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Dredging Contract News May 15, 2000, Part 2 of 2

MISSISSIPPI VALLEY
ARKANSAS
DACW66-00-B-0014. Bid opening May 2, 2000. LEASE OF ONE CUTTERHEAD, HYDRAULIC PIPELINE DREDGE, FULLY OPERATED, WITH ATTENDANT PLANT, AND SNAGGING EQUIPMENT TO PERFORM WORK ON THE WHITE RIVER. Lease of one cutterhead hydraulic pipeline dredge of not less than 18 inch pump discharge and not less than 1,200 brake horsepower and necessary snagging equipment. The dredge and snagging equipment will be used to make or enlarge dredge cuts, remove snags, construct fills, and otherwise maintain the navigation channel between Mile 9.8 and Mile 260 on the White River. The contractor will also provide a survey boat and perform before and after dredging hydrographic surveys at each dredging location to document dredge production. Work is expected to begin on or about June 1, 2000. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. 100 percent small business setaside. The official copy of the solicitation will be provided on compact disc at no charge. Compact disc may be ordered via fax at 901-544-3142. Contact: Wendell Norman, contract specialist, phone 901-544-0775; Memphis District, Corps of Engineers, 167 N Main St, Rm B202, Attn: CEMVM-CT, Memphis, TN 38103-1894.



LOUISIANA



(All bid opening dates are tentative.)



DACW29-00-B-0028. ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, BERWICK BAY, ST. MARTIN AND ST. MARY PARISHES, LA., CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1-00, SPEC NO. OM-00-065. Apparent low bidder, Mike Hooks, Inc., $852,051, lot 3; 2nd., Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co., $870,000, lot 4; 3rd., Weeks Marine, Inc., $1,276,350, lot 3; gov estimate, $1,012,879.



DACW29-00-B-0077. Bid opening May 5, 2000, 2 p.m. ATCHAFALAYA RIVER BAY AND BAR CHANNELS, BAYOUS CHENE, BOEUF AND BLACK, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL CONTRACT NO. 1-00, ST. MARY PARISH. One bidder: Weeks Marine, $397,800; gov. estimate, $452,556. Contact: Carol J. Schwartz, contracting officer, phone 504-862-1640; New Orleans District, COE.



DACW29-00-B-0008. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 4-00. Apparent low bidder, Manson Construction Company, $1,594,846, lot 5; 2nd., Weeks Marine, $1,627,53, lot 30; 3rd., NATCO Ltd., $2,389,991, lot 4; 4th, Bean Stuyvesant, $2,472,000, lot 1; gov. estimate, $2,009,866.



DACW29-00-B-0111. GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, WIGGLES AT FORKED ISLAND, BEND EASING AND MAINTENANCE DREDGING, C/L STA. 436+04.42 TO C/L STA. 550+88.15, VERMILION PARISH. ED-97-061. Removal and satisfactory disposal of all dredged materials from the limits described above to the dimensions shown on the contract drawings. Bids will be accepted from small business concerns only. 100 percent small business setaside. To be considered small for purposes of g overnment procurement, a firm must perform at least 40 percent of the volume dredged with its own equipment or equipment owned by another small dredging concern. The solicitation will be issued by Electronic Bid Set. Therefore, there is no charge for plans and specifications. Contact: Robert Caruthers, contract specialist, phone: 504- 862-1099; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160. Email: Robert.S.Caruthers@mvn02.usace.army.mil;



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



DACW29-00-B-0046. DREDGING--LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER, HORSESHOE CREW BOAT CUT, AND AVOCA ISLAND CUTOFF, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL CONTRACT No. 1-00, SPECIFICATION NO. OM-00-225, TERREBONNE AND ST. MARY PARISHES. Issue Date: 3/17/00. Furnish one fully crewed and equipped hydraulic pipeline cutterhead dredge, on a rental basis. Work on all of the subject contract will be performed in the Atchafalaya River in the vicinity of the Horseshoe, Crewboat Cut and Avoca Island Cutoff. Cost estimate: $500,000 to $1 million. Unrestricted. Bidding schedule consists of four possible bid lots, depending on the class of dredge intended to be used. Completion time: 70 days. Contact: Robert S. Caruthers, 504-862-1099; New Orleans District, COE; PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



DACW29-00-B-0046. Bid opening April 19, 2000. LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER, HORSESHOE CREW BOAT CUT, AND AVOCA ISLAND CUTOFF, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1-00, TERREBONNE AND ST. MARY PARISHES, SPECIFICATION NO. OM-00-225. Issued Jan. 14, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0029. Bid opening date, May 19, 2000. ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, BERWICK BAY, ST. MARTIN AND ST. MARY PARISHES, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 2-00, SPEC. NO. OM-00-066. Amendment on Jan. 19, 2000. Issued Dec. 15, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0092 . Bid opening May 22, 2000. Previously issued as DACW29-98-B-0045. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, MAINTENANCE DREDGING AND RETENTION STRUCTURE CONSTRUCTION, C/L STATION 1480+00 TO C/L STATION 1768+00, MILE 38.0 TO MILE 32.6, ED-97-056 . ST BERNARD PARISH. Issue Date: April 21, 2000. Cost estimate, $5 million to $10 million. The work consists of furnishing and placing foundation geotextile, core material, separator geotextile and armor stone to construct retention structures along the north bank of the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet between MRGO Mile 38.0 and Mile 32.6, and the removal and satisfactory disposal of all material from the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet above elevation -38.0 feet MLG over a 500 foot bottom width as shown on the drawings. Contact Mary Catherine Renaud, New Orleans District, COE, phone 504-862-2888.ew Plan Holders List



CONTRACT AWARD, LOUISIANA



DACW29-00-C-0051. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, BATON ROUGE TO THE GULF OF MEXICO SOUTHWEST PASS AND CUBIT'S GAP HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NO. 4-00 PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA (LOT 5). Awarded to Manson Construction Company for $1,276,483, line items 0001 through 0002, on May 3, 2000. Contact: Elie Fried, phone 504-862-1487; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



POSTPONED, NOT YET ISSUED, OR TO BE ESTABLISHED



DACW29-00-B-0002. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, MAIN DREDGING, ST. BERNARD PARISH. Issued Dec. 8, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0004. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 1-00.. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-0006. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 2-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0007. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 3-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0009. Mississippi River Southwest Pass (SWP) Hopper Dredge Rental Number 5-00. Issued 10/22/99.



DACW29-00-B-0011. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 6-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0012. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 7-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0013. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 8-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0014. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 9-00. Issued Oct. 22, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0017. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, C/L STA. 2852+00 to C/L Station 3660+00, Mile 12.0 to Mile (-)3.3. Issued Oct. 4, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0019. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, BATON ROUGE TO THE GULF OF MEXICO, DEEP-DRAFT CROSSINGS, HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 1, SPEC OM-00-095. Issued Jan. 21, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0020. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, BATON ROUGE TO THE GULF OF MEXICO, DEEP-DRAFT CROSSINGS, HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NUMBER 2-00, SPEC OM-00-100. Issued January 21, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0021. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, C/L STA. 3569+00 TO C/L STA. 3960+00, MILE -3.3 TO MILE -9.0, PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued Dec. 19, 1999. Issued Dec. 17, 1999. Postponed.



DACW29-00-B-0023. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1, MILE 3.5 AHP TO MILE 19.5 BHP, C/L STA. 3000+00 TO C/L STA. 1094+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS), PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued Dec. 20, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0024. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1, MILE 3.5 AHP TO MILE 19.5 BHP, C/L STA. 3000+00 TO C/L STA. 1094+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS), PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued April 10, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0025. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1, MILE 3.5 AHP TO MILE 19.5 BHP, C/L STA. 3000+00 TO C/L STA. 1094+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS), PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued April 10, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0031. ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, BERWICK BAY, ST. MARTIN AND ST. MARY PARISHES, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 3-00. SPEC NO. OM-00-067. Issued Dec. 1, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0032. ATCHAFALAYA BASIN, BERWICK BAY, ST. MARTIN AND ST. MARY PARISHES CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 4-00. SPEC NO. OM-00-068. Issued Dec. 1, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0043. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, NEW ORLEANS HARBOR CUTTERHEAD OR WATER INJECTION DREDGE RENTAL NO 1-00, ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISHES, SPEC NO. 0M-00-030. Issued Dec. 27, 1999. Amendment Jan. 20, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0044. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, NEW ORLEANS HARBOR CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 2-00, ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISHES, SPEC NO. 0M-00-031. Amendment issued Jan. 20, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0045. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, NEW ORLEANS HARBOR CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL NO. 3-00, ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISHES, SPEC NO. OM-00-031. Amendment issued Jan. 20, 2000. Postponed. Issued Dec. 27, 1999.



DACW29-00-B-0047. LOWER ATCHAFALAYA RIVER, HORSESHOE CREW BOAT CUT, AND AVOCA ISLAND CUTOFF, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL CONTRACT NO. 2-00, TERREBONNE AND ST. MARY PARISHES, SPECIFICATION NO. OM-00-226. Issued Jan. 14, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0048. FLOOD CONTROL OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES, MISSISSIPPI DELTA REGION, DAVIS POND FRESHWATER DIVERSION PROJECT, CONTRACT 2B, ST. CHARLES PARISH. Contact Contract Specialist, Sheila Enclade, 504-862-1514; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



DACW29-00-B-0054. MISSISSIPPI RIVER, BATON ROUGE TO GULF OF MEXICO. FY-00, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL, SALTWATER BARRIER SILL, PLAQUEMINES PARISH.. Contact Sheila Enclade, Contract Specialist, phone: 504-862-1514; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



DACW29-00-B-0071 PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, NO 00-1, APPROX MILE 3.5 AHP TO 19.5 BHP; APPROX C/L STA 300+00 TO APPROX. C/L STA. 1094+00 (NON-CONTINUOUS). Issued March 17, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0072. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, 2000 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NO. 1-00, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISHES. Specification no. OM-00-190. Issue date April 3, 2000 Unrestricted. Contact: Eileen Johnson, contract specialist, phone 504-862-1640. New Orleans District, COE.



DACW29-00-B-0073. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, 2000 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NO. 2-00, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISHES. Specification no. OM-00-191. Issue date, April 4, 2000. Unrestricted. Contact: Eileen Johnson, contract specialist, phone 504-862-1640; New Orleans District, COE.



DACW29-00-B-0074. MISSISSIPPI RIVER GULF OUTLET, 2000 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL HOPPER DREDGE RENTAL NO. 3-00, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISHES. Specification no. OM-00-192. Issue date April 3, 2000. Unrestricted. Contact: Eileen Johnson, contract specialist, phone 504-862-1640; New Orleans District, COE.



DACW29-00-B-0080. Postponed. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, NO. 00-2, APPROX MILE 3.5 AHP TO APPROX MILE 19.5 BHP; APPROX C/L STA. 300+00 TO APPROX. C/L STA. 1094+00. (NON-CONTINUOUS) Issued March 20, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0081. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, NO 00-3, APPROX MILE 3.5 AHP TO APPROX MILE 19.5 BHP; APPROX C/L STA. 300+00 TO APPROX. C/L STA. 1094+00. (NON-CONTINUOUS) Issued Feb. 29, 2000.



DACW29-00-B-0082. MERMENTAU RIVER -GULF OF MEXICO, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, C/L STA. -18+00 TO C/L STA. 260+00, MILE 6.5 TO MILE 1.2, CAMERON PARISH, LOUISIANA ED-99-062. Issued 3-8-2000.



DACW29-00-B-0100. DREDGING, ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AND BAYOURS CHENE, BOEUF AND BLACK, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, ATCHAFALAYA BAR CHANNEL, C/L STA. 475+00 TO C/L STA. 1340+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS) Completion time, 180 days. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Plans and specs issued on CD-ROM. Contact Dianne Allen, New Orleans District, COE, 504-862-1120.



DACW29-00-B-0104. ATCHAFALAYA RIVER AND BAYOUS CHENE, BOEUF, AND BLACK, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, ATCHAFALAYA BAY CHANNEL, C/L STA. 4355+59 TO C/L STA. 475+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS), ST. MARY PARISH. ED-00-055. Issued April 12, 2000. Removal and satisfactory disposal of all dredged material from the Atchafalaya Bay Channel within the limits of work as shown on the contract drawings. Completion time 140 days. Unrestricted. Contact Contract Specialist Ellen Morris, phone 504-862-1493. New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



DACW29-00-B-0110. MAINTENANCE DREDGING, CUTTERHEAD DREDGE RENTAL, FY-00, THREE RIVERS, OLD RIVER LOCK FOREBAY AND TAILBAY, BATON ROUGE HARBOR (DEVIL'S SWAMP), PORT ALLEN LOCK FOREBAY AND BAYOU PEROT (OM-00-165). Contact: Contract Specialist Mary Catherine Renaud, phone 50-862-2888; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



DACW29-99-B-0001. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS, MAINTENANCE DREDGING, MILE 3.5 AHP TO MILE 18.8 BHP, C/L STA. 3000+00 TO C/L STA. 1056+88 (NON-CONTINOUS), PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISANA. Postponed.



DACW29-99-B-0006. MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, NEW ORLEANS HARBOR, ORLEANS AND JEFFERSON PARISHES, LOUISIANA, LEASED CUTTERHEAD DREDGE #3-99. Postponed.



DACW29-99-B-0036. ATCHAFALAYA RIVER BAY 7 BAR CHANNELS, BAYOUS CHENE, BOEUF & BLACK, FY-99 LEASED CUTTERHEAD MAINTENANCE DREDGE # 2-99, ST. MARY PARISH. Contact: Robert S. Caruthers, phone 504-862-1099, New Orleans District, COE.



DACW29-99-B-0041. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS MAINTENANCE DREDGING, #99-3, MILE 3.5 AHP TO MILE 19.0 BHP, C/L STA. 3000+00 TO C/L STA. 1940+00, (NON-CONTINUOUS), PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA. Postponed. Issued Feb. 12, 1999.



DACW29-99-B-0060. PASSES OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER, SOUTHWEST PASS MAINTENANCE DREDGING, NO 99-4, PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA. Postponed.



DACW29-99-B-0073. MISSISSIPPI RIVER OUTLETS, VICINITY OF VENICE, LOUISIANA, BAPTISTE COLLETTE BAYOU, MAINTENANCE DREDGING BAR CHANNEL NO. 99-1, PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Postponed. Issued June 15, 1999.



DACW29-99-B-0099. MISSISSIPPI RIVER-GULF OUTLET, 1999 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL, LEASED HOPPER DREDGE NO. 1-99, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISH, LOUISIANA. OM-99-193. Issued Aug. 30, 1999.



DACW29-99-B-0104. MISSISSIPPI RIVER-GULF OUTLET, 1999 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL, LEASED HOPPER DREDGE NO. 2-99, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued Aug. 30, 1999.



DACW29-99-B-0105. MISSISSIPPI RIVER-GULF OUTLET, 1999 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, BAR CHANNEL, LEASED HOPPER DREDGE NO. 3-99, ST. BERNARD AND PLAQUEMINES PARISH. Issued Aug. 30, 1999.



CANCELLED



DACW29-99-B-0027. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) LEASED HOPPER DREDGE NO. 7-99.



DACW29-99-B-0028. MISSISSIPPI RIVER SOUTHWEST PASS (SWP) LEASED HOPPER DREDGE NO. 8-99. Issued May 28, 1999.



MISSISSIPPI



DACW38-00-B-0014. Bid opening date to be established by amendment. LEASE OF ONE CUTTERHEAD, HYDRAULIC, PIPELINE DREDGE (NOT LESS THAN 16-INCH DIAMETER), FULLY OPERATED WITH ATTENDANT PLANT AND PERSONNEL, WITH A DRAFT NOT TO EXCEED nine FEET, FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE DREDGING WITHIN THE VICKSBURG AND ADJACENT DISTRICTS. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Issue date on or about Feb. 29, 2000. Plans and specifications will be available on the Vicksburg Consolidated Contracting Office web page at http://www.mvk.usace.army.mil/contract/and on compact disc at no charge. Hard copies will not be available. The CD may be requested electronically by registering on the homepage above, or mailing a request to VCCO at 4155 Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183-3435. Fax: 601-631-7798. Contact Carla Koestler, phone, 601-631-7903, email: carla.c.koestler@mvk02.usace.army.mil, Vicksburg District, COE, address above.



CONTRACT AWARD, MISSISSIPPI



DACW01-00-C-0015 / DACW01-00-B-0010. MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF PASCAGOULA RIVER AND SOUND CHANNEL, PASCAGOULA. Awarded to Mike Hooks, Inc. for $2,045,000, line items 1 through 4, May 5, 2000. Contact: Karen Johnson, phone 334-690-2535; Mobile District, COE, PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



MISSOURI



DACW45-00-B-0004. Bid opening Feb. 28, 2000. CONSTRUCTION, DEROIN BEND CHANNEL, RESTORATION PROJECT, MISSOURI RIVER, NEAR CORNING. IFB on or about Jan. 26, 2000. The project is located on the Missouri side of the Missouri River at river miles 516.4 to 520.33, 2.5 miles west of Corning, in Holt and Atchison Counties, Missouri. This is an environmental restoration project. The project involves excavation of 300,000 to 1,000,000 cubic yards of sediment (quantities are approximate) from an old remnant river channel adjacent to the federal Missouri River Levee Unit L-536, lowering of closure dikes, construction of three rock grade control structures and eight stone dikes using approximately 6,000 tons of rock, creation of elevated berms, and tree planting. The excavation will produce a channel approximately 3.5 miles long connected at both ends to the Missouri River. Land is available for disposal areas within the project boundaries, and Missouri River disposal is available for hydraulic dredging. The bid schedule is composed of a basic bid item and additives. Cost estimate: $1 million to $2.5 million. Small business setaside. Contractor's Quality Control will be a requirement in this contract. Work to begin within 10 days after receipt of Notice to Proceed. Completion time: 360 calendar days. Provisions will be included for liquidated damages in case of failure to complete the work in the time allowed. Performance and payment bonds will be required. Plans and specifications available on compact disk (CD-ROM) and will be provided free of charge. Compact disks limited to one per firm. Plans and specifications will not be provided in a printed hard copy format. Contractors may view and/or download this project from the Internet at http://ebs.nwo.usace.army.mil/EBS/AdvertisedSolicitations.asp



Order CD-ROM through this Internet address. To register on the Omaha District website, go to the "Solicitation Registration" section of the synopsis and click on the link for "Registering". If you do not have Internet access, fax your request to 402-221-4530 Faxed requests will take longer to process, causing a delay in receiving solicitation documents. Include 1)name of firm; 2)point of contact; 3) mailing address; 4) street address for parcel delivery service; 5) telephone and fax phone numbers with area code (fax numbers are mandatory to ensure the receipt of any amendments that may be faxed); 6) level of participation (general contractor, subcontractor, supplier or plan room); and 7) large business, small business or small disadvantaged business. If any of the information changes during the advertisement period, submit the information via email to: neil.f.herman@usace.army.mil or by written request or fax. Failure to provide the above information and any changes may cause a delay in receiving CD-ROM and amendments. Questions on ordering CD-ROMs: phone 402-221-4119; on small business matters, phone 402-221-4110; on drawings and specifications to Specification Section, phone 402-221-4411. Site inspection, contact: Area Engineer's Office, Fort Crook Area, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, P.O. Box 13287, Bldg. 527, Offutt AFB, Omaha, Nebraska 68113. Contact: Neil F. Herman, 402-221-4119, Omaha District, COE, 215 North 17th Street, Omaha, NE 68102-4978.



TENNESSEE



DACW66-00-R-0002. Bid opening May 4, 2000. LEASE OF DUSTPAN HYDRAULIC PIPELINE DREDGE, FULLY OPERATED WITH ATTENDANT PLANT. The Memphis District Corps of Engineers intends to negotiate with Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co. on a sole source basis. Contact: E. Ann Tucker, contract specialist, 901-544-0770. Memphis District, COE, Room B202, Attn: CEMVM-CT, Memphis, TN 38103-1894.



Website: www.mvm.usace.army.mil



DACW66-00-B-0017. Bid opening May 9, 2000. LEASE OF ONE CUTTERHEAD HYDRAULIC PIPELINE DREDGE, FULLY OPERATED WITH ATTENDANT PLANT TO PERFORM WORK ON VARIOUS HARBORS WITHIN THE MEMPHIS DISTRICT. The dredge will be used to maintain various harbors in the Memphis District at any point on the Mississippi River between Wickliffe, Kentucky (Mile 952 AHP), and Greenville, Mississippi (Mile 537 AHP), which includes Hickman, Kentucky; New Madrid, Missouri; Caruthersville, Missouri; Osceola, Arkansas; Memphis, Tennessee; and Helena, Arkansas. The dredge will be not less than 24-inch I.D. discharge and have a manufacturer's horsepower rating for continuous operation of not less than 3,200 brake horsepower. Minimum horsepower for a 27-inch dredge will be 3,900 brake horsepower. Dredges larger than 27-inches will be considered, but the estimated output will be based on the quantity shown for a 27-inch dredge. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. The official copy of this solicitation will be provided on compact disk at no charge. Order via fax at: 901-544-3142. Contact: Wendell Norman, phone, 901-544-0775; Memphis District, COE, 167 N Main St, Room B202, Attn: CEMVM-CT, Memphis, TN 38103-1894. Website: www.mvm.usace.army.mil.



SOUTHWEST



TEXAS



DACW64-00-B-0010. Postponed, new date to be announced. DREDGING TRINITY RIVER AND TRIBUTARIES, CHANNEL TO ANAHUAC AND CHANNEL TO TRINITY IN CHAMBERS COUNTY. Removal of approximately 525,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from 28,000 feet of project channel with a constant width of 100 feet to varying required depths of six and eight feet (below mean low tide) with two feet of allowable overdepth. Material will be deposited in open water placement areas. Cost estimate: $500,000 to$1 million. Contact Suhail Idriss, phone: 409-766-3171; Galveston District, COE, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston TX 77553-1229.



DACW64-00-B-0015. Bid opening April 25, 2000. GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, DREDGING CHANNEL TO HARLINGEN AND PORT MANSFIELD IN CAMERON AND WILLACY COUNTIES. Removal of approximately 849,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from 43,132 feet of project channel with widths varying from 100 to 400 feet, to required depths of 14 feet to 18 feet (below mean low tide) and varying allowable overdepths of one to two feet. Material will be deposited in open water placement areas for the channel to Port Mansfield and contained placement areas for the channel to Harlingen. Plans and specifications will be available on compact disc only. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Request for plans and specs on CD-ROM format, fax 409-766-3010 or via e-mail to lucille.r.smith@usace.army.mil. Contact: Lucille Smith, contract specialist, 409-766-3845, or Carol Devany, contracting officer, 409-766-3852; Galveston District, COE, Contracting Division, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston TX 77553-1229.



DACW64-00-B-0016. Bid opening May 11, 2000. CHANNEL RECTIFICATION, MOUTH TO PORT TERMINAL RAILROAD, STATIONS 9+00 TO 52+52, HOUSTON, TEXAS, SIMS BAYOU IN HARRIS COUNTY. Dredging, mechanical excavation, stone protection, steel sheet pile wall and drainage structure construction and turfing. The plans and specifications will be available on compact disc only. Cost estimate $5 million to $10 million. Submit requests for CDs via fax to 409-766-3010 or via email to angela.zahid@usace.army.mil. Contact: Angela Zahid 409-766-3849 or Carol Devany 409-766-3852, Galveston District, COE, Contracting Division, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston TX 77553-1229.



DACW64-00-B-0019. Bid opening May 30, 2000. DREDGING HOUSTON SHIP CHANNEL, SIMS BAYOU TO MAIN TURNING BASIN AND LIGHT DRAFT CHANNEL. Removal of approximately 287,000 cubic yards of maintenance material from 17,955 feet of project channel with variable widths of 50 to 932 feet to varied required depths of 10 feet to 40 feet (below mean low tide) and varying allowable over-depths of 1-2 feet. The material will be deposited in House-Stimson Tract contained placement area and material from the Light Draft Channel will be placed in a temporary placement area to be designated inside the Main Turning Basin of Houston Ship Channel before being placed in House-Stimson Tract placement area, Harris County, Texas. Cost estimate, $500,000 to $1 million. Plans and specification will be available only in electronic format on compact disc at no cost. Request CDs via fax: 409-766-3010, or via email: sherrel@swg02.usace.army.mil. Contact: Dan Sherrel, phone 409-766-3100 or Tom Benero, phone 409-766-3850. Galveston District, COE, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston TX 77553-1229.



DACW64-00-B-0020. Bid opening June 15, 2000. GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, TEXAS; CHANNEL TO VICTORIA, DREDGING STATION 1300+00 TO STATION 1841+21, VICTORIA AND CALHOUN COUNTIES. Hydraulic pipeline dredging, earthen levees and four drop-outlet structures. The plans and specifications will be available on compact disc only. Cost estimate: $5 million to $10 million. Submit requests for CDs via fax: 40-766-3010, or email to angela.zahid@usace.army.mil. Contact: Thomas Benero, Contracting Officer, phone 409-766-3850; Galveston District, COE, P.O. Box 1229, Galveston TX 77553-1229, www.swg.usace.army.mil/ct



NORTH PACIFIC



ALASKA



DACW85-00-R-0005. Bid opening June 5, 2000. 2000-2001 MAINTENANCE DREDGING, WRANGELL NARROWS, ALASKA. Perform blasting or mechanical removal of an estimated 20,000 cubic yards of rock and maintenance dredging of an estimated additional 20,000 cubic yards of hardpan and sediment from approximately Miles 12.2 to 18.4 and in the vicinity of Mile 20 at Wrangell Narrows, Alaska. All hydrographic surveys will be multi-beam. The contractor is to furnish all labor, equipment, supplies, materials, supervision and other items and services necessary to accomplish the work. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Small business setaside. The dredging period is from October 15, 2000 to March 15, 2001. Type of contract is firm-fixed-price. Solicitation will be provided on CD-ROM only. Register to receive disks at http://ebs.poa.usace.army.mil. Contact: Gail M West, contracting officer, phone 907-753-2552, Alaska District, COE, Attn: CEPOA-CT-CO, P.O. Box 898, Anchorage, AK 99506-0898 (Physical Address: 2204 Third Street, Room 56), Elmendorf AFB, AK 99506-0898)



OREGON



DACW57-00-B-0002. Bid opening date April 20, 2000; issued March 6. TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIVERSION TUNNEL. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District (CENWP) intends to award a contract for diversion works by reopening the diversion tunnel at Cougar Dam. Underwater work items include dredging the area above the upstream portal to the diversion tunnel, removing the upstream entrance bulkhead, and installing a steel trashrack over the diversion tunnel entrance. Non-underwater work items include stabilizing the existing diversion tunnel downstream of the tunnel plug using rock bolts; rock excavation and tunnel grouting; installing 1400 feet of reinforced concrete liner downstream of the tunnel plug; installing a gate chamber and slide gates in the tunnel and blasting open the concrete tunnel plug. Work will begin within 10 calendar days after receipt of Notice to Proceed, and will be completed no later than 425 calendar days after commencing work. The government anticipates a Firm Fixed Price Contract with a cost estimate of $10 million to $25 million. An invitation for bids (IFB) will be issued on or about December 15, 1999. Tentative bid opening date is January 19, 2000. This solicitation will be available on compact disk (CD-ROM) free of charge. For technical questions contact Don Erickson, phone 503-808-4942. Fax requests for the solicitation to 503-808-4605, Attn: Kathy Seitz. Include company name, address, business size, phone and fax numbers. Contact: Sandra Hillebrandt, phone 503-808-4615, Portland District, COE, P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946.



DACW57-00-B-0004. Bid opening April 11, 2000. MAINTENANCE DREDGING 2000, MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER, COLUMBIA RIVER AND COOS BAY ENTRANCE for Clatsop, Coos, Columbia, and Multnomah Counties in Oregon and Pacific, Wahkiakum, Cowlitz, and Clark Counties in Washington. Contractor required to commence work within 30 calendar days after the date of receipt of Notice to Proceed and complete the entire work not later than 150 calendar days (time stated for completion includes final cleanup of the premises). Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. Invitation for Bid is available on or about February 28, 2000. This procurement is open to both large and small business concerns. Please indicate business size when requesting bid documents. Contact: for administrative questions, Susan Mechals, phone, 503-808-4619; technical questions, Dick Cato, phone, 503- 808-4354. Portland District, COE, P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946.



DACW57-00-B-0005. Bid opening (on or about) April 17, 2000. OREGON SOUTH COAST CHANNEL MAINTENANCE DREDGING 2000 by hydraulic trailing suction hopper dredge and placement of materials, including final cleanup of the premises, at Yaquina Bay, Siuslaw, Umpqua, Coquille and Rogue River entrance bars and including Inner Harbor at Coos Bay. Performance of task order work will begin on or about May 1, 2000 through 31 August 2000. Period of contract performance will begin on date of award and end on December 31, 2000, with option to extend for two additional years in one-year increments. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Solicitation available on or about March 17, 2000. Tentative bid opening date is 17 April 2000. Indicate business size when requesting bid documents. Administrative questions: contact Sue Mechals, 503-808-4619; technical questions, contact Dick Cato at 503-808-4354; Portland District, COE, P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946.



SOUTH PACIFIC



CALIFORNIA



DACW09-00-B-0005. Bid opening April 19, 2000. MAINTENANCE DREDGING CHANNEL ISLANDS AND PORT HUENEME HARBORS. Maintenance dredging approximately 1,500,000 cubic meters per dredging cycle from the entrance channel and sand traps of Channel Islands Harbor and 150,000 cubic meters from the approach and entrance channels of Port Hueneme Harbor. The required dredging for Channel Islands Harbor will be accomplished in three dredging cycles, every two years, dredging at project depth of 6.1 m (MLLW) in the main channel and 10.7 m (MLLW) in the sand trap areas. The required dredging for Port Hueneme will be accomplished once at the same schedule of the third cycle dredging of Channel Islands Harbor at a project depth of 12.2 m (MLLW) in the approach channel and 11.0 m (MLLW) in the entrance channel. Cost estimate, more than $10 million. Unrestricted. Plans and specifications issued in CD-ROM only. Fax CD-ROM requests to 213-452-4187, Attn: Plan Room. Phone 213-452-3253; Los Angeles District, COE, CESPL-CT, P.O. Box 532711, Los Angeles, CA 90053-2325.



DACW05-00-B-0009. Bid opening June 7, 2000. IDIQ MAINTENANCE DREDGING, SACRAMENTO & STOCKTON DEEP WATER SHIP CHANNEL (DWSC). This is an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity contract. Work includes mobilization, demobilization, dredging, operation and maintenance of upland dredge disposal area(s) and water quality monitoring along the Stockton and Sacramento Deep Water ship channels. This procurement will be conducted under SIC code 1629. The size standard is $17 million. Large businesses competing for this project must comply with the FAR 52.219-9 clause regarding the requirement for a subcontracting plan on the part of the work it intends to subcontract. Cost estimate, $1 million to $5 million. The acquisition method is Invitation For Bid (IFB). Contact Contract Specialist Rick Vredenburg, phone 916-557-5234; Sacramento District, Corps of Engineers, Contracting Division, 1325 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814-2922.



N68711-98-C-5408. FY 2000 MCON PROJECT P-700A, BERTHING WHARF - INCREMENT I, NAVAL AIR STATION, NORTH ISLAND, SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA. Awarded to Nova Group/R.E. Staite joint venture, Napa, California, on February 18, 2000. Total contract amount is $41,456,800, and the dredging portion is approximately $5 million. The dredging is combined clamshell and hydraulic removal of about 500,000 cubic yards of material, which will be used to create an aquatic environmental habitat area. Dredging will take place in the fall and winter of 2000, subject to environmental windows. The contractor is in the process of receiving and evaluating bids for the dredging portion. Contact the Nova Group, PO Box 4050, Napa, CA 94558; 707-257-3200.



PACIFIC OCEAN



HAWAII



DACW83-00-B-0001. Bid opening app. April 17, 2000. Modification issued on March 16 adds maintenance dredging of POHOIKI BOAT RAMP to MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF WAILOA SMALL BOAT HARBOR, ISLAND OF HAWAII. Wailoa small boat harbor consists of dredging approximately 4000 cubic yards of loose material from the existing entrance channel and basin to a depth of eight feet. Work for Pohoiki Boat Ramp consists of dredging approximately 350 cubic yards of loose sand, cobbles, and boulders at the entrance channel and area adjacent the launch ramp to a depth of six feet. Revised cost estimate is $250,000 to $500,000 (originally $100,000 to $250,000.) Small business set-aside. Issue date to be announced in an amendment. Solicitation documents are $106.23. per set of specifications and full-size drawings. Solicitation documents will be requested through the following methods only: a) mail requests to: Defense Automated Printing Service, Attn: Army Corps Solicitation, 1025 Quincy Ave. Suite 200, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 96860-4512; b) via courier service (i.e. FedEx, UPS, etc.) to: Defense Automated Printing Service, Attn: Army Corps Solicitation, Pearl Harbor Naval Base Building 550, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii 96860; or c) via fax (if paying by credit card) to: 808-473-2604. State company name, address, telephone number, fax number, solicitation number, project title, and company designation (prime contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or plan room). Envelope front must show the solicitation number. Checks should be made out payable to Superintendent of Documents. Provide separate check for each project requested. Checks containing payment for multiple projects will be returned to requestor without action. Fax requests must state 1) the above required company information, and 2) cardholder's name, account number, and card expiration date. VISA and MasterCard are the only credit cards accepted. Firms requesting air express service will furnish completed airbills showing recipient's name, company name, telephone number, company billing account number, and type of delivery required. Firms with foreign delivery addresses must provide completed commercial or corporate invoices in addition to the completed airbills. Failure to supply completed airbills and commercial or corporate invoices (if applicable) will result in solicitation documents being sent via regular US mail. Failure to provide any of the foregoing information, documents, and/or payment may delay mailing of solicitation documents. Solicitation documents are not available for purchase or pick-up over the counter at DAPS. Allow up to five days from the date DAPS receives requests for solicitation documents to be mailed out. Address inquiries regarding issuance of solicitations, amendments, and plan holder listings to DAPS at 808-473-0451. Address technical and all other inquiries to the points of contact identified in this document. Firms with Internet access are requested to obtain plan holder listings from DAPS website http://www.hawaii.wnbt.daps.mil/ARMY/corps.htm.



Project information, to include bid opening dates, can be obtained from the Honolulu Engineer District website:



http://www.poh.usace.army.mil/pohct. Contact: Jenny Yatsushiro, phone: 808- 438-8569, Honolulu District, COE, Building 230, Attn: CEPOD-CT, Fort Shafter, HI 96858-5440. Email: jenny.yatsushiro@usace.army.mil



N62742-98-R-1365. Bid opening May 23, 2000. FY00 MCON P123, BERTHING WHARVES AT NAVAL STATION, PEARL HARBOR, OAHU. The scope of work includes (a) dredging, (b) demolition, removal, and disposal of existing wharves including concrete decks, concrete and wood pilings, and fender system, (c) construction of new wharves including concrete decks, pilings, fender systems, marine hardware and accessories, pneumatic fender backboards, and protective coatings, (d) construction of confined disposal facility for contaminated material (e) installation of hydro-pneumatic floating fenders, (f) utility systems and corridors, and (g)incidental related work. Cost estimate; $25 million to $100 million. Unrestricted. Completion time 1090 calendar days. Contact: Roxanne Vannatta, procurement technician, or Jane Nishiguchi, contract specialist, phone 808-474-6325, fax 808-474-7316. Regional Officer in Charge of Contract , Pearl Harbor, NAVFACENGCOM (R110), 4262 Radford Drive, Honolulu, HI 96818-3296.



INTERNATIONAL



DACA78-00-R-0012. Bid opening Oct. 18, 2000. MARINE RAILWAY, ABU QIR HARBOR, ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT. This announcement is for the purpose of soliciting names of firms or joint ventures interested in submitting an offer for this project. Eligible contractors will be limited to (1) U.S. construction firms, (2) joint ventures between U.S. firms including at least one U.S. construction firm, or (3) joint ventures between U.S. firms and Egyptian firms, including at least one U.S. construction firm. To be considered a U.S. construction firm, the firm must perform construction as a significant portion of its business; must be incorporated and have its corporate headquarters in the U.S; must have paid corporate franchise and employment taxes in the U.S. for a minimum of two years and shall have filed state and federal income tax declaration for a minimum of two corporate years, having paid any applicable taxes determined to be due as a result of such filings; and employ U.S. citizens in key management positions. To be considered an Egyptian firm, the firm must be a minimum of fifty-one percent Egyptian ownership, and an independently owned firm. Firms that are partially or wholly owned by, or otherwise affiliated with, the Government of Egypt or its agencies are ineligible. Performance and payment bonds will be required. Cost estimate, $5 million to $10 million. The work will consist of design and construction of a new marine railway with on-shore support facilities at Abu Qir Harbor, Alexandria, Egypt. Harbor dredging, site backfilling, and marine construction are included in this project. The railway will be used to haul Egyptian Navy (EN) vessels into on-shore work bays for routine maintenance, overhaul, and repair. One year follow-on operation and maintenance will be included as an optional item. CONTRACT PROCEDURES: Both a price proposal and a technical proposal will be required. Evaluation factors will include, at a minimum, price, past performance, experience (design and construction), management capability, and knowledge of project. Request for Proposal (RFP) will be issued to prime contractors responding to this notice. Tentative date for issuance of RFP is August 1, 2000. Tentative date for receipt of proposals is October 18, 2000. Tentative contract award date is November 22, 2000. Contract award will be made on a firm fixed-price basis. Anticipated contract duration is 840 calendar days. A pre-bid site visit is tentatively scheduled for August 21, 2000. Upon the government's receipt of a firm's written request for a copy of the solicitation, a base pass form and all information necessary to obtain approval for entry to the project site will immediately be provided to the firm. Completed base pass forms and all required information must be received by the Transatlantic Programs Center (TAC), Egypt, no later than close of business June 26, 2000. Firms whose base pass information is not received by TAC-Egypt by this date are not guaranteed access to the site for the pre-bid site visit. Firms interested in receiving this solicitation should send a written request to either the address below or by fax to 540-665-4033, Attn: Steve Ritter. State company name, mailing and shipping addresses of the firm, telephone and fax numbers, point of contact, and should reference the solicitation number. The award of this project is subject to the availability of funds. Contact: G. Stephen Ritter, 540-665-3784; email: george.s.ritter@usace.army.mil; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Program Center, 201 Prince Frederick Drive, P. O. Box 2250, Winchester, VA 22604-1450.



MISCELLANEOUS CONTRACTS



W66QKZ-0075-5164. PUMP CASES FOR THE DREDGE YAQUINA. The Portland District Corps of Engineers, intends to place an order with Dredgemasters International, PO Box 649, No. 1 Dredge Park, Hendersonville, TN 37075, for two pump cases for the Dredge Yaquina, per Drawing No. D-1450. Dredgemasters International has proprietary rights to the drawing and the formula for the manufactured material of Duralite WD29G Alloy, 490 BHN, used to produce the cases. FOB: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District. Statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition: 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1). Firms that recognize and can furnish the required items are encouraged to identify themselves to the contracting officer, which will permit their participation in the current or future solicitations. All responsible sources may submit a proposal, which will be considered by the Agency. SIC 3441. Contact: Anita R. Simpkins, contract specialist, phone: 503-808-4620; USACE, Portland District, Contracting Division, CENWP-CT-S, PO Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208. Fax: 503-808-4605, Email: anita.r.simpkins@usace.army.mil



00-SQ-34-0221. AMPHIBEX DREDGE REPLACEMENT PARTS. This is not a request for proposals. The government intends to negotiate on a sole source basis with Normrock Industries, Inc., 3360 Boul Des Enterprises, Terrebonne (Quebec) Canada J6X 4J8 for replacement spare parts for an Amphibex Model 2470.27 Dredge, manufactured by Normrock, Industries, Inc., under the authority of FAR 6.302. The justification for this determination is based on the specific make and model of equipment and that replacement parts are available from only one source. Replacement parts are: 1 each, Pump Bucket Assembly Cutter - Weed Harvester, PBA-101000-1456; 2 each, Pump Shell Grant 15" GPP-0100-1224; 1 each, Set Pump Impeller, GPP-0300-3832; 1 each, Set Pump Impeller Shredder, GPP-0400-4624; 1 each, Set Cutter, GPP-0600-6514; 1 each Set Wear Plate, GPP-0500-5001; 12 each, Cutter GPP-650-6523; 1 each, Main Hydraulic Pump; and 1 each, Propeller. All responsible sources may respond by submitting a written narrative statement of capability, within 10 calendar days of this notice (notice advertised on May 9, 2000) to determine whether other qualified sources are more advantageous to the government. There is no solicitation package. This is a small business setaside. SIC number 3531. Business size is 750 employees. This acquisition will be made under the provisions of FAR Part 12. Contact Larry Miller, Contract Specialist, phone 520-343-8137; fax: 520-343-8568 Bureau of Reclamation, Yuma Area Office, 7301 Calle Agua Salada, Yuma, AZ 85364.



DACW43-00-R-0715, DACW43-00-R-0716, DACW43-00-R-0717. INDEFINITE DELIVERY A-E CONTRACTS FOR FIELD SURVEYS WITH AUTOMATED HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEY CAPABILITIES, BY THE ST. LOUIS DISTRICT. Services of qualified A-E firms, procured in accordance with PL 92-582 (Brooks A-E Act) and FAR Part 36, are sought to provide hydrographic surveys with differential global positioning systems (DGPS), underwater hazard detection, topographic surveys, planimetric surveys, cadastral surveys, location surveys, construction layout surveys, and geodetic control surveys for the St. Louis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The St. Louis District will be the primary area for the contract, but the government may, at its discretion and upon concurrence of the contractor, accomplish work in other geographical regions. Three indefinite delivery contracts will be negotiated and awarded. Each contract will have a base period not to exceed one year and two option periods not to exceed one year each. The amount of work in each contract period will not exceed $1 million. An option period may be exercised when the contract amounts for the base period or preceding option period has been exhausted or nearly exhausted. Work will be issued by negotiated firm-fixed-price task orders not to exceed the contract amount. The contracting officer will consider the following factors in deciding which contractor will be selected to negotiate an order: performance and quality of deliverables under the current contract, current capacity to accomplish the task order in the required time, the availability of two simultaneous survey crews, uniquely specialized experience, and equitable distribution of work among contractors. The contracts are anticipated to be awarded in February 2001. The contracting officer will consider the following factors in deciding which contractor will be selected to negotiate an order: performance and quality of deliverables under the current contract, current capacity to accomplish the order in the required time, uniquely



specialized experience, and the equitable distribution of work among the contractors. Work will be for surveys including hydrographic surveys for river and harbor project clearance, underwater hazard detection and assessment of dredge measurement and payment, topographic surveys, planimetric surveys, cadastral surveys, location surveys, construction layout surveys, and geodetic control (horizontal and vertical) surveys for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Hydrographic surveys will use totally automated systems with the capability of position by use of differential global positioning systems (DGPS). A-E must also have a back-up positioning system in the event that satellite transmission for DGPS positioning is interrupted or not available. Work may be performed to support other Federal agencies. Submittals should be sent to the address below, attn: CEMVS-ED-C and shall make reference to solicitation number DACW43-00-R-0715, DACW43-00-R-0716, and/or DACW43-00-R-0717. Solicitation packages are not provided. This is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). Contact: Cost Engineering and Contracts Management Branch, Janet Ulivi, 314-331-8303, Contracting Officer, Archie C. Ringgenberg, 314-331-8505; St. Louis District, COE, Attn: CEMVS-CT, 1222 Spruce Street, Rm 4.207, St Louis, MO 63103-2833.



http://mvs-www.mvs.usace.army.mil/ct/ct.htm



DACW56-00-B-1017. Bid opening May 25, 2000. THREE FORKS DREDGE DISPOSAL PIT CONSTRUCTION, LOCATED AT THE CONFLUENCE OF THE ARKANSAS AND VERDIGRIS RIVER JUST WEST OF THE PORT OF MUSKOGEE. Build a dredged material disposal pit of approximately 300,000 cubic yard capacity, 500 linear feet of drainage ditch, and 200 linear feet of corrugated metal outlet pipe for draining the dredge pit area. The project will require a significant amount of tree and stump removal within the project site. Cost estimate $100,000 to $250,000. Plans and specifications will be available or about April 25, 2000, and will be provided on Compact Disk (CD-ROM) only. CD-ROMS limited to one per firm. Requests for plans and specifications must be made in writing to the Contracting Division, Tulsa District, Corps of Engineers, 1645 S. 101st East Ave, Tulsa, OK 74128-4609; by fax at 918-669-7495; or via the Tulsa District Internet home page. No phone orders will be accepted. All orders will be mailed via first class mail. Requests for special handling (Fed-X, etc.) will not be honored. Contracting information (current solicitations, bid results, and contract awards) is available on the Tulsa District home page at www.swt.usace.army.mil. Contact: Diane Cianci, contract specialist, 918-669-7270, Tulsa District COE, 1645 South 101st East Avenue, Attn: CESWT-CT, Tulsa, OK 74128-4609.



DACW29-00-R-0110. Bid opening June 9, 2000. COOPER-BESSEMER MARINE DIESEL ENGINE MECHANIC. The U.S. Army Engineer District, New Orleans, has a requirement for qualified personnel possessing the required technical ability as well as the appropriate shop facilities, equipment, tools, supplies, repair parts, accessories and all other resources necessary to disassemble, clean, inspect, analyze, diagnose, repair, recondition, reassemble and maintain four government-owned, 600 RPM, marine diesel engine units installed on the Corps of Engineers sea-going Dredge Wheeler. The engines are Cooper-Bessemer, 2 each, Model KSV-16T, 5200 H.P., Serial Number 7198 and 7199, and 2 each, Model KSV-12T, 4300 H.P., Serial Number 7200 and 7201. The services will be provided wherever the Wheeler is located. The Wheeler's work port is located at Venice, Louisiana for dredging operations on the Mississippi River and it also performs dredging assignments throughout the Gulf Coast area and elsewhere. The Wheeler’s home port is the US Army Engineer District, New Orleans; 7400 Leake Ave., New Orleans, LA 70118. Technical evaluation factors will be set forth under Section M of the solicitation. Award will be made to the offeror whose proposal conforming to the solicitation is determined to be the best value to the government. The evaluation factors are listed in their descending order of importance as follows: 1.) technical, 2.) past performance/company experience, and 3.) price. This requirement is being procured as a firm fixed price, negotiated, commercial, IDIQ requirements type service contract with a base period and four option periods in accordance with FAR PART 12 and FAR PART 15. 100 percent small business setaside. SIC code is 7699, with annual receipts not exceeding $5 million. Requests can be faxed to Ione Cataldo at 504-862-2889. All responsible business sources may submit an offer, which will be considered by this agency. Issue date is on or about May 24, 2000. Contact: Contract Specialist, Ione Cataldo, phone 504-862-2882, team leader/contract specialist, Winifred Dyer, 504-862-1998, contracting officer, Charles Zammit, 504-862-1164; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160. Email: Ione.M.Cataldo@usace.army.mil



DACW01-00-R-0039. Bid opening June 13, 2000. REMOVAL OF MATERIAL FROM UPLAND DISPOSAL AREAS ON THE BLACK WARRIOR & TOMBIGBEE RIVER SYSTEM, ALABAMA. Remove dredged material from two upland disposal areas at two locations on the Black Warrior and Tombigbee River System, Alabama. One site is located in Washington County at navigation mile 109 on the downstream right bank of the Tombigbee River, and the other in Tuscaloosa County at navigation mile 307 on the downstream right bank of the Black Warrior River. The quantity of material will be approximately 100,000 to 2,000,000 cubic yards. The contract period would not exceed 12 months. The sites are accessible only by river, but a contractor may obtain roadway access from landowners. The material at mile 109 was sampled in 1995 and may be considered to consist of 10.66 percent coarse aggregate, 88.36 percent fine aggregate, and 0.98 percent undersize, with 0.49 percent heavy metals identified in order of decreasing occurrence as zircon, rutile, kyanite, ilmenite, tourmaline, hematite, and garnet. Minor amounts of organic debris, rock, wood and rubbish may also be present. The material at mile 307 was sampled in 1995 and may be considered to consist of 2.34 percent coarse aggregate, 95.19 percent fine aggregate, and 2.47 percent undersize, with 0.43 percent heavy minerals identified in order of decreasing occurrence as zircon, rulite, ilmenite kyanite, garnet, and tourmaline. Surface trees and minor amounts of organic debris, rock, wood and rubbish may also be present. Arrangements to visit and sample the site may be made by contacting the Tuscaloosa Site Office, Mr. Horn, Mr. Brown, or Mr. Goddard, at 205-752-3571 on regular business days. Bid documents are available on or about May 11, 2000. Cost estimate: $500,000 to $1 million. Unrestricted. Bidders, subcontractors and Dodge/Plan Rooms are required to self-register their firm or office on the Internet to receive one CD-ROM. Registration instructions are available on the Internet at http://www.sam.usace.army.mil; click on contract bids. Registration should be completed one week prior to the issue date. Amendments will be issued either by fax, posting for download on the web page, or on CD-ROM. The plans and specifications will be issued on Compact Disc (CD-ROM) only and will be provided free of charge. Contact: John Crane, 334-690-3257 or fax 334-690-2327; Karen Johnson, 334-690-2535; Mobile District, COE, CESAM-CT (109 St. Joseph Street 36602) PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



DACW01-00-R-0029. Construct new dikes and/or raise/rehabilitate existing dikes, excavation and haul out of dried dredged material, mowing and cutting back encroaching vegetation along the dikes, and other miscellaneous disposal area management activities with rented equipment and operators. Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract (IDIQ) consisting of a base year with four additional optional years (which may or may not be exercised) at approximately $6 million each year with an estimated total value of approximately $30 million. Individual task orders will be issued in accordance with the contract clauses. NOTE: A pre-proposal conference will be conducted at the Irvington Site Office on April 4, 2000 at 10:00 a.m. All interested proposers are urged to attend. During this conference, the requirements set forth in the solicitation will be reviewed and discussed, with part of the conference to include a question and answer period. Tour of the site will follow the conference. The duration of the conference and tour will be approximately one day. Tour transportation will not be provided by the government. Site locations are off-road driving conditions. It is requested that a representative of each offeror attend the pre-proposal conference. Number of attendees is limited to two from each firm. Names of individuals from each company that will attend the conference should reach the following address no later than five working days prior to the conference. Mobile District, Corps of Engineers Attn: Kelly Revette (CESAM-CT-C) P.O. Box 2288 Mobile, AL 36628-0001; phone: 334-694-3872, fax: 334-441-6510 For this job, a small business is defined as having average annual receipts of less than $17 million for the past three years. This solicitaiton includes bid options that may not be awarded. See Mobile District website at http://www.sam.usace.army.mil/sam/ct. This is a competitive 8(a) setaside. Contact: Steve Reid, fax: 334-957-6964. Contact Mobile District Plans Room at 334-690-2535.



DACW29-00-R-0051. A/E CONSTRUCTION QUALITY ASSURANCE SERVICES WITHIN THE LIMITS OF THE NEW ORLEANS AREA OFFICE OF THE NEW ORLEANS DISTRICT. Professional Services (Architect-Engineer) are required to perform construction quality assurance services on behalf of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District. Such services are to be accomplished through the utilization of quality assurance representatives on various types of construction projects including, but not limited to: buildings, locks, dams, levees, revetments, jetties, and hydraulic and bucket dredging, and for the repair and/or maintenance of various structures. The construction quality assurance and related services will consist of performing quality assurance in accordance with plans developed by or for the government and government policy and regulations. This procurement is a small business setaside. SIC Code is C213; size standard is $4.0 million. This will be an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) type contract for a base period of one year with two option periods of one year each. The basic contract will begin about the second quarter of calendar year 2000. The ceiling of the proposed contract is $1,000,000 per period. Contact: Jane Kulick, contract specialist, 504-862-2869 or Elois Evans, contracting officer, 504-862-1163; New Orleans District, COE, PO Box 60267, New Orleans, LA 70160.



STUDY FOR USING ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR CONTAMINATED DREDGED MATERIALS. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, intends to solicit and negotiate with the Natural Resources Institute (NRRI) of the University of Minnesota under the authority of FAR 6.302-1. This project is part of a previous study being conducted to evaluate the potential for using alternative methods for handling contaminated dredged materials from the Federal navigation channel that services Duluth, Minnesota and Superior, Wisconsin. This project would involve demonstrating the use of mineral processing equipment to treat sediments in the Corps' Erie Pier Confined Disposal Facility according to a plan previously developed by NRRI. This notice is not a request for competitive proposals. All responses within 15 days of the publication of this synopsis (January 27, 2000) will be considered by the government. A determination by the government not to compete this proposed action based on responses to this notice is solely within the discretion of the government. Any questions regarding this notice must be in writing and submitted to the contract specialist, Marilyn Hill, via fax at 313-226-2209 or email: Marilyn.R.Hill@lre02.usace.army.mil.



1435-01-00-RP-31051. Due January 14, 2000. DESIGN OF A MONITORING PROTOCOL / PLAN FOR ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND MANAGEMENT / DEVELOPMENT OF FEDERAL OFFSHORE SAND BORROW AREAS. Six contractors were qualified to receive RFP’s. Oral presentations will be given on March 17 and the contract awarded after the presentations are evaluated. It is expected that the project will not begin until well into 2001. Contact: Lisa Goins-Berntsen, contracting officer, phone: 703-787-1359; Department of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, MS-2500, Herndon Virginia 20170-4817; email: lisa.goins@mms.gov.



DACW01-00-B-0027. Bid opening March 28, 2000. IDIQ CONTRACT FOR RENTAL OF CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT WITH OPERATORS FOR DISPOSAL AREA MANAGEMENT AND LEVEE MAINTENANCE ON THE GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY, APPALACHICOLA, CHATTACHOOCHEE, FLINT RIVER SYSTEMS, ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI AND GEORGIA. Furnish rental equipment, operators, supplies, materials, labor, transportation and fuel to perform maintenance and rehabilitation of approximately 18 dredged material disposal sites, and levee maintenance along 14 miles of levee. The work for disposal sites will consist of raising dikes, construction of new areas, grading material, installing weirs, and ditching. Levee maintenance work will include mowing, fertilizing, ditching, vegetation control, excavation, grading and filling to maintain levee crown. Dredging will include removing shoaled material and placement on adjacent beach. Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Contract consisting of a Base Year with four additional option years (which may or may not be exercised) at approximately $3,600,000 each year with an estimated total value of approximately $18,000,000. Individual Task Orders will be issued in accordance with the contract clause. Cost estimate: more than $10 million. Documents available on or about Feb. 23, 2000. Contact: Donald Green, 334-694-3730, fax 334-694-4264; Mobile District, COE, PO Box 2288, Mobile, AL 36628-0001.



DACW61-00-B-0014. Bid opening April 12, 2000.



MODIFICATION OF THE DUSTPAN DREDGE HURLEY. The Dredge Hurley is a dustpan dredge constructed in 1992, and operated by the Memphis District, Corps of Engineers. The vessel is of all steel, and welded construction. The vessel's spare dredging ladder will be lengthened with the intent of replacing the existing ladder. The vessel hull (horn area) will be lengthened to accommodate the lengthened ladder. A new ladder pump will be incorporated into the lengthened ladder. In addition, the vessel's bow thrusters will be replaced. Drydocking is necessary to facilitate removal and replacement of the dredging ladder. Testing is required and will include dredging trials. The vessel will not be permitted to be operated or towed on its own bottom outside of the Mississippi River tributary system and the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The vessel length overall is 300 feet, beam overall is 58 feet, and molded depth amidships is 11 feet, 7-1/4 inches. Vessel displacement (light) is 2100 tons. The solicitation will be issued as an Invitation for Bids (IFB), will require design development, and will be based on a preliminary design prepared by the USACE Marine Design Center. This IFB may include contract options for related repairs, and will utilize a phased approach to allow completion of design and procurement of equipment prior to taking delivery of the vessel. Solicitation documents will be furnished on CD-ROM only on or about March 8, 2000. Contractors may view and/or download this solicitation and all amendments from the Internet at: http://ebs.nap.usace.army.mil/ASP/AdvertisedSolicitations.asp on or after the issue date. However, the official media of distribution for this solicitation is the CD-ROM. One copy of the CD-ROM will be furnished to each bidder at no charge; additional copies $5 each, check payable to "USACE Finance Center, Millington". Request a CD-ROM by registering on the Internet or submitting a request in writing, attention: Michelle Bertoline (address below) or by fax to 215-656-6780 or 215-656-6798. Bidders are responsible for printing paper copies of the solicitation. Award is anticipated for May 2000, and shipyard engineering and material procurement is to begin prior to vessel arrival. Vessel delivery to the contractor is scheduled to begin at the end of the 2000 dredging season, late fall 2000. This procurement is unrestricted. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code for this project is 3731 with a size standard of 1000 employees. Affirmative action to insure equal employment opportunity is applicable to the resulting contract. Liquidated Damages are included in the contract and bonding is required. Award will be made as a whole to one bidder. Contact: Michelle Bertoline, contract specialist, 215-656-6914; Philadelphia District, COE, Philadelphia Wanamaker Building, Room 643, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107.



DACW61-00-R-0009. Bid opening May 3, 2000. 30-INCH I.D. X 40 FEET RUBBER HOSES. W-076 SN435334. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District requires two flexible, flanged rubber dredging hoses, 30 inches ID X 40 feet long each, complete with steel flanges equal in all aspects to Uniroyal "Manuli" H9090, S/N 10518-1-82 non-floating. Contact: Ernest Savoy, phone 215-656-6913, or Richard Burns, phone 215-365-5095; Philadelphia District, Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia Wanamaker Building, Room 643, 100 Penn Square East, Philadelphia, PA 19107.



DACW17-00-B-0022. Bid opening May 9, 2000. CONSTRUCTION OF DREDGED MATERIAL MANAGEMENT AREA DU-9 AND SJ-14, ST. JOHNS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Clear and grub, construct dikes and weirs and establish vegetation for two dredged material management areas in Northern St. John County, Florida. Site DU09 will require clearing and grubbing approximately 110 acres, constructing a dike approximately 460,000 cubic yards in size, and mitigating approximately 6.3 acres of wetlands. Site SJ-14 will require clearing approximately 146 acres, constructing a dike approximately 614,000 cubic yards in size, and mitigating19.7 acres of wetlands. Equipment needed would include, but not limited to, the following: trucks, small construction crane, front end loader, backhoe and tamping machines. Up to two contracts may be awarded from this solicitation. Construction time is 180 calendar days per site after notice to proceed, inclusive of mobilization and demobilization. If single award is made, the construction time is 180 cal

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