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December 22 2000 Volume 16 Number 24
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NORTH ATLANTIC
DELAWARE
DACW61-01-C-0004. MAINTENANCE DREDGING WILMINGTON HARBOR CHRISTINA RIVER DELAWARE. Awarded to Norfolk Dredging Company for $968595.28 on Dec. 11 2000. Contact: Sandi Fletcher contract specialist phone 215-656-6915; Philadelphia District COE Philadelphia Wanamaker Building Room 643 100 Penn Square East Philadelphia PA 19107.

NEW JERSEY

DACW61-01-B-0003. Bid opening Jan. 18 2001 11 a..m. MAINTENANCE DREDGING LEASE OF PLANT NEW JERSEY INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY BARNEGAT INLET NEW JERSEY COLD SPRING INLET NEW JERSEY ADJACENT WATERWAYS. The plant and equipment to be furnished under this contract includes the lease of a 12 to 14-inch hydraulic pipeline dredge with operating personnel and attendant plant tugboat with operating personnel booster pump D-4 dozer or equivalent with operator crawler-mounted dragline with operator barge steel drainage pipe sluices and plastic sheeting. Dredging may also be required in waterways adjacent to the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway. Dredging of the Cape May Coast Guard dock area will also be included. Completion time 210 calendar days. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Small business setaside. Solicitation documents will be furnished only on CD-ROM; hard copies will not be available. Register on-line to receive a solicitation package or submit a request in writing by mail or fax to the attention of David Dilks fax 215-656-6780. All requests must include a physical street address telephone and fax number Federal Tax Identification number business size and reference the solicitation number. The issue date is on or about December 19 2000. View and/or download this solicitation and all amendments from at the website listed below on or after the issue date. In addition Contractors may access all advertised solicitations for the Department of Army at the following website:

http://acquisition.army.mil/amcdss/owa/refdb.sol_search_form.

Philadelphia District website:

http://ebs.nap.usace.army.mil/ASP/ViewSolicitation.asp?ID=55. Contact: David Dilks contract specialist phone 215-656-6894; Philadelphia District COE Philadelphia Wanamaker Building Room 643 100 Penn Square East Philadelphia PA 19107.

DTCG83-01-Q-3WF120. 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: $25000 to $100000. 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.

NEW YORK

DTCGG1-01-R-3WK016. Bid opening CHANGED TO Dec. 29 2000 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 7000 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: $100000 to $250000. 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

DACW49-01-B-0007. Bid opening March 28 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING ROCHESTER AND OSWEGO HARBORS NEW YORK. Work consists of but is not limited to furnishing all labor plant material and equipment necessary and performing all work necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 200000 cubic yards of material other than ledge rock from Rochester Harbor Monroe County New York and 50000 cubic yards from Oswego Harbor Oswego County New York in strict accordance with the attached plans and specifications. 100 percent small business setaside. Contact: Richard W. Reffner contract specialist phone 716-879-4250; email: richard.w.reffner@usace.army.mil; Buffalo District COE 1776 Niagara Street Buffalo NY 14207-3199. Website: http://www.lrb.usace.army.mil

PENNSYLVANIA

DTCG83-01-B-3WF059. Bid opening Dec. 28 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: $250000 to $500000. 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.

SOUTH ATLANTIC

ALABAMA

DACW01-01-B-0002. Bid opening CHANGED TO Jan. 3 2001. RENTAL OF HOPPER DREDGE & ATTENDANT PLANT FOR DREDGING OF MOBILE HARBOR CHANNELS MOBILE AL #1-01. Maintenance dredging in navigation channels along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi Alabama and Northwest Florida. The primary work location is intended to be Mobile Harbor. However work at Pascagoula Harbor Gulfport Harbor Pensacola Harbor and Panama City Harbor are also possible. Rental of Dredge: consists of removal and satisfactory disposal of all material lying above the plan of -52 feet (or as directed by the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR)) Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) over the bottom widths (full and/or partial) and applicable side slopes at specific work location(s) all within the specified dredging limits of this contract. Rental Dredge Plant: consists of furnishing and operating a hopper dredge with pump discharge of not less than 24-inch diameter nor more than 33.5-inch diameter complete with all necessary materials supplies labor and transportation including fuel power and water for excavation operations as specified. General excavation limits include the entire Mobile Harbor Project however specific locations will be directed by the government within the total contract limits. All work will occur only as directed by the COR. Available on or about November 3 2000. Cost estimate: $5 million to $10 million. Unrestricted. Requests for plans and specs should indicate in writing whether the firm will bid as a prime contractor or a subcontractor. Unrestricted. Register on the Internet at: http://www.sam.usace.army.mil then click on contract bids. The plans and specifications will be issued on CD-ROM only and will be provided free of charge. For specific questions on the project contact: Michelle Stracener phone 334-694-3865 fax 334-441-6510. Contact: Karen Johnson contracting officer 334-690-2535; fax: 334-694-4343; Mobile District COE PO Box 2288 Mobile AL 36628-0001.

DACW01-01-B-0001. Bid opening CHANGED TO Dec. 21 2000. IDIQ FOR RENTAL OF HYDRAULIC CUTTERHEAD PIPELINE DREDGE AND ATTENDANT PLANT WITH OPERATORS FOR MAINTENANCE DREDGING ON THE GULF INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY (GIWW) AND THE APALACHICOLA CHATTAHOOCHEE FLINT RIVER SYSTEM (ACF). This solicitation is modified as follows: (1) Bid documents availability date changed from November 2 2000 to November 21 2000. (2) Bid opening date has changed from December 15 2000 to December 21 2000|!|. (3) Estimated cost of work has changed from over $10 million to between $10 million and $25 million. Base Year plus two one-year options at $8 million per year and (4) solicitation will not be issued on CD-ROM but is being posted on the internet at http://www.sam.usace.army.mil. All other information published in the original announcement remains the same. Individual Task Orders will be issued. Contract is for Rental of Dredge for Maintenance Dredging of the waterways and rivers for one In general the work consists of furnishing a cutterhead pipeline dredge with pump discharge of not less than 20-inch diameter nor more than 24-inch diameter complete with all necessary materials supplies labor and transportation including fuel power and water for maintenance dredging operations in the navigable channels including easements of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) from mile 36 in Louisiana through Mississippi through Alabama and to the St. Marks River in Florida. In addition maintenance dredging will be done on the Apalachicola Chattahoochee and Flint (ACF) Rivers located in Florida Georgia and Alabama. Available on or about November 2 2000. All responsible sources may submit a bid which will be considered. Detailed Information on this and other Mobile District Projects are available on the Internet at: http://www.sam.usace.army.mil/. Submit technical questions by phone or fax to Stan Clark phone 334- 694-4217 or fax 334-694-4264. Questions on distribution of plans and specifications: Plan Room phone 334-690-2535; fax: 334-694-4343. Contracting officer: Karen Johnson phone 334-690-2535; Mobile District COE PO Box 2288 Mobile AL 36628-000.

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

DACW01-00-B-0008. Bid opening Dec. 14 2000. RENTAL OF HOPPER DREDGE & ATTENDANT PLANT FOR DREDGING OF MOBILE HARBOR CHANNELS MOBILE ALABAMA – #3-00. Maintenance dredging in navigation channels along the Gulf Coast of Mississippi Alabama and Northwest Florida. The primary work location is intended to be Mobile Harbor. However work at Pascagoula Harbor Gulfport Harbor Pensacola Harbor and Panama City Harbor is also possible. Rental of dredge: consists of removal and disposal of all material lying above the plane of 52 feet MLLW or as directed by the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) over the bottom widths (full and/or partial) and applicable side slopes at specific work locations within the specified dredging limits of this contract. The COR will furnish the specific locations in advance. Rental dredge plant: consists of furnishing and operating a hopper dredge with pump discharge of not less than 24-inch diameter nor more that 33.5-inch diameter complete with all necessary materials supplies labor and transportation including fuel power and water for excavation operations as specified. General excavation limits include the entire Mobile Harbor Project; however specific locations will be as directed by the government within the total contract limits. All work will occur only as directed by the COR. There is no guarantee as to the amount of work. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Requests for plans and specifications will indicate in writing whether firm will bid as a prime contractor or a subcontractor. For questions on the project contact Anthony Goretski phone 334-694-3868. For questions on distribution of plans and specifications contact Plans Room phone 334-690-2535/2536 fax 334-694-4343. Mobile District COE CESAM-CT (109 St. Joseph Street 36602) PO Box 2288 Mobile AL 36628-0001.

DACW01-01-B-0004. Bid opening Jan. 16 2001. RENTAL OF CUTTERHEAD PIPELINE DREDGE WITH ATTENDANT PLANT AND OPERATORS FOR MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF PRINCIPALLY THE UPPER & LOWER BLACK WARRIOR & TOMBIGBEE RIVER SYSTEM WITH POSSIBLE ASSIGNMENT TO THE ALABAMA RIVER SYSTEM OR THE TENNESSEE-TOMBIGBEE WATERWAY. The work will require dredging to depths of 13 feet or greater over channel widths of up to 200 feet at certain locations and pumping of material to disposal areas over distances as 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 2200 and 2400. These requirements are due to long line lengths and high lifts that exist at various locations on the river system. Bid documents available on or about Dec. 11 2000. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this project is 234990. Register to receive documents on the Internet at http://www.sam.usace.army.mil then click on contract bids. For contract questions contact Roger Gerth phone 334-694-3708 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. Contact: Karen Johnson phone 334-690-2535;

email: cesam.plansroom@sam.usace.army.mil; Mobile District COE PO Box 2288 Mobile AL 36628-0001.

DACW01-01-B-0003. Bid opening January 17 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MOBILE CHANNEL AND MOBILE BAY SPRINGS MOBILE AL (MOBILE COUNTY). 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 Jan. 23 2001. RENTAL OF CUTTERHEAD PIPELINE DREDGE Black Warrior and the Tennessee Tombigbee Waterway Alabama and Mississippi. 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 11000 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 Jan. 25 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING PERDIDO PASS CHANNEL ALABAMA (BALDWIN COUNTY.) 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. 7 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.

FLORIDA

Website for Jacksonville district: http://www.saj.usace.army.mil/

DACW17-00-B-0025. Postponed. 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 Jan. 30 2001; issue date Dec. 15 2000. Beach Nourishment St. Johns County Shore Protection Issue date Oct. 1 2000. The St. Johns County Shore Protection Project will nourish approximately 3.5 miles of coastline with approximately 3700000 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.

DACW17-00-B-0040. Bid opening CHANGED TO Dec. 20 2000. BEACH RENOURISHMENT HUTCHINSON ISLAND SHORE PROTECFTION PROJECT. Placement of approximately 1.3 million cubic yards on 4.25 miles of beach beginning at the Martin County Line. The project will contain a Base Bid and two optional bid items. The Base Bid work is located along the northernmost 3.75 miles of beach. Optional Bid Item A work is approximately 0.25 miles long south of the Base Bid and Optional Bid item B work is an additional 1200 feet south of Optional Bid Item A. The beach is to be constructed to have a berm width of 90 feet at Elevation 9.1 and protective dune vegetation elevation 13.6. The foreshore slope will be constructed on 1 vertical to 10 horizontal slope. The borrow area is located approximately 1.25 miles east-southeast of the project area. Cost estimate $5 million to $10 million. Issue date on or about Oct. 10 2000. Solicitation will be issued in electronic format only. Bidders will be provided CD-ROM at no cost. Contact: Ann Mays phone 904-232-3535; Jacksonville District COE.

GEORGIA

DACW21-01-B-0002. Bid opening Jan. 7 2001. 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 35000 cubic yards of fine sand will be removed and transported about 18000 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 $500000 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.

DTCG83-00-B-3WF233. MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT USCG STATION ANNAPOLIS MARYLAND. Provide all labor materials equipment supervision and transportation required for dredging approximately 20000 cubic yards of material from Fishing Creek Channel and from the Coast Guard Station to Day Marker #2 to provide a depth of 10 feet below MLW and a width of 40 feet. Provide an itemized cost for mobilization of barge dredge cranes and miscellaneous required heavy equipment. Additional item is to provide price for additional dredging. The period of performance is 90 days after Notice to Proceed. Cost estimate $250000 to $500000. Unrestricted. Due date for bids will be not less than 30 days after bid issuance. Register to receive plans via the following websites: http://www.eps.gov or http://www.uscg.mil/mlclant/ceucleveland. Any amendments issued to this solicitation will be posted solely on these websites. Contact: Audrey Overholt Contract Specialist phone 216-902-6217 fax 216-902-6277/78; email aoverholt@ceucleveland.uscg.mil; United States Coast Guard (USCG) Commanding Officer USCG Civil Engineering Unit Cleveland 1240 East 9th Street Cleveland OH 44199-2060.

NORTH CAROLINA

DACW54-00-B-0011. Bid opening Nov. 14 2000. SEA TURTLE HABITAT RESTORATION OAK ISLAND BRUNSWICK COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. Dredge transport place and shape beach fill to construct beach berm and dune and perform specified surveys in connection therewith. Material will be dredged from nearby Yellowbanks Confined Disposal Area. Reconstruct dike of confined disposal area where access channel is dredged. The work shall also consist of constructing seven walkover structures (beach access points) and stabilizing of the new beach fill dune with beach grass plants (American Beachgrass Bitter Panicum and Sea Oats). Cost estimate more than $10 million. Unrestricted. Plans and specs will be on CD-ROM and will be provided free of charge. Amendments will be made through either a 3.5|!| Diskette CD-ROM or hard copy. The CD-ROM contains simple window viewing application and two commercial software applications. All applications contained on the CD-ROM can be run from the CD-ROM. No installation is required. Requests for solicitation documents should be addressed to: USACE-Wilmington Attn: John B. Roberts P.O. Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890. Fax requests to: 910-251-4454 Attn: John B. Roberts. Contact: phone 910-251-4116 fax 910-251-4454;

email: john.b.roberts.ii@saw02.usace.army.mil; Wilmington District COE P.O. Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890.

DACW54-00-B-0020. Bid opening Nov. 29 2000 11 a.m. CHANNEL NEW WORK DREDGING HORSESHOE SHOALS THRU STA-12+00 SNOWS MARSH AND KURE BEACH NOURISHMENT. The total quantity of material to be dredged is estimated to be about two million cubic yards. Cost estimate $500000 to $1 million. Unrestricted. Plans and specs will be on CD-ROM and provided free of charge. Amendments will be made through either a 3.5|!| diskette CD-ROM or hard copy. The CD-ROM contains a simple window viewing application and two commercial software applications. All applications contained on the CD-ROM can be run from the CD-ROM. No installation is required. Electronic medium for bid submittal will not be allowed.. Requests for documents should be addressed to USAED PO Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890 Attn: Sherry F. Bassili-Phillips. Contact: Sherry F. Bassili-Phillips CESAW-CT phone 910-251-4419 or Jimmy Hargrove CESAW-TS-ED phone 910-251-4479 Wilmington District COE address above.

DACW54-00-B-0019. Bid opening changed to Dec. 15 2000. CHANNEL DREDGING SNOWS MARSH THROUGH BALD HEAD ISLAND (WILMINGTON HARBOR) Maintenance dredging Snows Marsh through Bald Head Shoal (Wilmington Harbor) The total quantity is app. nine million cubic yards. Cost estimate $25 million to $100 million. Unrestricted. Requests for solicitation documents should be addressed to: USAED PO Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890 ATTN: Sherry F. Bassili-Phillips. Include solicitation number physical address phone and fax number and point of contact. Contact: Sherry F. Bassili-Phillips CESAW-CT phone 910- 251-4419; or Larry Creech CESAW-TS-ED phone 910-251-4718; Wilmington District Corps of Engineers P.O. Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890.

DACW54-00-B-0021. Bid opening Dec. 8 2000. BEACH RENOURISHMENT CAROLINA BEACH NEW HANOVER COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. Dredge transport place and shape beach fill to restore eroded beach berm and dune and perform all related beach surveys. Material will be dredged from nearby Carolina Beach Inlet. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Plans and specifications available on or about November 8 2000 on CD-ROM only at no charge. Fax requests to: 910-251 – 4454 Attn: John Roberts include physical address mailing address phone and fax numbers and point of contact. Contact: John B. Roberts Wilmington District COE Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890;

Email: john.b.roberts.ii@saw02.usace.army.mil

DACW54-01-B-0002. New bid opening to be set by amendment. MAINTENANCE DREDGING WILMINGTON HARBOR (OCEAN BAR.) Dredge approximately 500000 cubic yards. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Unrestricted. Plans and specs will be issued on CD-ROM at no charge. Contact: Danny Kissam contract specialist CESAW-CT; phone 910-251-4424; Wilmington District COE PO Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890.

N62470-00-B-3659. Bid opening Dec. 19 2000. REPAIR BULKHEAD AT NAVY BOAT DOCKS MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT. Replace approximately 632 linear feet of existing steel sheet pile bulkhead including granular fill concrete cap tiebacks protective coating and cathodic protection system; demolition of existing earth-filled two sheet pile finger piers with incidental dredging; replace two existing finger piers (16 feet wide by 70 feet long); replace fender system; reuse and install cleats; replace concrete loading ramp including riprap scour protection; replace concrete pavement behind bulkhead; soil sampling and disposal of petroleum contaminated soils; storm drainage improvements with associated grading; upgrading existing water and electrical service to bulkhead and piers; selective demolition of existing bulkhead and fender system; miscellaneous metal fabrications; and incidental related work. Work will be performed in two phases. Phase 1 will be complete and ready for use by the government prior to start of work on phase 2 unless otherwise directed by the contracting officer. Cost estimate: $1 million to $5 million. There is a $50.00 non-refundable charge per set for plans and specifications. Make check or money order payable to Disbursing Officer DFAS Kansas City Center but mail to the Cherry Point address below. Approximate release date: November 17 2000. Restricted to small businesses only. 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 17150 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

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. HOBUCKEN NC – DREDGE BOAT BASIN. 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 $25000 to $100000. 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

DACW21-00-B-0013. Postponed indefinitely. OFFSHORE AND INSHORE BIRD ISLANDS – JASPER COUNTY.. Contact: Doug Plachy (technical questions) 912-652-6119; Sandy Meyers (contractual questions) 912-652-5324; Savannah District COE P.O. Box 889 Savannah GA 31402-0889.

DACW21-00-B-0025. Bid opening Jan. 8 2001; issue date Dec. 8 2000. BANK PROTECTION JONES OYSTERBED ISLAND DISPOSAL AREA AND DISPOSAL AREA 14B. Place app. 90000 cy of armor stone riprap and 150000 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.

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 1325000 cy of unclassified material and approximately 30000 cy of unclassified material for one shoal along the AIWW. Disposal will be upland disposal areas. Each option year will be approximately 1325000 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.

VIRGINIA

DACW31-00-B-0014. Postponed. 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. MAINTENANCE DREDGING STARLINGS CREEK ACCOMACK COUNTY VIRGINIA. 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 53000 cubic yards. The estimated optional dredging including allowable overdepth and accretion is 10000 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: $500000 to $1 million. Duration of the project is 60 calendar days. Small business setaside. The solicitation will be available on the Internet only. Interested firms may download and view the solicitation on or after December 15 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

DACW65-01-B-0003. MAINTENANCE DREDGING NORFOLK HARBOR CHANNEL LAMBERTS POINT TO SEWELLS POINT ELIZABETH RIVER AND HAMPTON ROADS. 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 600000 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

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. 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. Plans and specifications will be provided on CD-ROM at no cost (limit one CD-ROM per firm). 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. Website: http://ccr.edi.ddisa.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 3250 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 $100000 to $250000. 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.

MICHIGAN

DACW35-01-R-0002. Bid opening Dec. 28 2000. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING LITTLE LAKE HARBOR. Maintenance dredging an estimated 32000 cubic yards. Excavation of approximately 11000 cubic yards adjacent to the West Breakwater. Cost estimate $500000 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.lre02.usace.army.mil) Contact: Bill Bruss phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.

DACW35-00-B-0008. Not yet issued. Bid opening to be announced. SAGINAW RIVER MAINTENANCE DREDGING. Dredge approximately 138000 cubic yards of material and all related work. 100 percent small business setaside. Cost estimate: $500000 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.

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 600000 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-0005. Bid opening Jan. 10 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING SANDUSKY HARBOR SANDUSKY ERIE COUNTY OHIO. Work consists of but is not limited to furnishing all plant labor material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 100000 cubic yards of dredged material other than ledge rock from Sandusky Harbor Sandusky Erie County OH. Dredged material to be placed in the government-furnished open-lake designated offshore disposal area (if necessary) and/or government-approved/contractor furnished disposal area. Contact: Moira A. Restall contract specialist phone: 716-879-4251; Buffalo District COE 1776 Niagara Street Buffalo NY 14207-3199. Email: moira.a.restall@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 10000 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

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. Provide all labor materials equipment transportation and supervision required to: excavate 4000cy of existing earth fill from proposed disposal field and haul to a dry disposal field within 4 1/2 miles away to create area for new dredged material; dredge by bucket from barge approximately 2500cy of material within the boat basin at Coast Guard Station Chincoteague Virginia. Dispose material in an approved upland disposal site approximately 2 l/2 miles away. Remove 2×6 timber fenders along travel lift piers and replace with new 4×6 timber fenders (224 LF Total as shown on drawings.) Splice/weld 18-inch extensions on eight 10-inch-diameter steel pipe piles as shown on drawings. Replace 18 existing cleats and two missing cleats with 20 new 18-inch steel cleats on two concrete floating piers. Upgrade 2 60-A shore tie receptacles with two 100-A shore tie receptacles and provide and install new shore tie plugs at location shown on drawings. Take before and after soundings to determine quantity of material dredged. Provide price for overdredged material from project area. Total payable quantity of overdredged material allowed is 1500cy. Cost estimate: $25000 to $100000. Unrestricted. 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.

WISCONSIN

DACW37-01-B-0002. Bid opening January 23 2001. DREDGING IN POOL 8 OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER. 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 $100000 to $250000. 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 Paul District website at

http://mvpwww.mvp.usace.army.mil/ebs/AdvertisedSolicitations.asp on or before December 22 2000. The official solicitation is available only on CD-ROM. Order by registering for it at the above web site. An unofficial version of the solicitation will be posted on the website. Telephone requests will not be accepted. Contact: Contract Specialist: Lisa Stensrud phone 651-290-5416

email Lisa.P.Stensrud@mvp02.usace.army.mil;

or Contracting Officer: T. Koopmeiners phone 651-290-5409; St. Paul District COE 190 Fifth Street East St. Paul MN 55101-1638.