located at Perry Point (Cecil County), and Maryland 21902.
Contractor will be responsible to provide all supervision, labor, materials, and equipment in accordance with the design drawings and specifications that will be issued with this solicitation.
The intent of this project is to make improvements to the potable water system serving the entire campus in accordance with design drawings and specifications that will be provided in the solicitation.
All work shall include but not limited to the following:
o Construct a new Water Treatment Plant adjacent to the existing plant
o Demolition of the existing Water Treatment Plant
o Renovations to the Raw Water Pumping Station
o Cleaning of the Secondary Intake
o Instrumentation and Control Improvements for enhanced system operations
o Asbestos abatement (if required)
o Install drainage outside building to properly capture and convey storm water runoff
o Mechanical (Plumbing, fire protection and HVAC)
o Demolition and Removal of exciting structure
The existing water system was constructed in the early 1900's and has undergone several upgrades over the years, however, much of the original structures are still in service. This project will correct Facility Conditions Assessment (FCA) deficiencies and provide for a more reliable and safer source of potable water to the patients, staff and visitors of the Medical Center.
Background Investigations, Security Clearance, and Employee Identification will be required for all contractor employees and subcontractors. Proper identification (valid citizen and non-citizen ID cards, valid passport or naturalization papers) will be required to access the VA Medical Center.
The NAICS code for this procurement will be 237110 for the Water and Sewer Line and Related Structures Construction.
The current small business size standard for 237110 is $36.5M
All work is to be completed within approximately 540 calendar days after date of receipt of notice to proceed. This includes final inspection and clean-up.
The construction cost range for the project is between $10,000,000 and $15,000,000.
The Government will not provide paper copies of the solicitation. Offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation package, drawings and subsequent amendments, if any.
Telephone, written, facsimile, or e-mail requests for the solicitation will NOT be honored.
A "Mandatory" pre-bid conference will be scheduled. The date will be announced in the solicitation package. The deadline for receipt of questions will be announced in the solicitation package. All questions must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Officer on the Request for Information Form that will be provided with the solicitation package.
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All interested parties MUST be registered "ACTIVE" in the System for Award Management (SAM) Database (www.SAM.gov) and Vendor Information Pages (VIP) at: www.vetbiz.gov database as a "Verified" SDVOSB firm if contractor is a SDVOSB, and must have current record in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) prior to the response date of the solicitation.
The Contracting Officer for this procurement is Sandra A. Anderson, (410) 642-2411 x6005, email: firstname.lastname@example.org and the Project Engineer is Matthew Hargrove, (410) 642-2411.
All interested contractors must ensure that their firms have the ability to provide 100% Performance and Payment Bonds, and 20% Bid Guarantee.
The Request for Proposal will be issued on or about March 28, 2016.
Award of contract will be SUBJECT TO THE AVAILABLITY OF FUNDS.