Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet, Cape May County, New Jersey


Subject: Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet, Cape May County, New Jersey
Solicitation Number: W912BU-19-B-0007
Notice Type: PRESOL
NAICS: 237990
Notice Published: 07-11-19
Response Due: 08-27-19

Agency: Department of the Army
Office: US Army Corps of Engineers
Contact: Zaquette Everett, Contract Specialist, Phone 215-656-6786, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - Gregory C. Keaton , Contract Officer, Phone 215-656-3826, Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Office Address: 100 Penn Square EastWanamaker Bldg (RM 643) Philadelphia PA 19107-3390


Related Notices:
        03-22-19 SRCSGT
        08-01-19 SOLICIT
        08-02-19 MOD
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, intends to award a firm fixed contract that consists of beachfill along the Atlantic Ocean coastline:



Contract work consists of a base bid to place approximately 425,000 cubic yards of beachfill, along the Atlantic Ocean coastline in the Borough of Avalon, Cape May County, New Jersey. The base project area encompasses approximately 3,100 feet along the oceanfront of Avalon Borough. The contract work may also consist of up to 8 separate options including work within the Borough of Stone Harbor. Three options are to place additional amounts of beachfill per option, if awarded, in locations within and outside of the Base bid areas in the Borough of Avalon. Options 1, 2, and 3, if awarded, will be for quantities of 250,000, 125,000, and 50,000 cubic yards, respectively. The beachfill material for this contract must come from the authorized borrow area, which is shown on the contract drawings, located in Townsends Inlet.

Options 4, 5 and 6 if awarded, include redistribution of approximately 100,000 cubic yards, 50,000 cubic yards and 50,000 cubic yards, respectively, of beachfill material and sand fence removal from within the fore-dune areas above the Federal design template into the berm profile. These option areas encompasses approximately 6,000 feet along the oceanfront of Stone Harbor Borough. Options 7 and 8, if awarded, include sand fence installation and dune grass planting along the disturbed fore-dune area in Stone Harbor.

The contract duration for construction is anticipated at approximately 130 calendar days and the magnitude of this construction project will be between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000. The NAICS Code for this project is 237990 and the small business size standard is $27.5 Million.

This acquisition will be made using sealed bidding, a single award will be made as a whole, to the lowest priced, responsive bidder determined to be responsible in accordance with FAR Part 14 Procedures. Issue date for the Invitation for Bids (IFB), Solicitation No. W912BU19B0007 is anticipated on or about July 26, 2019, as an unrestricted procurement. The bid opening is

projected to be conducted on August 27, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. EST; however, this information is subject to change. Offerors should review the entire solicitation once it is posted.

The clauses at FAR 52.236-2, Differing Site Conditions, and 52.236-3, Site Investigations and Conditions Affecting the Work, will be included in any contract awarded as a result of the solicitation. Accordingly, bidders are urged to inspect the site where the work will be performed. Contact the POC identified in the solicitation within 10 calendar days of the solicitation posting to coordinate their participation.

Bonding will be required; at the time of bid opening, by separate Bid Bonds; and after award but before Notice to Proceed, Performance and Payment Bonds will be required. Any contract awarded from the solicitation will contain Liquidated Damages, FAR 52.211-12 -- Liquidated Damages - Construction, the amount will be published with the solicitation.

Solicitation documents, plans, and specifications will only be available via the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) homepage located at https://www.fbo.gov/. Registration for plans and specifications should be made via FBO Internet homepage and hard copies will not be available. No written or fax requests will be accepted. It is the contractor's responsibility to monitor FBO for any amendments. The solicitation will contain FAR 52.222-38 Compliance with Veterans' Reporting Requirements, therefore contractors who have received a Federal Contract of $100,000.00 or greater, except as waived, must have submitted the preceding fiscal year Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report (VETS-100 and/or VETS-100A Report) to be eligible for an award. If you have any questions or concerns regarding VETS-100 or VETS-100A reports please contact VETS-100 customer support at 1-866-237-0275 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . The solicitation will contain FAR provision 52.204-7; therefore a bidder must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award. Davis-Bacon rates will be applicable to the construction. Affirmative action to ensure equal employment opportunity is applicable to the resulting contract. The Davis-Bacon rate applicable to the construction and the actual Liquidated Damages will be specified in the actual solicitation.








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