SOURCES SOUGHT NOTICE

                                                                      FOR

                                     Leith Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project

This is a Sources Sought/Request for Information only. This is NOT a Solicitation Announcement, nor is it a Request for Proposal. This request does not obligate the Government in any contract award.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, is conducting research to determine the market capabilities of potential contractors.

The project consists of removal of approximately 54 large trees from the channel and banks (leaning and falling); replacing two small (12”) culverts 33’ and 22’ in length; excavate and place rip rap for outlet protection at five pipe outlets; clearing and grubbing along channel banks (quantity TBD); grading and placing rip rap for bank stabilization (approx. 100 feet of bank); and clearing debris from the channel at bridges

The magnitude of construction for this project will be between $500,000.00 and $1,000,000.00.

All interested firms with 237990 as an approved NAICs code have until 03 December 2021 at 2:00 p.m. EST to submit the following information:

– Name & Address of your Firm

– Point of Contact (Name/Phone/E-mail)

– Current SAM or DUNS Number and CAGE Code

– Business Size, to include designation as HUBZone, 8(a), Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business, Small Disadvantaged Business, Woman-Owned Business, and Large Business. Any supporting documentation that confirms your socio-economic status should be provided, i.e., letter of certification from VA confirming SDVOSB status. The Government must be able to verify SBA certification of HubZone and 8(a) via SAM.

– Bonding capability – both single and aggregate capacity contracts, as evidenced by submission of Surety Company Letter stating bonding capacity.

– Evidence of capabilities to perform comparable work (i.e., complex construction projects) in the area of General Construction associated with creek and channel repairs.  The contractor must provide evidence of comparable work on three (3) recent projects greater than $250,000.00 in value (not more than five (5) years old.) Include the project name and description of the key/salient features of the project (completion date, total contract construction value, and your company's level of involvement in the project, i.e., subcontractor (type), prime, GC, etc. and your specific role. Additionally, if you were teaming with another firm, clearly identify your role on the project(s) submitted. Please provide at least one point of contact (with e-mail address and phone number) for project validation. The Government will not give credit to projects if the lack of information hinders the ability to determine relevancy and/or level or experience.

– Firm's capability to perform, to include geographic span and project size.

– Information on Teaming Arrangement (if applicable). Although we are not looking for formal signed agreements at this time, if you intend to "team" with another firm, formally or informally, you must submit information, not more, than one (1) page, about your team's involvement. More specifically, you must submit sufficient information for the Government to determine the roles each team member will play and what your socio-economic status is or will be considering the proposed arrangement. Therefore, included in your one (1) page if you are a Small Business and you intend to mentor/protégé and/or JV with a large business both team members must sign agreeing that 40% of the labor will be performed by the 8(a) firm. Additionally, if the team is a mentor/protégé arrangement, identify the areas that will be mentored. Any supporting documentation that confirms your socio-economic status as a team should be provided.

The Government may not give credit to your socio-economic class if there is not sufficient documentation to support it or if the Government cannot verify through other means that your business is as such.

The requested information shall be submitted electronically to:

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Attn: Ros Shoemaker and Melissa Koehn

E-mail: Rosalind.m.shoemaker@usace.army.mil and Melissa.k.koehn@usace.army.mil  

The email should be titled:  W912PM22B0009 Leith Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project, Sources Sought

                                                                

Do not send hard copies of advertising or promotional materials. Please ensure that all responses are comprehensive and provide a name and point-of-contact for your firm for follow-up by this office or the procuring contracting officer. If you have responded to any previous e-mail messages or had other communications with our office regarding preliminary market research for this project, please be advised that it will be necessary for you to respond to this e-mail and the questions contained therein. Any responses involving teaming agreements should delineate between the work that will be accomplished by the Prime Contractor and work accomplished by the teaming partner

All information is to be provided on a voluntary basis at no charge to the Government. There is no entitlement to payment of direct or indirect costs related to or arising out of responding to this request for information. All information provided becomes property of the Government. There is no guarantee, expressed or implied, that the market research for this acquisition will result in any guarantee of award or acquisition strategy.