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February 5 2001 Volume 17 Number 3
Published by International Dredging Review. ISSN# 1096-1763
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NORTH ATLANTIC
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. Apparent low bidder Barnegat Bay Dredging Co. Inc. $1632450; 2nd. Mid-Atlantic Construction $3443100; gov. estimate $2034344.45. 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. No date issued. MANASQUAN INLET POINT PLEASANT BEACH NEW JERSEY; USCG STATION MANASQUAN INLET; DREDGE SMALL BOAT MOORING. Provide all necessary labor supervision materials and equipment necessary to perform dredging of approximately 800 cubic yards of river mud from U.S. Coast Guard Marina and transport and dispose of material at contractor-furnished disposal site. Contractor is responsible for acquiring all permits. The period of performance is 224 days after Notice to Proceed. Cost estimate: $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 Jan. 19 2001 2 p.m. MAINTENANCE DREDGING OF ENTRANCE CHANNEL AT USCG STATION EATONS NECK NORTHPORT NEW YORK. This notice is hereby amended to add the following: The solicitation will be issued for the base year and four one-year options. Evaluation of price will be on all five years total. Evaluation of all years will not oblige the government to exercise the option periods. Liquidated damages are incorporated. The revised issue date of the solicitation is November 29 2000. Offerors are cautioned to ensure that the initial proposal contain the offeror’s best terms from a technical and cost or price standpoint as the government intends to evaluate proposals and award a contract without discussions with offerors. The following information remains as originally posted: Provide all labor materials equipment disposal transportation and supervision necessary for maintenance dredging of the entrance channel. The work includes pre-dredge hydrographic survey; bucket dredging of approximately 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

DACW51-01-B-0008. Bid opening Feb. 27 2001. KILL VAN KULL & NEWARK BAY CHANNELS NAVIGATION IMPROVEMENT PROJECT. The Kill Van Kull II Area 3 Contract 6 project is a channel deepening project. Specifically the project consists of deepening the existing 40 feet below MLW Federal Navigation Channel System to a depth of 47 feet below MLW. The project area consists of two (northern and southern) channels. The northern channel is approximately 400 feet wide and 12600 feet long and the southern channel is 400 feet wide and 10200 feet long. The west end of the project limit begins at approximately 4000 feet east of the Bayonne Bridge. The majority of the work consists of dredging and disposal of non-rock materials. All non-rock materials dredged from the site will be disposed at the HARS. The work involves the use of marine plant such as a clamshell dredge with 18 CY rock bucket an excavator dredge with a 12 CY bucket drilling and sampling equipment and barges and tug boats. Cost estimate $25 million to $100 million. Unrestricted. The NAICS code for the project is 234930 with a dollar value of $17 million. Solicitation documents will be available on or about January 24 2001. Bid opening date will be 30 calendar days following solicitation available date or 27 February 2001 at 11:00 A.M. Bid opening will be held in room 1841 of 26 Federal Plaza New York New York. To obtain a CD-ROM copy of the solicitation documents mail a check or money order for $5 (per set) payable to FAO USA ED New York to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contracting Division Room 1843 26 Federal Plaza New York New York 10278-0090. Interested parties requesting solicitation documents should do so in writing stating the solicitation number of the project complete company name street address (no P.O. Boxes please) telephone number and fax number including area codes. The solicitation documents may be examined at the New York District office or at the following offices; F.W. Dodge Company 148 Princeton Hightstown Road Hightstown New Jersey 08520 Brown’s Letters 163 Stuyvesant Avenue Lyndhurst New Jersey Metro Area Office Western Residency Building 408 Pershing Loop Fort Hamilton Military Community Brooklyn New York 11252. A Small Business Subcontracting Plan is required for all large firms. The subcontracting plan must be in conformance with all aspects of FAR Subpart 19.7. This includes evaluation of an offeror’s past performance with respect to its allotment of work to small small disadvantaged veteran’s owned and women-owned small business concerns. A contract will not be awarded unless and until the contracting officer has determined (with advice from the SBA) that an offeror’s subcontracting plan provides maximum practicable opportunities for small business concerns to participate in the contract. The Corps of Engineers is responsible for effectively implementing the small business programs within its activities including achieving program goals and to ensure contracting and technical personnel maintain knowledge of small small disadvantaged veteran’s owned and women-owned small business program requirements. An offeror can facilitate the identification of such firms through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) PRO-Net website address http://pro-net.sba.gov. In addition an offeror can contact the local SBA 8(a) Business Development (8D) offices in New York and New Jersey at 212-264-4313 and 973-645-2530 respectively for referrals to SBA’s 8(a) certified Small Disadvantaged Business Concerns. Contact: Lawrence T. Locke phone 212-264-6707; New York District COE 26 Federal Plaza Rm 1843 New York N.Y. 10278-0090.

DACW49-01-B-0007. Bid opening March 28 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING ROCHESTER AND OSWEGO HARBORS NEW YORK. 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 Jan. 11 2000. DREDGE MOORINGS. Provide all labor material equipment transportation and supervision required to perform soundings and dredging at U. S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Office Moorings Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Project includes unit item for additional dredging. Cost estimate: $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-0004. Bid opening Jan. 25 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. Apparent low bidder hendry Corporation: $3671238; 2nd. Mike Hooks $4724687; 3rd. Weeks Marine $5565040; gov. estimate $4030356.20.

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 Feb. 13 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 Feb. 1 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:

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

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

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

DACW17-00-B-0033. Bid opening date April 21 2001; issue date March 7 2001. Beach Nourishment St. Johns County Shore Protection The St. Johns County Shore Protection Project will nourish approximately 3.5 miles of coastline with approximately 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.

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

GEORGIA

DACW21-01-B-0002. Postponed. MAINTENANCE DREDGING STATION 0+000 TO 50+000 AND SEDIMENT BASIN – SAVANNAH HARBOR. Issue date Dec. 7 2000. Removal of approximately 3 million cubic yards of maintenance material. Material will be placed in adjacent disposal areas. Requests for solicitation packages must be made in writing no later that Dec. 22 2000. Small business setaside. Fax requests to 912-652-5828. Documents limited top one set per firm. Contact Wilbur Wiggins 912-652-5542 (technical questions); or Sandy Meyers 912-652-5324 (contractual questions; Savannah District COE P.O. Box 889 Savannah GA 31402-0889;

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

MARYLAND

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

DACW31-01-B-0003. Bid opening April 17 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING CHESTER RIVER QUEEN ANNES COUNTY MARYLAND. Work consists of using a hydraulic dredge. About 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.

NORTH CAROLINA

DACW54-00-B-0011. Bid opening Nov. 14 2000. SEA TURTLE HABITAT RESTORATION OAK ISLAND BRUNSWICK COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA. 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-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

N62470-00-B-3659. Postponed indefinitely. 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

DACW54-01-B-0006. Bid opening June 19 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MANTEO (SHALLOWBAG) BAY OREGON INLET. Dredge approximately 1250000 cubic yards. Cost estimate $1 million to $5 million. Plans and specs available through CD-ROM only. Request douments from USAED PO Box 1890 Wilmington NC 28402-1890. Attn: Danny Kissam including solicitation number with request. Contact Danny Kissam at 910-251-4424.

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

DTCG83-01-Q-3WF094. No opening date set. DREDGE BOAT BASIN AT HOBUCKEN NORTH CAROLINA. Provide all labor material equipment transportation and supervision required to dredge approximately 350 cubic yards of material using the hydraulic method. Dredged material will be piped and pumped directly into a designated disposal site. Cost estimate $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.

CONTRACT AWARDS NORTH CAROLINA

DACW54-01-C-0011. CHANNEL DREDGING HORSESHOE SHOALS THRU STATION 12+00 SNOWS MARSH AND KURE BEACH RENOURISHMENT NEW HANOVER AND BRUNSWICK COUNTIES NORTH CAROLINA. Awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $5762032 on Jan. 22 2001. Contact: Hilda Ayers contract specialist phone 910-251-4862. Wilmington District COE.

DACW54-01-C-0012. SNOW’S MARSH STA 12+00 THROUGH BALDHEAD SHOAL CHANNEL STATION 120+00 DREDGING. Awarded to Bean Stuyvesant LLC for $64727900 on January 24 2001. Contact: Danny Kissam CESAW-CT phone 910-251-4424; Wilmington District COE.

DACW54-01-C-0013. MAINTENANCE DREDGING WILMINGTON HARBOR (OCEAN BAR) AND MOREHEAD CITY HARBOR (OCEAN BAR). Awarded to Manson Construction Co. for $1661250 on Jan. 17 2001. Contact: Danny Kissam CESAW-CT 910-251-4424; Wilmington District COE.

SOUTH CAROLINA

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. Bid opening Jan. 26 2001. 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. Bid opening Jan. 16 2001. 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

DACW31-01-B-0008. Bid opening March 6 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING LITTLE WICOMICO RIVER NORTHCUMBERLAND COUNTY VIRGINIA. Maintenance dredging of the existing federal navigation channel. Approximately 15000 cubic yards of sandy material will be hydraulically removed and transported by pipeline to a dune restoration site. The dredged material will be used to build a section of dune that has eroded away. Small business setaside. Cost estimate $100000 to $500000. Completion no later than 40 calendar days. Contact: Terri Dockery phone 410-962-2708; Baltimore District COE 10 South Howard Street Room 7000 Baltimore MD 21201-1715.

DACW65-01-B-0006. Bid opening March 15 2001; issue date Feb. 12 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING RUDEE INLET VIRGINIA BEACH. Maintenance dredging the Rudee Inlet entrance channel and sand trap by hydraulic pipeline method. The entrance channel will be dredged to depths varying between 10 feet and 12 feet MLLW (NOS) with two feet of allowable overdepth at each respective depth; and the sand trap to a depth of 18 feet MLLW (NOS) with two feet of allowable overdepth. The contractor will place the dredged material in the government-furnished unconfined shoreline dredged material management area and construct finished elevations and grades in the placement area to the tolerances indicated and specified. Including estimated accretion to April 2001 and allowable overdepth the project involves dredging approximately 44280 cubic yards of material. Cost estimate $500000 to $1 million. Performance period 30 calendar days. Small business setaside size standard $27.5 million. The solicitation will be available on the Internet only. No paper copies or CDs will be issued. Download and view the solicitation on or after February 12 2001 from the following web site:

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

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.

DACW25-01-B-0003. Bid opening March 15 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING I MECHANICAL DREDGING RIVER MILE 0.0 – RIVER MILE 291.0 ILLINOIS RIVER AND RIVER MILE 176.0 – RIVER MILE 679.0 MISSISSIPPI RIVER. Cost estimate $500000 to $1 million (base year only.) 100 percent small emerging small business setaside. Contact: Procurement Technician Murilene Knight phone 309-794-5613 or Contract Specialist Jan Krahl phone 309-794-5314 Rock Island District COE P.O. Box 2004 Rock Island IL 61204-2004; website: http://www.mvr.usace.army.mil

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.

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

MICHIGAN

DACW35-01-R-0002. Bid opening Jan. 5 2001. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING LITTLE LAKE HARBOR. Maintenance dredging an estimated 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.lre.usace.army.mil) Contact: Bill Bruss phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.

DACW35-01-B-0007. Bid opening March 7 2001. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING AU SABLE HARBOR MICHIGAN. Estimated cubic yards 35000. Cost estimate $250000 to $500000. Emerging small business setaside sized standard $8.5 million average annual receipts. Receive documents at no charge by requesting in writing from Sharon A. Lawrence; email Sharon.A.Lawrence@lre02.usace.army.mil; phone 313-226-6421; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.

DACW35-01-B-0008. Bid opening March 15 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MONROE HARBOR. Maintenance dredging at Monroe Harbor Michigan. Remove approximately 54000 cubic yards of dredged material. Period of performance is 90 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Cost estimate $500000 to $1 million. 100 percent small business setaside. Contact: William L. Bruss phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.

DACW35-01-B-0004. FY01 MAINTENANCE DREDGING AT ARCADIA LELAND AND PENTWATER HARBORS MICHIGAN. 100 percent emerging small business setaside size standard $8.5 million annual receipts. Cost estimate $250000 to $500000. The plans and specifications will be available by electronic media on or about February 22 2001. This project is available on the Internet only unless otherwise specified. View plans/specifications at Contract Bid Information www.lre.usace.army.mil. Click on Organization Contracting Contract/Bid Info Available Solicitation Listing. Contact Vernard L. Moore phone 313-226-6433; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.

DACW35-00-B-0008. 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

DACW49-01-B-0008. Bid opening April 18 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING GRAND RIVER & FAIRPORT HARBOR FAIRPORT LAKE COUNTY OHIO. Furnish all plant labor material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 150000 cubic yards of dredged material other than ledge rock from Fairport Harbor and Grand River. Material will be placed either in the government-designated open-lake disposal area or contractor-furnished/ government approved disposal area. Contact: Moira A. Restall Contract Specialist phone 716-879-4251; email: moira.a.restall@usace.army.mil; Buffalo District COE 1776 Niagara Street Buffalo NY 14207-3199;

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

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

WISCONSIN

DACW35-01-R-0003. Bid opening Jan. 4 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING MANITOWOC HARBOR. Maintenance dredging 38000 cubic yards. Period of performance is 40 calendar days after receiving Notice To Proceed. This project is 8(a)set aside. Cost estimate $250000 to $500000. Contact William Bruss phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District COE.

DACW37-01-B-0002. Bid opening January 23 2001 2 p.m.. DREDGING IN POOL 8 OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI RIVER. 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.

DACW37-01-Q-0011. Bid opening Feb. 7 2001. FSC Y216 DREDGING: EXCAVATION OF ENGH’S CHANNEL GENOA WISCONSIN. The St. Paul District will require excavation in a small stream at Genoa Wisconsin approximately 18 miles south of La Crosse Wisconsin.. The applicable NAICS code is 234990 with a small

business size standard of $17.0 million. The work will consist of excavating a small quantity of material (less than 500 cubic yards) for the purpose of providing small boat access using mechanical excavation equipment. The material will need to be trucked approximately one-fourth of a mile to a permanent placement site. All work will have to be completed by May 31 2001. Cost estimate: less than $25000. 100 percent small business setaside. Solicitation process will use simplified acquisition procedures. The Request for Quotation will be posted to the US Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District World Wide Web site at

http://mvpwww.mvp.usace.army.mil/ebs/AdvertisedSolicitations.asp

on or before January 18 2001. The government intends to provide the solicitation and all amendments via this web site only. All potential quoters are encouraged to register at this web site under this RFQ for e-mail message notification of the posting of the solicitation and all amendments. Contact: Lisa P. Stensrud 651-290-5416; St. Paul District COE Contracting Division 190 Fifth Street East St. Paul MN 55101-1638; email: lisa.p.stensrud@mvp02.usace.army.mil

DACW35-01-B-0005. Bid opening March 2 2001. MAINTENANCE DREDGING BLACK RIVER HARBOR MICHIGAN ND CORNUCOPIA HARBOR WISCONSIN. Work consists of but is not limited to furnishing all materials necessary to remove material to required depths within limits shown on the drawings and as specified. The use of hopper type dredges is restricted. Rocks cobbles (three to 12 inches) and boulders (over 12 inches) may be encountered near breakwaters revetments and pier heads and will not be removed if they are part of the harbor structures. Dredge approximately 11000 cubic yards from Black River Harbor Michigan and 6000 cubic yards from Cornucopia Harbor Wisconsin. Cost estimate: $100000 to $250000. 100 percent emerging small business setaside; average annual receipts 13.5 million. Period of performance is 60 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. This project is available on the Website below. Interested bidders must register through the Detroit District Home Page at www.lre02.usace.army.mil Contact: Bill Bruss phone 313-226-3648; Detroit District COE 477 Michigan Ave Detroit MI 48226.