Z2DA--Upgrade Water Distribution Legionella Prevention Project # 590-18-103


Subject: Z2DA--Upgrade Water Distribution Legionella Prevention Project # 590-18-103
Solicitation Number: 36C24621R0084
Notice Type: PRESOL
NAICS: 236220
Set-Aside: Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business
Notice Published: 05-03-21
Response Due: 06-17-21

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT OF
Contact: Vangie Miller, Contracting Officer This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Ph: (757) 315-3999
Office Address: HAMPTON, VA 23667
Place of Performance: Hampton VAMC, Hampton 23667


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PRESOLICITATION NOTICE The Department of Veterans Affairs has a requirement for a contractor to Upgrade Water Distribution System for Legionella Prevention for Project Number 590-18-103, at Hampton VA Medical Center, 100 Emancipation Dr., Hampton, VA 23667. Scope of Work: Provide construction services to perform all work associated with the attached plans and specifications in order to upgrade, modernize, and improve domestic water distribution systems in overnight stay buildings at the Hampton, VA Veterans Affair Center. Domestic water systems in Building s 110/110A, 114, 137, and 146 are included in this scope of work. General: The project will include all services required to implement bid drawings and specifications for Project 590-18-103: Upgrade Water Distribution System for Legionella Prevention. The scope includes a variety of construction and demolition work including plumbing, mechanical, civil, electrical work associated with the improvement of domestic drinking water distribution systems in the above referenced overnight stay buildings at the Medical Center. The project includes diverse scheduling, safety barrier implementation, and coordination to cause as minimal impact and disruption to operations within critical medical care infrastructure at the Medical Center. The work scope includes but is not limited to: Installation of water quality and pressure monitoring systems that meet VA Directive 1061 requirements including: monitoring equipment for temperature, oxidant level, pH, flow and pressure for each of the buildings covered within the project scope. Installation and implementation of controls for domestic water temperature. Existing distribution piping systems for domestic cold, domestic hot, and hot water return will be modified to meet the current VA design directives regarding these systems and legionella control. Installation and implementation of water temperature control devices at water system outlets to allow for water temperature circulation at temperatures required by the VA Water Safety Directive. Installation of various injection ports to provide sections of the buildings the ability to undergo hyperchlorination procedures or introduction of other oxidizing agents. Installation of a new building potable water service pressure booster pump system is to be added to Building 110 to increase the existing domestic water distribution system pressure. Civil construction services to install a new potable water service line to building 114 downstream of the new Dialysis/Eye Clinic. Construction and demolition services to remove various dead leg water distribution pipes in areas identified in bid drawings. BID ALTERNATE NO.1: Perform all work described in Bid Item I above except: Eliminate all associated work in Building 137C 2 North and 2 South. BID ALTERNATE NO.2: Perform all work described in Bid Item II above except: Eliminate all associated work in Building 137. Place of Performance: Tasks will be performed at the VA Medical Center, Hampton, VA, 23667. Work will be around an occupied healthcare facility in operation 24 hours a day. Specific requirements (see drawings for area of work): General see section 01 00 00 Traditional Asbestos Abatement see section 02 82 11 Common Work Results for Plumbing see section 22 05 11 General Motor Requirements for Plumbing Equipment see section 22 05 12 Meters and Gages for Plumbing Piping see section 22 05 19 General Duty Valves for Plumbing Piping see section 22 05 23 Plumbing Insulation see section 22 07 11 Commissioning of Plumbing Systems see section 22 08 00 Facility Water Distribution see section 22 11 00 Domestic Water Pumps see section 22 11 23 Facility Sanitary and Vent Piping see section 22 13 00 Plumbing Fixtures see section 22 40 00 Requirements for Electrical Installations see section 26 05 11 Earthwork see section 31 20 00 Water Utilities see section 33 10 00 Schedule for Finishes see section 09 06 00 Acoustical Ceilings see section 09 51 00 Gypsum Board see section 09 29 00 Period of Performance: Contractor shall commence work under this contract promptly after Notice to Proceed (NTP), execute the work diligently, and achieve final completion and acceptance including final cleanup of the premises within seven hundred and thirty (730) calendar days including submittals. Specific site requirements: Contractor and all subcontractors shall obtain a flash badge from the Police Service, provide proof of OSHA 10 training completion, provide TB test results and shall abstain from smoking within the perimeters of the facility. All individuals that enter any VA facility are always required to wear a face mask and will be pre-screened for COVID19. Contractor shall provide proof of negative COVID test results for all employees entering the VA facility. The test results shall be from a time within 48 hours of entering any VA building. The COVID testing policy applies to all visitors, volunteers, and contractors associated with this project. Construction Safety Requirements: - see attached Hampton Construction Safety Handbook and section 01 35 26 Submittals: - see sections 01 00 00, 01 33 23, and all applicable trade sections Quality Control: - see section 01 45 00 Schedules: - see section 01 32 16 .15 Environmental and Waste Management: - see sections 01 57 19, and 01 74 19 VAAR 836.204| Disclosure of the magnitude of construction project is between $2,000,000 and $5,000,000. NAICS: 236220, Commercial and Institutional Building Construction Size Standard: $39.5 million This project will be procured as a Total Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Set-Aside and must be listed as verified in the Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database at https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/. The VA will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) on or about 5/18/2021 via Contract Opportunities at https://beta.sam.gov/. A site visit will be scheduled on or around 5/20/2021 at 1:00PM EST, and the date/time/location will be provided with the solicitation. This notice is for informational purposes only and is not a request for proposals. The Government is not obligated to issue a solicitation as a result of this notice. No other information is available until issuance of the solicitation. No bidders list is maintained. All interested vendors should register on this website. It is the offerors responsibility to check the web site periodically for any amendments/notices to the solicitation. Prospective contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database in order to obtain access in Beta.SAM. SAM and Vetbiz registration must be current and active to be eligible for contract award. Useful Websites: Vendor Information Pages (VIP) database at https://www.vip.vetbiz.va.gov/ Contract Opportunities at https://beta.sam.gov/ Any questions regarding this announcement and all future announcements regarding this project must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . NO TELEPHONE REQUEST FOR BIDDING MATERIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED.