Y--ABATE ASBESTOS ON CONVECTOR PIPING PROJECT VETERANS AFFAIRS MEDICAL CENTER (VAMC) - CINCINNATI, OH PROJECT 539-16-202
Department of Veterans Affairs, Columbus VAOPC | Published June 11, 2015 - Deadline July 29, 2015
The Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) - Cincinnati, OH, has a requirement for Project 539-16-202, "Abate Asbestos on Convector Piping". The Contractor shall provide all labor, materials, equipment, insurance, supervision and any other items required to complete project "Abate Asbestos on Convector Piping", at the VAMC, 3200 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220, in accordance with the specifications and drawings. Work includes abatement of asbestos containing materials in building surfaces and piping insulation, removal and replacement of convector units, piping and insulation, removal of existing HVAC controls and installation of new electrical work, restoration of building finishes, and other work as described in the plans, specifications and drawings. The Abate Asbestos on Convector Piping project is necessary to abate asbestos before the piping fails and creates a situation where steam is released and an emergency repair has to be done. The failed piping would drench the room below with steam causing an unsafe situation and promote the growth of mold. Contractor shall completely prepare site for building operations, including demolition and removal of existing equipment, and furnish labor and materials and perform work for the removal of existing equipment, and furnish labor and materials and perform work for the removal of existing asbestos insulation on convector branch piping, removal of the associated branch piping from convectors back to their associated risers, installation of DDC control valves, new control functionality to maintain space temperature through the modulation of these valves, modify and or replace existing convectors, and re-insulation branch piping as required by the drawings and specifications. This acquisition will be solicited pursuant to the Veterans' First Public Law 109-461 as a 100% Set-Aside for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB). In accordance with Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation (VAAR) 852.219-10(c) (4), the SDVOSB Contractor or SDVOSB Sub-Contractor is required to perform a minimum of 25% of the construction work on the project.
Duration of the project should not exceed 150 calendar days from receipt of the Notice to Proceed (NTP).
A one-time only site visit will be scheduled and that information will be in the solicitation package. Solicitation documents, including specifications and drawings, will be available electronically on or about June 29, 2015, with bid opening approximately 30 days later, at the following website: www.fbo.gov.
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(FAR) 52.214-3, Amendments to Invitations. Amendments to the solicitation will be posted at www.fbo.gov. Paper copies of the amendment will NOT be individually mailed. All requests for information are required to be in writing to the Contracting Officer. No telephone inquiries will be accepted. It is the interested Bidders' responsibility to be sure your questions were actually received in the contracting office for a response. Questions received after the cut off period will not be provided response. Questions may be emailed to Brian.Kish@va.gov. The Contracting Officer cannot guarantee that a response to e-mailed questions will be received.
One Hundred and Twenty (120) day bid acceptance period will be required. Bond information: A 20% Bid bond must be submitted with bid. Performance bond and payment bond will be required from the Contractor receiving award. A pre-proposal conference shall be held at a date, time, and location to be provided in the solicitation. In accordance with VAAR 836.204, the magnitude of this construction project is between $500,000.00 and $1,000,000.00. Bidders must be listed in the VetBiz Registry Vendor Information Pages at www.vetbiz.gov, currently registered in System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov, Experian - BusinessIQ, to name a few, to be eligible for award. Bidders MUST ensure registration in these websites are accurate, complete and have not expired prior to bid opening date. North American Industrial Classification Standard (NAICS) code assigned to this construction project is 238220, Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors, with a small business size standard of $15.0 million.
Contracting Office Address:
Department of Veterans Affairs, Network Contracting Office 10
2780 Airport Drive - Suite 340, Columbus, OH 43219
Point of Contact(s):
Brian Kish, Contract Specialist