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Dredging Contract News. February 19, 2001 Part 1 of 2




February 19, 2001 Volume 17, Number 4



Published by International Dredging Review. ISSN# 1096-1763



PO Box 1487, Fort Collins, CO 80522 USA Phone: 970-568-0833; fax: 970-568-0834



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NORTH ATLANTIC



NEW JERSEY



DTCG83-01-Q-3WF120. No date issued. MANASQUAN INLET, POINT PLEASANT BEACH, NEW JERSEY; USCG STATION MANASQUAN INLET; DREDGE SMALL BOAT MOORING. Provide all necessary labor, supervision, materials and equipment necessary to perform dredging of approximately 800 cubic yards of river mud from U.S. Coast Guard Marina and transport and dispose of material at contractor-furnished disposal site. Contractor is responsible for acquiring all permits. The period of performance is 224 days after Notice to Proceed. Cost estimate: $25,000 to $100,000. Unrestricted. All relevant solicitation documents, including specifications and drawings, will be available exclusively from the Internet by accessing the U.S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland website at:



http://www.eps.gov or http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland. Offerors should register notification of this solicitation. Any amendments issued to this solicitation will be posted solely on these websites. Plan holders list or bidders mailing list is not available for any solicitations. Contact: Audrey Overholt, contract specialist, phone 216-902-6217, email: aoverholt@ceucleveland.uscg.mil; USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44199-2060.



CONTRACT AWARD, NEW JERSEY



DACW61-01-C-0007. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, LEASE OF PLANT, NEW JERSEY INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, BARNEGAT INLET, NEW JERSEY, COLD SPRING INLET, NEW JERSEY, ADJACENT NEW JERSEY WATERWAYS. Awarded to Barnegat Bay Dredging Company, Inc. for $1,632,450 on February 9, 2001. Contact: David Dilks, contract specialist, phone 215-656-6894; Philadelphia District, COE, Philadelphia Wanamaker Building, Room 643, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107.



NEW YORK



DTCGG1-01-R-3WK016. Bid opening CHANGED TO Jan. 19, 2001, 2 p.m. MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF ENTRANCE CHANNEL AT USCG STATION EATONS NECK, NORTHPORT, NEW YORK. This notice is hereby amended to add the following: The solicitation will be issued for the base year and four one-year options. Evaluation of price will be on all five years total. Evaluation of all years will not oblige the government to exercise the option periods. Liquidated damages are incorporated. The revised issue date of the solicitation is November 29, 2000. Offerors are cautioned to ensure that the initial proposal contain the offeror's best terms from a technical and cost or price standpoint as the government intends to evaluate proposals and award a contract without discussions with offerors. The following information remains as originally posted: Provide all labor, materials, equipment, disposal, transportation and supervision necessary for maintenance dredging of the entrance channel. The work includes pre-dredge hydrographic survey; bucket dredging of approximately 7,000 cubic yards of sand, gravel and cobbles from the boat channel, mechanical disposal of the dredged material; post-dredge hydrographic survey and incidental related work. All work will be accomplished in accordance with applicable permits. Specialized marine experience is required to perform this work. This solicitation will be issued as a Request for Proposal. Interested offerors will be required to submit a technical proposal as well as other documentation, which will be evaluated in accordance with the applicable evaluation factors listed in the solicitation. Award will be based on best value. The successful offeror’s technical proposal will be incorporated into the contract through a modification. Offerors will be required to submit documentation regarding their marine experience. Cost estimate: $100,000 to $250,000. Unrestricted. Dredging will occur between March 1 and March 15. Hydraulic dredging and disposal is not allowed on this contract. Documents available on or about Nov. 20, 2000 for a non-refundable deposit. Checks or money orders should be made payable to Rhode Island Blueprint (RIBP), 335 Webster Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920; fax number: 401-946-6550. Fax request for the solicitation package to RIBP and include credit card number and expiration date along with the solicitation number. RIBP accepts VISA, Mastercard, and American Express. Do not call in requests. Orders will be shipped UPS unless overnight delivery is requested. Qfferors are required to verify the number of amendments issued with the contracting officer prior to the date for receipt of quotations. Contact: Jodi Ruggiero, contract specialist, phone 401-736-1785; fax 401-736-1704; email: JRuggiero@CEUProvidence.USCG.mil; USCG Civil Engineering Unit Providence, 300 Metro Center Boulevard, Warwick, RI, 02886.



Web:



http://www2.eps.gov/cgi-bin/WebObjects/EPS?ACode=P&ProjID=DTCGG1-01-R-3WK016&LocID=492



DACW51-01-B-0008. Bid opening Feb. 27, 2001. KILL VAN KULL & NEWARK BAY CHANNELS NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. The Kill Van Kull II, Area 3, Contract 6 project is a channel deepening project. Specifically, the project consists of deepening the existing 40 feet below MLW Federal Navigation Channel System to a depth of 47 feet below MLW. The project area consists of two (northern and southern) channels. The northern channel is approximately 400 feet wide and 12,600 feet long and the southern channel is 400 feet wide and 10,200 feet long. The west end of the project limit begins at approximately 4,000 feet east of the Bayonne Bridge. The majority of the work consists of dredging and disposal of non-rock materials. All non-rock materials dredged from the site will be disposed at the HARS. The work involves the use of marine plant such as a clamshell dredge with 18 CY rock bucket, an excavator dredge with a 12 CY bucket, drilling and sampling equipment, and barges and tug boats. Cost estimate, $25 million to $100 million. Unrestricted. The NAICS code for the project is 234930 with a dollar value of $17 million. Solicitation documents will be available on or about January 24, 2001. Bid opening date will be 30 calendar days following solicitation available date or 27 February 2001 at 11:00 A.M. Bid opening will be held in room 1841 of 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York. To obtain a CD-ROM copy of the solicitation documents, mail a check or money order for $5 (per set) payable to FAO USA ED, New York to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Contracting Division, Room 1843, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, New York 10278-0090. Interested parties requesting solicitation documents should do so in writing stating the solicitation number of the project, complete company name, street address (no P.O. Boxes please), telephone number and fax number including area codes. The solicitation documents may be examined at the New York District office or at the following offices; F.W. Dodge Company, 148 Princeton, Hightstown Road, Hightstown, New Jersey 08520, Brown's Letters, 163 Stuyvesant Avenue, Lyndhurst, New Jersey, Metro Area Office, Western Residency, Building 408, Pershing Loop, Fort Hamilton Military Community, Brooklyn, New York 11252. A Small Business Subcontracting Plan is required for all large firms. The subcontracting plan must be in conformance with all aspects of FAR Subpart 19.7. This includes evaluation of an offeror's past performance with respect to its allotment of work to small, small disadvantaged, veteran's owned and women-owned small business concerns. A contract will not be awarded unless and until the contracting officer has determined (with advice from the SBA) that an offeror's subcontracting plan provides maximum practicable opportunities for small business concerns to participate in the contract. The Corps of Engineers is responsible for effectively implementing the small business programs within its activities including achieving program goals and to ensure contracting and technical personnel maintain knowledge of small, small disadvantaged, veteran's owned and women-owned small business program requirements. An offeror can facilitate the identification of such firms through the Small Business Administration's (SBA) PRO-Net website address http://pro-net.sba.gov. In addition, an offeror can contact the local SBA 8(a) Business Development (8D) offices in New York and New Jersey at 212-264-4313 and 973-645-2530, respectively, for referrals to SBA's 8(a) certified Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns. Contact: Lawrence T. Locke, phone 212-264-6707; New York District, COE, 26 Federal Plaza, Rm 1843, New York, N.Y. 10278-0090.



DACW49-01-B-0007. Bid opening March 28, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, ROCHESTER AND OSWEGO HARBORS, NEW YORK. This action, originally publicized on December 21, 2000, has been changed. Rochester Harbor will be advertised under Solicitation No. DACW49-01-B-0007, Oswego Harbor has been removed from this solicitation and will be advertised separately. It is estimated that Oswego Harbor may be issued as an emerging small business setaside, on or about February 22, 2001. And open on or about April 27, 2001. Concerns who have already requested CDs containing plans and specifications for the above numbered solicitation will automatically receive both solicitations. There is no need to re-request a CD. Rochester will be issued as originally estimated. Contact: (Rochester) Richard W. Reffner, contract specialist, 716-879-4250, email richard.w.reffner@usace.army.mil;



(Oswego)Sharon R. Aikin, 716-879-4254,



email sharon.r.aikin@usace.army.mil;



Buffalo District, COE, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199; website: http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil/contracting



MAINTENANCE DREDGING FOR VARIOUS PROJECTS IN THE NEW YORK DISTRICT. Bid opening February 28, 2001. This is a sources sought synopsis for maintenance dredging for various projects over $5 million for the New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The work consists of maintenance dredging with the disposal of the dredged material at a suitable upland placement site(s) to be provided by the contractor. The purpose of the proposed dredging is to maintain the authorized project dimensions, thereby assuring safe economical use of Federal navigation channels by shipping interests. Placement site: The dredged material will be transported by contractor-identified means, to a suitable upland placement site(s) furnished by the contractor. The dredged material will be required to meet all federal, state and local criteria required for the site selected. All necessary permits required for the dredged material placement will be provided by the contractor. Any sampling and testing required for obtaining permits required for dredged material placement will be provided by the contractor. Environmental/regulatory compliance: Permits or regulatory approvals that will be provided by the contractor include placement site permits as applicable and others as related to transportation, processing and placement of the dredged material, or any other aspects of the contractor's proposed disposition of the dredged material. These approvals include, but are not limited to: water quality certificates (WQC) in accordance with Section 401 of the Clean Water Act, coastal zone management (CZM) consistency determinations, and state agreement pursuant to Section 307 of the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 as amended, for activities conducted in a state which has a federally approved Coastal Zone Management program. WQC and CZM permits related to the dredging (as opposed to dredged material disposition) will be provided by the New York District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Production capability: In addition to the environmental/regulatory compliance requirements, bidders will provide evidence of the production capability and throughput rates for their proposed integrated system of dredging transportation, processing, and placement. The NAICS code (formerly SIC code 1629) is 234990, size standard 17 million. Provide a capability statement to the address below. Include the following: 1) Name and address of the firm. 2) Size of business including annual revenue for NAICS code 234990 and entire business, and total number of employees. 3) Ownership, i.e. large/small/small disadvantaged/8a/or woman owned. 4) Year firm was established. 5) Names of two principals to contact, including title and telephone number. 6) Previous Experience, including information on current contracts or contracts completed within the past five years (of similar cost magnitude and complexity) under NAICS code 234990. Pertinent information required is as follows: a: name of contract; b. contract number, c: contract type (firm fixed price, cost plus, indefinite quantity, or combination); d. period of performance and total contract value; e. summary of contract work, including dollar value; f. contracting officer’s name and phone number; g. contracting officer's technical representative; h. list of major subcontractors, including names, addresses and phone numbers of primary points of contact; i. a one-page list of equipment available to the contractor for the dredging, transportation, unloading and treatment of dredged material from deep draft navigation channels (channels deeper than 25 feet below mean low water). Include a copy of the operating permits, or written contracts or agreements, that show that they have an approved upland disposal site for dredged material available for their use; j. available capacity of the dredged material disposal site at this time and daily dredged material processing throughput, in cubic yards, must be specified in writing by the site owner or operator. Limit response to 10 pages total (excluding permits and approvals), double-spaced, 12 point type. Statements must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on February 28, 2001 to the address below. This synopsis is for information and planning purposes only. All information submitted is at respondent's expense. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation. Responses to this announcement will be utilized to determine the viability of potential small business set-asides for this type of project in the future. The government reserves the right to consider a small business setaside based upon the responses received, and anticipates release of a request for proposal for a two-step dredging acquisition on or about March 16, 2001. All requests for information must be submitted in writing. Verbal and fax requests will not be accepted. No solicitation exists at this time. Contact: Lawrence T. Locke, contract specialists: 212-264-6707; New York District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 1843 (Attention: L. Locke), New York, New York 10278-0090.



PENNSYLVANIA



DTCG83-01-B-3WF059. Bid opening Jan. 11, 2000. DREDGE MOORINGS. Provide all labor, material, equipment, transportation and supervision required to perform soundings and dredging at U. S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office Moorings, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Project includes unit item for additional dredging. Cost estimate: $250,000 to $500,000. 100 percent small business setaside. Completion time, 90 days after receipt of Notice to Proceed. All relevant solicitation documents, including specifications and drawings will be available for download exclusively from the Internet on approximately November 24, by accessing the U. S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland website at: http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland or the government-wide Electronic Posting System website at http://www.eps.gov . Any amendments issued to this solicitation will be posted on these websites. Contact: P. Korenchen, contract specialist, phone 216-902-6218, fax 216-902-6277/78, email PKorenchen@CEUCleveland.uscg.mil; USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44199-2060.



RHODE ISLAND



CONTRACT AWARD



DTCGG1-01-C-3WK016. MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF ENTRANCE CHANNEL AT USCG STATION EATONS NECK. Awarded to Weeks Marine for $237,001.66 (base year) on February 2, 2001. Contact: Jodi Ruggiero, contract specialist, phone 401-736-1785; fax 401-736-1704,



email JRuggiero@CEUProvidence.USCG.mil; United States Coast Guard (USCG), Commanding Officer, USCG Civil Engineering Unit Providence, 300 Metro Center Boulevard, Warwick, RI, 02886.



SOUTH ATLANTIC



ALABAMA



DACW01-01-B-0003. Bid opening January 17, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MOBILE CHANNEL AND MOBILE BAY SPRINGS, MOBILE, AL (MOBILE COUNTY). Apparent low bidder, Bean Stuyvesant, $8,723,000; 2nd, Weeks Marine, $9,220,000; 3rd., Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, $9,973,175; 4th., Manson construction Co, $10,252,750; gov. esitmate, $8,367,371. Maintenance dredging of Mobile River and Mobile Bay sumps (mechanical or hopper) with open water disposal. Bid documents are available on or about December 8, 2000. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. on the Internet to receive one CD-ROM. Website: http://www.sam.usace.army.mil, click on contract bids. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this project is 234990. Contact: Karen Johnson, phone 334-690-2535; email: cesam.plansroom@sam.usace.army.mil; Mobile District, COE, Contracting Division, CESAM-CT (109 St. Joseph Street 36602) PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



DACW01-01-B-0007. Bid opening date Feb. 13, 2001. RENTAL OF CUTTERHEAD PIPELINE DREDGE, Black Warrior and the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway, Alabama and Mississippi. One bidder, Weeks Marine, $3,251,050, plus options; $5,782,100 with 24-inch dredge Arkansas. Issue date Dec. 22, 2000. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Rental of cutterhead pipeline dredge with attendant plant and operators for maintenance dredging of the Tenn-Tom Waterway and bendways, Black Warrior-Tombigbee River System and the Alabama River. The principal location of work is expected to be the Tenn-Tom Waterway (TTWW), AL and MS. This work will require dredging to depths of 12 feet or greater over varying channel widths. The dredge material will have to be transported at distances up to 11,000 feet from the dredging site at lifts as high as 70 feet. This contract will require a 20, 22, or 24-inch dredge with respective minimum horsepower requirements of 2500, 2700, and 2700. These requirements are due to long time lengths and high lifts that exist at various locations on the river system. NOTE: The above general outline of features of the week does not in any way limit the responsibility of the Contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawings referred to therein. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this project is 234990.. All responsible sources may submit a bid, which shall be considered. All notifications of changes to this solicitation shall be made through the Internet only. It is therefore the contractor’s responsibility to check the Mobile District home page daily, for any posted changes to this solicitation. Actual solicitation amendments will be issued either by fax, posting for download to the aforementioned web page. The plans and specifications will be issued on the Internet. Plans and specifications will not be provided in a printed paper format; however, the Government reserves the right to revert to paper medium when it is determined to be in the government's best interest. All bid forms, bid bonds, and other normal documents required for the bid submittal, including amendments to the bid submittal, shall be in paper medium. Electronic medium for the bid submittal documents will not be allowed. Detailed Information on this and other Mobile District are available on the Internet at: http://www.sam.usace.army.mil/. Specific questions related to this project may be answered by Don Greene, phone 334-690-3730 or fax 334-694-4264. Technical inquiries on plans and specs must be submitted in writing by mail or fax. Refer questions on distribution of plans and specifications to the Plan Room at 334-690-2535 or fax 334-694-4343. Mobile District, COE.



DACW01-01-B-0009. Bid opening Feb. 1, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING PERDIDO PASS CHANNEL, ALABAMA (BALDWIN COUNTY.) Apparent low bidder, Hendry Corporation, $1,203,960; 2nd., Jesco Construction Corp., $1,282,050; gov. estimate, $1,102,395. Maintenance dredging at Perdido Pass with disposal into disposal areas 6 and 7. Bid documents are available on or about December 21, 2000. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. 100 percent small-business setaside, Register online at http://www.sam.usace.army.mil then click on contract bids. All notifications of changes to this solicitation will be made through the Internet only. The plans and specifications will be issued on Compact Disc (CD-ROM) only at no charge. NAICS code for this project is 234990. Refer questions on distribution of plans and specifications to the Plan Room at 334-690-2535/2536 or fax 334-694-4343. Contact Karen Johnson, phone 334-690-2535; Mobile District, COE, PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



Email: cesam.plansroom@sam.usace.army.mil



DACW01-01-B-0008. Bid opening Feb. 20, 2001. RENTAL OF CUTTERHEAD PIPELINE DREDGE WITH ATTENDANT PLANT AND OPERATORS FOR PRINCIPALLY THE ALABAMA RIVER SYSTEM, ALABAMA WITH POSSIBLE ASSIGNMENT TO THE BLACK WARRIOR AND TOMBIBEE RIVER SYSTEM, OR TO THE TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY. This work will require dredging to depths of 13 feet or greater over channel widths of up to 200 feet at certain locations, and pumping material to disposal areas over distances as a great as 8500 feet and lifts up to 70 feet. The character of the material may range from fine silts to heavy sands and clays. The work will require a 20, 22 or 24-inch dredge with respective minimum horsepower requirements of 2100, 2100, and 2400. These requirements are due to long line lengths and high lifts that exist at various locations on the river system. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. NOTE: The above general outline of features of the work does not in any way limit the responsibility of the contractor to perform all work and furnish all plant, labor, equipment and materials required by the specifications and the drawing referred therein. Bid documents are available on or about January 5, 2001. Solicitation amendments will be issued either by fax or posting for download to the district’s web page. The solicitation will be on the internet for download. Web address: http://www.sam.usace.army.mil/. Contact: Roger Gerth, phone 334-694-3708 or fax 334-694-4264; or Karen Johnson, phone 334-690-2535; email: cesam.plansroom@sam.usace.army.mil; Mobile District, COE, PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



CONTRACT AWARD, ALABAMA



DACW01-01-C-0005 / DACW01-00-R-0045. MAINTENANCE DREDGING BON SECOUR RIVER, BALDWIN COUNTY, ALABAMA. Awarded to Lake Michigan Contractors Inc. for $1,293,967.55, line items 1 – 5, on January 8, 2001. Contact: Karen Johnson, phone 334-690-2535, Mobile District, COE.



FLORIDA



Website for Jacksonville district:



DACW17-00-B-0025. Postponed. Issued Dec. 22, 2000. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, 12-FOOT PROJECT, INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, JACKSONVILLE TO MIAMI, FLORIDA, VICINITY OF HAULOVER CANAL, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA. Remove shoals along the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in the vicinity of Haulover Canal. A depth of 12 feet MLW will be required with an allowable overdepth of two feet. The base bid will require maintenance dredging of Cut BV-1 Station 0+00 to Cut BV-7 Station 0+00 and will total approximately 1.4 million cubic yards of material to be removed. Option Bid Item A (if awarded) will require maintenance dredging of Cut BV-7 Station 0+00 to Cut BV-9 Station 43+00 and will total approximately 0.4 million cubic yards of material to be removed. All dredged material will be placed in upland disposal area BV-2C located approximately 4.5 miles north of the intersection of Cut BV-5 and Cut BV-6. Cost estimate: more than $10 million. Contact: Reena Mobley, 904- 232-3702; Jacksonville District, COE, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, Florida 32232-0019.



Email: reena.mobley@usace.army.mil;



Website: http://www.usace.army.mil



DACW17-00-B-0033. Bid opening date April 21, 2001; issue date March 7, 2001. Beach Nourishment, St. Johns County Shore Protection The St. Johns County Shore Protection Project will nourish approximately 3.5 miles of coastline with approximately 3,700,000 cy of sand. The borrow area is located along and adjacent to the St. Augustine Harbor entrance channel approximately 4.7 miles north of the beach fill area. A portion of the borrow area coincides with the St. Augustine Harbor Entrance Channel. Debris removal, revetment shaping, vibration control monitoring and sea oat planting are also required. Dredging is both landward and seaward of the COLREGS Demarcation Line. The beach disposal area is seaward of the COLREGS Demarcation Line. Cost estimate, more than $10 million. Unrestricted. Solicitation will be issued in electronic format only. Bidders will be provided a CD-ROM at no cost. Interested offerors must register electronically. Contact Reena Mobley, 904-232-3702, Jacksonville District, COE, P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, Florida 32232-0019.



DACW17-01-B-0005. Bid opening April 10, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CANAVERAL HARBOR, CANAVERAL HABOR, FLORIDA. Removal of shoal material from entrance channel Cuts 1A, 1B, 1, 2, and 3 (including widener's between Cut-1 and Cut-2) and from the Trident Acess Channel, Trident Turning Basin, Middle Turning Basin, West Acess Channel, and West Turning Basin. Nearshore quality material removed from Cut-2 Station 150+00 to Station 182+00 will be placed in the nearshore disposal area and non-nearshore quality material removed from this reach will be placed in the ocean disposal area. The determination of beach quality vs. non beach quality material will be based on a visual inspection of the material. The material removed from other portions of the project will be placed in the ocean disposal area. This solicitation is for an indefinite delivery order type of contract covering a base period of 12 months with two 12 month option periods, if exercised. The base bid work for each year may include all or some of Cuts 1A, 1B, 1, and 2 (including wideners). Cost estimate: more than $10 million. Invitation for Bid will be issued on or about February 22, 2001. Solicitation will be issued in electronic format only. Bidders will be provided a CD ROM at no cost. Contact: Robert Mosteller, Robert Mosteller@saj.usace.army.mil; Jacksonville District website: http://www.saj.usace.army.mil; P.O. Box 4970, Jacksonville, Florida 32232-0019.



RFI No. 01-1. REQUEST FOR INFORMATION, MIAMI RIVER PROJECT. The Jacksonville District of the US Army Corps of Engineers is planning a procurement to perform maintenance dredging of the Miami River. Work entails dredging the Miami River to restore the navigation project to its authorized dimensions. The federal channel is approximately 5.5 miles long, 15 feet deep and the width varies from 150 feet at lower end to 90 feet at upper end. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material will need to be dredged and disposed of. The project was built in the 1930's and has never been maintained. The sediments in the river are contaminated with predominately heavy metals and are not eligible for ocean disposal. Therefore, contaminated sediments must be disposed of in an environmentally acceptable manner. Approximately eight acres of land are available and can be used as a temporary disposal site. The temporary disposal area is located one block from the north bank of the river near the upstream end. If the available land is used as a disposal site, the contractor will be responsible for development of the site as a disposal area, odor control during use, and for returning the site to pre-existing condition. At this time, the government sees two contractual alternates: (1) design a temporary disposal area on the site mentioned above and direct the contractor to use the site for temporary storage and find its own permanent disposal site, or (2) leave disposal means and methods entirely up to the contractor. The purpose of this Request for Information (RFI) is to seek industry input regarding these alternatives or other possible alternatives. Request industry submit recommendations concerning means and methods to perform the work in an environmentally acceptable and economically feasible manner. Since information submitted in response to the RFI may be used in the Government's specifications and made available to all competitors, DO NOT SUBMIT PROPRIETARY AND / OR BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL DATA. However, if you believe that, given the opportunity, you could propose an acceptable alternative in response to a Request for Proposals that permitted alternative methods, please let us know. Keep in mind that, depending on the alternative, the government may have to investigate and confirm acceptability. Therefore, include an estimate of the time required for such investigation and confirmation. Mail or fax written responses no later than February 20, 2001 to: fax: 904-232-2748; Jacksonville District, COE, ATTN: CESAJ-CT-C (Griselle Gonzalez), 400 West Bay Street, Jacksonville, Florida 32202-4412. Email to: Griselle.Gonzalez@usace.army.mil.



GEORGIA



DACW21-01-B-0002. Postponed. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, STATION 0+000 TO 50+000 AND SEDIMENT BASIN - SAVANNAH HARBOR. Issue date Dec. 7, 2000. Removal of approximately 3 million cubic yards of maintenance material. Material will be placed in adjacent disposal areas. Requests for solicitation packages must be made in writing no later that Dec. 22, 2000. Small business setaside. Fax requests to 912-652-5828. Documents limited top one set per firm. Contact Wilbur Wiggins, 912-652-5542 (technical questions); or Sandy Meyers, 912-652-5324 (contractual questions;



Savannah District, COE, P.O. Box 889, Savannah, GA 31402-0889;



website: http://www.sas.usace.army.mil/ebs/.



MARYLAND



The subcontracting goals for the Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers, are are 60 percent for small business, 15 percent for small disadvantaged business, eight percent for women-owned small business and two percent for Hubzone small businesses. It is imperative that all small disadvantaged businesses contact their cognizant Small Business Administration Office to obtain Small Disadvantaged Business Certification. Without SBA SDB certification, a prime contractor nor a federal agency can receive SDB credit when utilizing non-certified SDB contractors/subcontractors.



DACW31-01-B-0003. Bid opening April 17, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CHESTER RIVER, QUEEN ANNES COUNTY, MARYLAND. Work consists of using a hydraulic dredge. About 35,000 cubic yards of fine sand will be removed and transported about 18,000 feet to Eastern Neck Wildlife Refuge and placed behind segmented breakwaters. The breakwaters will be plugged with small (8 to 10 foot) geo-textile tubes to help contain the material. A wetland will then be planted after deposition. 100 percent small business setaside. Cost estimate, $500,000 to $1 million. Issue date March 14, 2001. The solicitation will be provided in an electronic format, free of charge, to all registered plan holders via compact disk or website. Contractors requests for solicitations and quotations will be performed through Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI). Contractors may register to be placed on the bidders/offerors mailing lists by going to the website: http://ebs.nab.usace.army.mil. Contact: Regina Wheeler, phone 410-962-3475;



email: regina.m.wheeler@usace.army.mil; Baltimore District, Corps of Engineers, 10 South Howard Street, Room 7000, Baltimore, MD 21201-1715.



NORTH CAROLINA



N62470-00-B-3659. Postponed indefinitely. REPAIR BULKHEAD AT NAVY BOAT DOCKS, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, CHERRY POINT. Restricted to small businesses. Contact: Lorrie Hickok, Procurement Technician, phone 252-466-5930; CG, MCAS Cherry Point, Facilities, OIC NAVFAC Contracts, PSC Box 8006, Cherry Point, NC 28533-0006; email: HickokLM@efdlant.navfac.navy.mil



DACW54-01-B-0003. Bid opening Jan. 4, 2001. OCEAN ISLE BEACH NOURISHMENT (INITIAL CONSTRUCTION--DREDGING), BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. Dredge material from Shallotte Inlet on the east end of Ocean Isle Beach and deposit it on the beach at Ocean Isle to construct a beach berm and dune. The beach segment is approximately 17,150 feet long, with various widths and elevations required. Approximately 1.7 million cubic yards of material will be dredged using an ocean- certified pipeline dredge. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Issue date Dec. 6, 2000. Plans and specs will be issued on CD-ROM at no cost. Requests for solicitation documents should be addressed to: USAED-Wilmington, Attn: Hilda Ayers, PO Box 1890, Wilmington, NC 28402-1890, or fax to: 910-251-4454, ATTN: Hilda Ayers. Include physical address, mailing address, phone and fax numbers, and point of contact. If a large business is selected for this contract, it must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirement for a small business subcontracting plan, to be submitted and approved prior to contract award. NAICS: 234990. Contact: Hilda D. Ayers, contract specialist, phone 910-251-4862; Wilmington District, COE, P.O. Box 1890, Wilmington, NC 28402-1890;



email: hilda.d.ayers@saw02.usace.army.mil;



website: www.saw.usace.army.mil



DACA54-01-B-0001. Bid opening March 16, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING IN MILITARY OCEAN TERMINAL, SUNNY POINT, BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA. The total quantity of material to be dredged is estimated to be about 1,250,000 cubic yards. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Plans and specifications will be available on a 3.5-inch diskette or CD-ROM. Request documents from Wilmington District, COE, P.O. Box 1890, Wilmington, NC 28402-1890. Contact: Danny Kissam, CESAW-CT, phone 910-251-4424 or John Roberts II, CESAW-CT, phone 910-251-4454.



DACW54-01-B-0006. Bid opening June 19, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, MANTEO (SHALLOWBAG) BAY, OREGON INLET. Dredge approximately 1,250,000 cubic yards. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Plans and specs available through CD-ROM only. Request douments from USAED, PO Box 1890, Wilmington, NC 28402-1890. Attn: Danny Kissam, including solicitation number with request. Contact Danny Kissam at 910-251-4424.



N62470-99-B-3892. Not issued yet. BT-11 SHORE PROTECTION, MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA. Contact Lorrie Hickok, procurement technician, phone 252-466-5930; MCAS Cherry Point, Facilities OIC NAVFAC Contracts, PSC Box 8006, Cherry Point, NC 28533-0006. Email: HickokLM@efdlant.navfac.navy.mil



DTCG83-01-Q-3WF094. No opening date set. DREDGE BOAT BASIN AT HOBUCKEN, NORTH CAROLINA. Provide all labor, material, equipment, transportation and supervision required to dredge approximately 350 cubic yards of material using the hydraulic method. Dredged material will be piped and pumped directly into a designated disposal site. Cost estimate, $25,000 to $100,000. Unrestricted. A licensed surveyor is to perform before and after dredge soundings and determine the actual quantity of material dredged at USCG Station, Hobucken, North Carolina. The SIC Code 1629, NAICS 234990, the size standard is $ 17 million. The due date for quotes has not been scheduled. No telephone requests. All relevant solicitation documents, including specifications and drawings shall be available for download exclusively from our website. You can register to receive notification when the solicitation is available. The U. S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland website:



http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland or http://www.eps.gov. Contact: Carolyn Melton, contract specialist, phone 216-902-6275, fax 216-902-6277, email cmelton@ceucleveland.uscg.mil; USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44199-2060.



SOUTH CAROLINA



DACW60-01-B-0003. Bid opening app. March 6, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING IN SAMPIT RIVER, GEORGETOWN COUNTY, GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA. IDIQ contract for a base year plus two option years. Base year to consist of approximately 1,325,000 cy of unclassified material and approximately 30,000 cy of unclassified material for one shoal along the AIWW. Disposal will be upland disposal areas. Each option year will be approximately 1,325,000 cy unclassifed material in the Sampit River, with disposal will be in upland disposal areas. Cost estimate, $5 million to $10 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Five years of dredging experience required. Issue date on or about Feb. 2, 2001. Plans and Specifications will be issued only as an electronic bid set (CD-ROM format) at no cost. Submit your requests via fax, 843-329-2320 or mail request to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 69-A Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403-5107, Attn: Contracting Division. Request CD-ROM's by visiting website: http://www.sac.usace.army.mil. Contact: Joyce Cartwright, phone 843-329-8089; Charleston District, COE, P.O. Box 919, Charleston, SC 29402-0919.



DACW60-01-B-0003. Bid opening March 21, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING IN SAMPIT RIVER, GEORGETOWN COUNTY, GEORGETOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA This requirement, originally published on December 13, 2000, is amended to read: Alll reference to the SIC Code Size Standard of $17.0 million should read $13.5 million. All reference to the NAICS Code Size Standard of $27.5 million should read $17.0 million. The solicitation will be available on or about February 20, 2001. The due date for receipt of bids is an estimated date and is subject to change. The actual date and time for receipt of bids will be specified in the solicitation document. Contact: Joyce Cartwright, phone 843-329-8089; Charleston District, COE, 69A Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403-5107.



DACW60-01-B-0008 (formerly DACW60-01-R-0001) Bid opening on or about March 22, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING AND DIKING IN THE ATLANTIC INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (AIWW) BETWEEN LITTLE RIVER AND BUCKSPORT, HORRY COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA. The solicitation number was changed in a notice dated February 14, 2001. The work includes but not limited to construction of low-level dike on two disposal sites in Horry County using material at site. Install eight water control structures (spillways) on AIWW side of existing disposal sites. Conduct maintenance dredging of approx. 540,900 cubic yards of material from AIWW navigation channel in Horry County, South Carolina. All dredged material is to be placed in disposal sites along the AIWW. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Submit request for documents to fax: 843-329-2320 or mail request to address below. This acquisition is being offered for competition limited to eligible 8(a) concerns. It has been determined that competition will be limited to 8(a) firms serviced by the SBA Region IV District Offices, namely: Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. The due date above for receipt of proposals is an estimated date. The actual date will be stated in the solicitation. Contact: Barbara Barnette, phone 843-329-8083; Charleston District, COE, 69A Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403-5107.



DACW60-01-B-0007. Bie opening May 1, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING IN CHARLESTON HARBOR, ORDNANCE AND DANIEL ISLAND REACHES, SHIPYARD RIVER, AND PIER P, CHARLESTON AND BERKELEY COUNTIES, SOUTH CAROLINA. Maintenance dredging of approximately 1,500,000 cy of unclassified material in Ordnance and Daniel Island Reaches, Shipyard River, and Pier P, Charleston and Berkeley Counties, South Carolina. Disposal in upland disposal areas. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Small business setaside. Plans and specs to be issued at no cose on CD-ROM. Submit requests via fax: 843-329-2320 or mail request to Charleston District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 69-A Hagood Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403-5107. Website: www.sac.usace.army.mil. Contact: Grace Dorn, phone 843-329-8085.



DACW21-00-B-0025. Postponed. BANK PROTECTION, JONES OYSTERBED ISLAND DISPOSAL AREA AND DISPOSAL AREA 14B. Place app. 90,000 cy of armor stone riprap and 150,000 cy of fill for bank protection at nine locations on Jones Oysterbed Island disposal area and one location on Disposal Area 14B for Savannah Harbor. Work is in Jasper County, South Carolina. Cost estimate, $10 million to $25 million. Small business setaasdie. Size standard $27.5 million. Solicitation on CD-ROM only. For amendments, see http://ebs.sas.usace.army.mil Contact: Doug Plachy, 912-652-6119; Savannah District, COE, 100 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah, GA 31401-3640.



VIRGINIA



DACW31-00-B-0014. Not yet issued. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, POTOMAC RIVER AT MOUNT VERNON, VIRGINIA. Questions concerning this project can be e-mailed to Regina Wheeler at regina.m.wheeler@usace.army.mil. Phone 410-962-3475; Baltimore District, COE, 10 South Howard Street, Room 7000, Baltimore, MD 21201-1715.



DACW65-01-B-0002. Bid opening Jan. 26, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, STARLINGS CREEK, ACCOMACK COUNTY, VIRGINIA. Apparent low bidder, Cottrell Contracting, $294,000; 2nd., Allstate Environmental, $490,500; 3rd., Jesco Constrcution, $772,720; 4th, Inner Space Services, $774,270; gov. estimate, $327,260. Maintenance dredging by hydraulic dredge and pipeline the Starlings Creek channel and turning basin as base bid dredging, and the harbor of refuge as optional bid dredging, each to a depth of 8 feet with one foot of allowable overdepth. The stated allowable overdepth indicated is the maximum dredging depth in accordance with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Water Protection Permit and is not to be exceeded. The estimated base bid dredging, including allowable overdepth and accretion is 53,000 cubic yards. The estimated optional dredging, including allowable overdepth and accretion is 10,000 cubic yards. The dredged material will be placed in the government-furnished placement area only. As a part of the contract, the contractor will prepare the placement area to receive the dredged material. This work includes minor site demolition and debris removal, site clearing, ditching and excavating, dike repair and construction, discharge pipe replacement with riprap aprons and timber supports, finish grading, and all other associated work as indicated and specified. Cost estimate: $500,000 to $1 million. Duration of the project is 60 calendar days. Small business setaside. Contact: Susan I. Hurst, contract specialist, phone 757-441-7747; Norfolk District, COE, Attn: CENAO-CT, 803 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-1096.



Email: susan.i.hurst@usace.army.mil



DACW65-01-B-0003. Bid opening Jan. 16, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, NORFOLK HARBOR CHANNEL, LAMBERTS POINT TO SEWELLS POINT, ELIZABETH RIVER AND HAMPTON ROADS. Apparent low bidder, Norfolk Dredging Company, $1,758,000; 2nd., Marinex Construction Company, $2,369,000; 3rd., Weeks Marine, $2,535,000; 4th., Southern Dredging Company, $3,062,000; gov. estimate, $2,147,300. Maintenance dredging by hydraulic dredge and pipeline the Norfolk Harbor Channel to required depths of 47 feet, 51 feet, and 52 feet, all with one foot of allowable overdepth. The contractor will place the dredged material in the government-furnished placement site at the Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area. The project, including estimated accretion and allowable overdepth, involves dredging approximately 600,000 cubic yards of material. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. The period of performance is 80 calendar days. Unrestricted. The solicitation will be available on the Internet only. Interested firms may download and view the solicitation on or after December 8, 2000 from the following web site:



http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/Ebs/Asp/AdvertisedSolicitations. Interested bidders are required to register at this site as a plan holder. Contact: Susan I. Hurst, contract specialist, phone 757-441-7747; Norfolk District, COE, Attn: CENAO-CT, 803 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-1096; email: susan.i.hurst@usace.army.mil



DACW31-01-B-0008. Bid opening March 6, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, LITTLE WICOMICO RIVER, NORTHCUMBERLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA. Maintenance dredging of the existing federal navigation channel. Approximately 15,000 cubic yards of sandy material will be hydraulically removed and transported by pipeline to a dune restoration site. The dredged material will be used to build a section of dune that has eroded away. Small business setaside. Cost estimate $100,000 to $500,000. Completion no later than 40 calendar days. Contact: Terri Dockery, phone 410-962-2708; Baltimore District, COE, 10 South Howard Street, Room 7000, Baltimore, MD 21201-1715.



DACW65-01-B-0006. Bid opening March 15, 2001; issue date Feb. 12, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, RUDEE INLET, VIRGINIA BEACH. Maintenance dredging the Rudee Inlet entrance channel and sand trap by hydraulic pipeline method. The entrance channel will be dredged to depths varying between 10 feet and 12 feet MLLW (NOS) with two feet of allowable overdepth at each respective depth; and, the sand trap to a depth of 18 feet MLLW (NOS) with two feet of allowable overdepth. The contractor will place the dredged material in the government-furnished, unconfined, shoreline dredged material management area, and construct finished elevations and grades in the placement area to the tolerances indicated and specified. Including estimated accretion to April 2001 and allowable overdepth, the project involves dredging approximately 44,280 cubic yards of material. Cost estimate $500,000 to $1 million. Performance period, 30 calendar days. Small business setaside, size standard $27.5 million. The solicitation will be available on the Internet only. No paper copies or CDs will be issued. Download and view the solicitation on or after February 12, 2001 from the following web site:



http://www.nao.usace.army.mil/Ebs/Asp/AdvertisedSolicitations. Interested bidders must register at this site as a plan holder. Contact: Susan I. Hurst, contract specialist, phone 757-441-7747; Norfolk District, COE, 803 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-1096; email: susan.i.hurst@usace.army.mil



DACW65-01-B-0008. Bid opening March 28, 2001. BEACH EROSION CONTROL AND HURRICANE PROTECTION, VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA. The project base bid consists of placing approximately two million cubic yards of beach fill on the oceanfront resort beach. The contract will include an optional bid item to provide up to another one million cubic yards of beach fill. The location of the work is between Rudee Inlet and 89th Street at Fort Story. The beach fill quantity requirements will vary from 30 cubic yards per linear foot to 130 cubic yards per linear foot over the project length of approximately 6.2 miles. The beach fill material will be dredged from government-furnished borrow sites located in Thimble Shoal Channel and the Atlantic Ocean Channel with a maximum allowable dredging depth of 60 feet MLLW (NOS). The beach berm will be constructed to a finished height of 10 feet NGVD with a foreshore graded slope of one vertical on 20 horizontal. The grading for the finished beach will be at a tolerance not greater than 0.5 foot above or below the specified height and grade. Marine turtles, piping plovers, least terns, and other native species that might be encountered in the scheduled work area are protected by federal law or are species of special concern for Commonwealth of Virginia agencies. All work to be performed on this contract will be planned and accomplished in a manner to not disturb the nesting or foraging activities of these birds, marine life and wildlife in any way. The scheduled work operations will be occurring during the Virginia Beach peak tourist season that begins Memorial Day and ends Labor Day. The contractor will be required to maintain the beach and ocean work areas in a manner to ensure the safe access and egress of the public for the duration of the contract. Cost estimate: more than $10 million. Unrestricted. Solicitation documents will be available on or about February 28, 2001 from the Norfolk District website at:



www.nao.usace.army.mil/Ebs/Asp/AdvertisedSolicitations.asp. Contact: Debbie Gray, 757-441-7551; Norfolk District, COE, 803 Front Street, Norfolk, Virginia 23510-1096;



email: debora.s.gray@usace.army.mil



NORTH CENTRAL



ILLINOIS



DACW25-01-B-0002. Bid opening January 17, 2001. GARDNER DIVISION HABITAT REHABILITATION AND ENHANCEMENT PROJECT, UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER SYSTEM ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM, POOL 21, RIVER MILE 332.0 THROUGH 340.2, ADAMS COUNTY, ILLINOIS. Apparent low bidder, L.W. Matteson, Inc., $2,390,037.60; 2nd., Magruder Construction Co., $3,922,866.50; 3rd., J.F. Brennan Co., Inc., $5,946,241; gov. estimate, $3,255,412. The work includes, but is not limited to, clearing and grubbing; bankline excavation and embankment; stone protection, bedding and riprap; dredging; tree planting; and seeding. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Questions regarding the specifications or any other technical aspect of the proposed work, contact Robert McAfee, phone 309-794-5424. Arrangements for inspecting the site may be made with the Area Engineer, Victor P. Gervais, Eastern Area Office, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 410D East Stevenson Road, Ottawa, IL 61350. Phone: 815-434-7357 or 815-434-7445.



DACW25-01-B-0003. Bid opening March 15, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING I, MECHANICAL DREDGING, RIVER MILE 0.0 - RIVER MILE 291.0, ILLINOIS RIVER AND RIVER MILE 176.0 - RIVER MILE 679.0, MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Cost estimate $500,000 to $1 million (base year only.) 100 percent small emerging small business setaside. Contact: Procurement Technician Murilene Knight, phone 309-794-5613, or Contract Specialist, Jan Krahl, phone 309-794-5314, Rock Island District, COE, P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204-2004; website: http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil



DACW25-01-B-0006. Bid opening April 5, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING III, LEASE OF CUTTERHEAD DREDGE AND APPURTENANT EQUIPMENT, RIVER MILE 176.0 - RIVER MILE 763.0, MISSISSIPPI RIVER, AND RIVER MILE 0.0 - RIVER MILE 231.0, ILLINOIS. Lease of one 16-inch to 24-inch fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, booster pump, and attendant plant, complete with operating supplies, to accomplish the maintenance dredging. Cost estimate, $500,00 to $1 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Plans and specifications will be provided on CD-ROM at no cost. Contact: technical questions, Robert McAfee, USAED,Rock Island, ATTN: CEMVR-ED-DE, Clock Tower Bldg.-P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, Illinois 61204-2004; phone 309-794-5424; Murilene Knight, phone 309-794-5613, or Thomas Bales, phone 309-794-5661. Webiste: www.mvr.usace.army.mil.



DTCG83-01-B-3WF005. Specs not yet issued. CHICAGO, ILLINOIS--DREDGE THE BOAT BASIN AT U.S.COAST GUARD STATION CALUMET HARBOR. Provide all labor, material, equipment, transportation and supervision required to dredge the boat basin. Basic work items: remove approximately 3,250 cy of mixed clay, sand, silt, and gravel within area shown on drawings and dispose of material at the USACE Chicago Area Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) according to all local, state and federal regulations. Unit work item (to be priced separately): remove an additional 100 cy of material consisting of mixed clay, sand, silt, and gravel within area shown on drawings and dispose of material at the USACE Chicago Area Confined Disposal Facility according to all local, state and federal regulations (up to 300 cy). Cost estimate $100,000 to $250,000. In accordance with the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program, this procurement is open to both large and small businesses. Performance period is 45 days after Notice to Proceed (NTP). Dredging operations to start on or about February 2001. Once the dredging operation starts, the contractor must continue dredging until completion. This project is budgeted for award in the first quarter of 2001. All relevant solicitation documents, including specifications and drawings, will be available for download exclusively from the Internet approximately 15 days from the posting date (September 7) at the U.S. Coast Guard Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland website at: http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland, or Gas Electronic Posting System (EPS) website at: http://www.eps.gov. Any amendments issued to this solicitation will be posted solely on these websites. Contact: Brian Jarrell, Contract Specialist, phone 216-902-6220, fax 216-902-6277, email BJarrell@ceucleveland.uscg.mil. USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44199-2060.



CONSTRUCTION OF OLMSTED DAM, OHIO RIVER MILE 964.4, NEAR OLMSTED, ILLINOIS. Bid opening February 12, 2001. A market survey is being conducted to determine if there are qualified firms interested in a proposed cost-reimbursement type contract for the construction of the Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River near Olmsted, Illinois at river mile 964.4. Construction of the dam includes three major segments: a tainter-gated regulatory dam section composed of concrete segments with five 110-foot wide by 37-foot high tainter gates; a 1400-foot wide navigable pass section with concrete segments and 140 boat-operated wickets; and a fixed weir extending to the Kentucky bank. The three sections and the riverward-most lock will be separated by seismic isolation joints to reduce the risk of damage during an earthquake. Also, right and left boat abutments will be constructed on each side of the navigable pass. Construction of the dam components will be in-the-wet utilizing pre-cast concrete shell units and heavy lift-in techniques for placement of the shells and foundation piling. The dam structures will be completed with placement of tremie and cast-in-place concrete, and erection of the gate structures and miscellaneous appurtenances. Cost estimate, from $100 million to $300 million with an estimated construction duration of four years. NAICS Code is 23499 (SIC Code 1629). Interested concerns should notify the Louisville District in writing by mail or fax by February 12, 2001, 4:00 P.M. Louisville time. Responses should include: (1) past experience with Cost Reimbursable Type contracting the Contractor/SubContractors must have a CAS compliant accounting system and a Management Information System adequate for determining and tracking costs applicable to the contract, (2) a description of experience with in-the-wet construction, major marine facilities, fabrication of large precast elements, placing large precast concrete elements, dredging and underwater placement of stone protection, placing mass and structural concrete and reinforcement, and under water construction of pipe piles. (3) Past performance information about completed projects of similar size and scope. Send responses to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, 600 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Place, Room 821, Louisville, Kentucky 40202-2230 Attn: Tom Dickert or by fax to 502-315-6193. This is not a request for proposal. Contract Specialist Tom Dickert, 502-315-6177.



MICHIGAN



DACW35-01-R-0002. Bid opening Jan. 5, 2001. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING LITTLE LAKE HARBOR. Maintenance dredging an estimated 32,000 cubic yards. Excavation of approximately 11,000 cubic yards adjacent to the West Breakwater. Cost estimate $500,000 to $1 million. 100 percent small business set-aside. Performance period: 60 days. The small business size standards have been redefined in the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). The NAICS code this procurement is 234990 (Previously SIC 1629. The size standard is $17 million. The plans specifications will be available by electronic media on or about November 28. Website: www.lre.usace.army.mil) Contact: Bill Bruss, phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



DACW35-01-B-0007. Bid opening March 7, 2001. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING AU SABLE HARBOR, MICHIGAN. Estimated cubic yards, 35,000. Cost estimate $250,000 to $500,000. Emerging small business setaside, sized standard $8.5 million average annual receipts. Receive documents at no charge by requesting in writing from Sharon A. Lawrence; email Sharon.A.Lawrence@lre02.usace.army.mil; phone 313-226-6421; Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



DACW35-01-B-0008. Bid opening March 15, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MONROE HARBOR. Maintenance dredging at Monroe Harbor, Michigan. Remove approximately 54,000 cubic yards of dredged material. Period of performance is 90 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Cost estimate, $500,000 to $1 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Contact: William L. Bruss, phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



DACW35-01-B-0004. Bid opening March 15, 2001. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT ARCADIA, LELAND AND PENTWATER HARBORS, MICHIGAN. 100 percent emerging small business setaside, size standard $8.5 million annual receipts. Cost estimate $250,000 to $500,000. The plans and specifications will be available by electronic media on or about February 22, 2001. This project is available on the Internet only unless otherwise specified. View plans and specifications at Contract Bid Information, www.lre.usace.army.mil. Click on Organization, Contracting, Contract/Bid Info, Available Solicitation Listing. Contact Vernard L. Moore, phone 313-226-6433; Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



DACW35-00-B-0008. Bid opening March 15, 2001. Issued February 15, 2001. Bid opening to be announced. SAGINAW RIVER MAINTENANCE DREDGING. Dredge approximately 138,000 cubic yards of material and all related work. 100 percent small business setaside. Cost estimate: $500,000 to $1 million. Solicitation documents will be issued in Electronic Bid Set (EBS) format on compact disc at no charge. Contact: Deborah McColla-Butler, phone 313-226-6474. Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



DACW35-01-B-0009. VIDAL SHOALS, DEEPENING AND DREDGING EXISTING CHANNELS. The project is located at Sault Ste. Marie Michigan. The work requires excavating and deepening portions of the Upper St. Mary's River, Michigan.. The material to be removed consists of sand, sandstone, rock fragments and granite boulders. No blasting is permitted. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Documents available at no cost on website http://contractsweb.lre.usace.army.mil Questions must be in writing and submitted by fax to 313-226-2209 or by email to george.fedynsky @ lre02.usace.army.mil. Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



MINNESOTA



DACW35-01-B-0011. Bid opening April 5, 2001. DULUTH-SUPERIOR, MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN, MAINTENANCE DREDGING. Dredge approximately 72,000 cubic yards of material, to be placed in a government or contractor furnished disposal area. Cost estimate $500,000 to $1 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Documents will be available on the Detroit District website at no charge: www.lre.usace.army.mil. Contact: Deborah Buttler, 313-226-6474; Detroit District, COE, 477 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.



OHIO



DACW49-01-B-0003. Bid opening Jan. 4, 2001. DREDGE MAUMEE BAY AND RIVER, TOLEDO, LUCAS COUNTY. Furnish all plant, labor, material, equipment, and performing all services necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of dredged material, other than ledge rock, from Maumee Bay and Maumee River, Toledo, Lucas County, Ohio, in strict accordance with the plans and specifications. Contact: Sharon R Aikin, contract specialist, phone: 716-879-4254, fax: 716-879-4353; Buffalo District, COE, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199. Email: sharon.r.aikin@usace.army.mil;



website: http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil



DACW49-01-B-0006. Bid opening Feb. 22, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING - TOUSSAINT RIVER, OTTAWA COUNTY, OHIO. Furnish all plant, labor, material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 10,000 cubic yards of dredged material other than ledge rock, from the Toussaint River in strict accordance with the plans and specifications. NOTE: THE PROJECT AREA MAY CONTAIN UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE AND ORDNANCE AND EXPLOSIVE WASTE. 100 percent small business setaside. Contact: Lorraine L. McMullen, contract specialist, phone 716-879-4249; Buffalo District, COE, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199. Email: lorraine.l.mcmullen@usace.army.mil



Web: http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil



DACW49-01-B-0008. Bid opening April 18, 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, GRAND RIVER & FAIRPORT HARBOR, FAIRPORT, LAKE COUNTY, OHIO. Furnish all plant, labor, material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material, other than ledge rock, from Fairport Harbor and Grand River. Material will be placed either in the government-designated open-lake disposal area or contractor-furnished/ government approved disposal area. Contact: Moira A. Restall, Contract Specialist, phone 716-879-4251; email: moira.a.restall@usace.army.mil; Buffalo District, COE, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199;



website: http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil



DTCG83-00-Q-3WF002. Originally advertised as 99-Q-3WF002. Bids submitted under both numbers will be applied to this contract. 47-foot MLB MOORING IMPROVEMENTS. When available, this solicitation can be downloaded from the USCG CEU Cleveland web-site at: http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland. Call 216-902-6222 for information on current bid opening, due dates for quotes, or amendments. Contact Carolyln Melton, contract specialist, 216-902-6275; USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland, 1240 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH, 44199-2060.



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DACW49-01-C-0003 / DACW49-01-B-0005. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, SANDUSKY HARBOR, SANDUSKY, ERIE COUNTY, OHIO. Awarded to B+B Dredging Company (SE), for $319,500 on February 5, 2001. Contact: Lorraine L. McMullen, contract specialist, phone 716-879-4249; Buffalo District, COE, 1776 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14207-3199.



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DACW35-01-R-0003. Cancelled. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, MANITOWOC HARBOR. Maintenance dredging 38,000 cubic yards. Period of performance is 40 calendar days after receiving Notice To Proceed. This project is 8(a)set aside. Cost estimate, $250,000 to $500,000. Contact William Bruss, phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District, COE.



DACW37-01-B-0002. Bid opening January 23, 2001, 2 p.m.. DREDGING IN POOL 8 OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Apparent low bidder, L & S Industrial and Marine, Inc, $199,860; 2nd., J.F. Brennan Company Inc., $226,100; gov. estimate $204,860. FSC Y216 Dredging near La Crosse, Wisconsin. The dredging will consist of excavating small quantities of material (300 1200 cubic yards) from up to eight locations for the purpose of providing recreational boat access. Two of the sites will require the use of mechanical dredging equipment, while the remaining six sites could be dredged using mechanical or small hydraulic dredging equipment. Placement sites have been identified. The requirement will include a basic item purchase of the dredging of two of the sites. The remaining six sites will be option items. All dredging (including option items) will have to be completed by May 31, 2001. Cost estimate, including options, is $100,000 to $250,000. 100 percent small business setaside. The applicable NAICS code is 234990 with a small business size standard or $17 million. The Invitation for Bid (IFB) will be posted to the US Army Corps of Engineers St Pau

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