Eldorado National Forest; Placerville Ranger District; 03 - CON - Disaster, Pony Express Trail Bridge Repairs


Subject: Eldorado National Forest; Placerville Ranger District; 03 - CON - Disaster, Pony Express Trail Bridge Repairs
Solicitation Number: 12970224R0029
Notice Type: SOLICIT
NAICS: 237310
Set-Aside: Total Small Business
Notice Published: 05-14-24
Response Due: 05-31-24

Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: FOREST SERVICE
Contact: G. Jeremy Staggs This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (281) 482-1968
Office Address: Washington, DC 20250
Place of Performance: Placerville, CA

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SCOPE OF CONTRACT: The procurement is for the fabrication, construction, and installation of four trail bridges of varying lengths on the Pony Express trail between Kyburz and Echo Summit. o Remove logs (if any) that served as waterway crossings at the trail bridge sites. o For all four trail bridges (Clubhouse, Fred's Place, Aspen, Huckleberry), the design is determined by the Forest Service standard trail bridge design for a wooden major trail bridge applicable to the appropriate length. See attachment 1 for standard bridge plans. o Minimum dimensions for all trail bridges are: 72 width between top railing which shall be no less than 42 above top of deck. The maximum opening of side railings shall be 8. o Contracting Officer Representative (COR) will verify location of each trail bridge, staging area and the best route between the two with the Contractor. Two bridge sites (Freds Place, Aspen) are located within 150 of a dirt road or staging area. Two bridge sites (Clubhouse, Huckleberry) are located 2/3 mile and 1/2 mile respectfully from the work sites staging areas. o Contractor shall supply and install all dimensional lumber, concrete, associated hardware and appurtenances, as shown in the drawings. Contractor is responsible for verifying correct length of each trail bridge prior to fabrication. o Construction of the bridges footings/foundation shall have been completed at least three weeks before attachment and installation of the superstructure implemented to allow concrete to cure and harden. Previous bridge footings left in place post-fire are not the correct dimension of the new footings but can be incorporated into the construction of the new footings. Location and mileage from Silver Fork Store in Kyburz, CA: To Huckleberry trail bridge-travel east on Hwy. 50 17.8 miles, turn right on Scout Peak Road (FS 11NY06), travel 0.9 miles to the first sharp left-hand turn. The Pony Express trail veers off to the right. Travel on the XP trail for 0.45 miles to the trail bridge site. To Aspen trail bridge-travel east on Hwy. 50 15.8 miles, turn right on Sierra at Tahoe Road, travel 1.1 miles and before crossing Aspen Creek is a parking area on the right. It is 0.1 miles on the XP trail from the parking area to the trail bridge site. To Freds Place trail bridge-travel east on Hwy. 50 4.7 miles, there is a large turnout on the north side of Hwy. 50. A gated dirt road runs up and swings to the left. After 0.15 mile, the dirt road ends within 100 feet of the trail bridge site. To Clubhouse trail bridge-travel east on Hwy. 50 1.6 miles to the old Kyburz dump road (FS 11N43), turn left and travel 0.15 miles to the XP trail, which is on the right. It is 0.67 miles to the trail bridge site. MAGNITUDE OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECT: The price range for this contract is between $250,000 and $500,000 A pre-bid site visit will be held May 22, 2024 : Contractors will meet Forest Service (FS) personnel at 9:00 AM (local time) at the staging area of the lowest elevation bridge, which would be "Clubhouse". This would be found on the left (west) side of map Caldor Trail Bridge Relief #1. Traveling eastbound on Hwy. 50, and less than a mile east of the town of Kyburz is FS Road # 11N43, where a sharp left turn is required. This road is not signed on Hwy.50 nor is there a left-hand turn lane. It is unknown how long it will take the group to hike in, assess, and hike out, so it would be best if perspective offerors and FS personnel caravan to the other bridge sites together after the first one. SOLICITATION NO. 12970224R0029 PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE 08/15/2024 THROUGH 11/15/2025 NAICS CODE: 237310 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, $45M BONDS ARE REQUIRED FOR PROJECTS WITH A VALUE OF $35,000.00 AND ABOVE DAVIS-BACON WAGES APPLY RFIs to be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 1200 CDT May 23, 2024.