Clinton River Mouth Coastal Habitat Restoration
Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published April 19, 2017
This is a PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE. The referenced Solicitation will be posted to this site at an upcoming date as described below.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, intends to solicit for construction services for the ecological restoration and improvement of the shoreline, nearshore area, and immediate upland area at the location where the Clinton River empties into Lake St. Clair at Harrison Township, Michigan. The project site is a former dredged material placement site that is now managed by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. The site has been overrun by invasive species and is not providing quality fish and wildlife habitat.The project will require that the contractor to provide all work, materials, equipment, labor, supervision, management, and administration to remove invasive plant species, remove existing trees, regrade the ground surface to enhance drainage, furnish and plant native-type plants above the water line, grade underwater sand around the shoreline, and install large, anchored tree sections, plants, and other improvements in the shallow water around the site. The worksite is a peninsula that extends several hundred feet into the lake, but work and staging areas are generally accessible from dry land.The performance period for this work will be approximately 6 months for primary work, plus an additional 12 months for care and establishment of new vegetation.The estimated cost of construction is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000.The Government intends to issue a FIRM FIXED PRICE contract.This action is a 100% Small Business Set-Aside procurement of construction services. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code for this requirement is 237990.The Small Business Size Standard for this requirement is $36.5 million in average annual receipts.It is intended that this solicitation will be advertised and processed as an Invitation for Bids in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 14 Sealed Bidding. The intended date for posting the solicitation is on or about June 1, 2017, with a bid opening date approximately 30 days later and award of the contract by Late July 2017. Specific calendar dates will be included in the solicitation. The solicitation package will include drawings/plans and specifications. The solicitation package will be available only electronically via FedBizOpps at www.fbo.gov. Requests for solicitation packages made by telephone, fax, or email will not be honored, as contractors must download the documents through the FedBizOpps website. In order for interested contractors to conduct business with the Federal Government, contractors must register their firms at the System for Award Management (SAM). Contractors can access SAM for free at www.SAM.gov. Instructions are on the web page.