W911KB21B0005 – Sources Sought – REPLACEMENT OF FLOATING BREAKWATER, BAR POINT HARBOR, KETCHICAN, ALASKA

Oct 21, 2020 | Sources Sought

THIS IS A SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE ONLY FOR REPLACEMENT OF FLOATING BREAKWATER, BAR POINT HARBOR, KETCHICAN, ALASKA. PROPOSALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR THIS NOTICE. THIS IS NOT A PRE- SOLICITATION.

The Alaska District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting market research to facilitate a determination of acquisition strategy prior to releasing a solicitation for this anticipated project. The determination of acquisition strategy lies solely with the government and will be based on market research and information available to the government from other sources. Please note that this Sources Sought is for information only and does not constitute a solicitation for competitive proposals and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government. However, all interested parties who believe they can meet the requirement are invited to submit information describing their capability to provide the required services.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

The purpose of this project is to replace two floating breakwaters at Bar Point Harbor in Ketchikan, Alaska.  Bar Point Harbor is currently protected by floating breakwaters held in place by anchor chains and anchor blocks. A small floating breakwater protects the middle entrance channel and is approximately 120 feet long and 23 feet wide.  A larger floating breakwater protects the harbor and is 963 feet in length consisting of four concrete modules each 23 feet wide connected using post-tensioned wire cables.  Both floating breakwaters have surpassed their estimated lifespan and need to be replaced.  The project will include demolition of the existing breakwaters and replacement with new reinforced concrete float-type breakwaters.

Estimated Award Date of the Contract is August 2021. Construction Wage Determinations (formerly Davis-Bacon) will apply.

This project is contingent on availability of funds. If the project is cancelled, all proposal preparation costs will be borne by the offeror.

If a large business firm is selected for this contract, the firm must comply with FAR 52.219-9 regarding the requirements for a subcontracting plan for that part of the work it intends to subcontract.

All offerors are advised that they must be registered in the Beta System for Award Management (betaSAM) (https://beta.sam.gov/) in order to receive an award. Joint ventures must also be registered in SAM as a joint venture. Offerors are advised to begin this process when they prepare their proposal in order to ensure registration is in place should they be selected for award.

The contractor shall comply with commercial and industry standards, and all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and procedures.

The total estimated magnitude of construction is estimated to be $10,000,000 – $25,000,000.  

The intent of this Sources Sought is to solicit interest from qualified firms with a primary North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) code of 237990, which has a small business size standard of $39.5 million for a potential acquisition.

The requirement for the submission of both performance and payment bonds, in an amount equivalent to 100% of the award price shall be applicable. Therefore, the successful firm shall have the capability to acquire such bonding.

Interested prime contractor firms should submit the following information regarding their company.

1. Company Name, Address, DUNS number and Point of Contact including email address

2. Large or Small Business status (if applicable) and type of small business

3. Bonding capability

4. Demonstration of the firm's experience as a prime contractor on projects of similar size, type and complexity within the past six years.  List actual projects completed and include project title and location, a brief description of the project to include dollar amount of the project and work that was self-performed

5. Do you intend to submit a proposal as a Prime Contractor?

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