Sources Sought/Request for Information for take over contract require contractors to provide all work necessary to take over and complete the Grand Prairie Pump Station project in accordance with the previously awarded plans, specifications, and approved modifications.  The contractor will also be required to correct or replace any deficient work in place and be responsible for all uncompleted verifications and testing required under the original scope of work. This source sought is for information only, to be used for preliminary planning purposes. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS OR INVITATION FOR BIDS. THERE WILL BE NO CONTRACT AWARDED FROM THIS SOURCES SOUGHT ANNOUNCEMENT. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this announcement or any follow-up information requests.

Original scope of work consists of construction of the (base bid) pump station superstructure above elevation 190.0, including dewatering, demolition of existing covers, equipment installation, discharge header pipes to pipeline station 13+50 and all earthwork activities necessary to provide a completed pump station for the Grand Prairie Project. [Note:  Portions of the earthwork were subsequently deleted from the scope of work in Modification No. P00018.]  The work also required the installation of twin, 10 foot inside diameter steel pipes from pipeline station 13+50 to station 22+00, including all earthwork, installation of surge tanks and accessories, manways, cathodic protection and access road under an exercised contract option.

The original contractor was terminated after performing approximately 90% of the required work.  Offerors will be provided for informational purposes general list of work that the Government has identified as unfinished, missing, damaged, non-conforming, or otherwise deficient will be provided to the contractor as a supplement to the previously awarded plans, specifications, and approved modifications.  This list does not constitute a representation of all work that the contractor may be required to complete or correct, nor does the absence of an item from this list constitute a representation that such work has been performed or conforms to the contract requirements.  The contractor will remain responsible for all work necessary to complete the project, including verifying the existence, condition, quantity, and conformance of work identified on the supplemental list.

Previous RFIs, subcontractor lists of inventory, applicable communication, pump and motor reports, and a list of previous subcontractors and vendors will be also be available upon request for informational purposes at the District Office.

The Government is requesting interested contractors to furnish the following information:

  1. Do you have experience completing projects after the termination of the previous contractor? If so, please provide a narrative of your relevant experience.
  2. What would be your general technical approach for assessing existing conditions and finishing the work?
  3. Do you have experience on projects that include installing large capacity pumps (360 cfs or greater) and motors (5600 hp or greater)? If so, please provide a narrative of your relevant experience.
  4. Do you have experience using temporary power at medium voltage, 4160 Vac? If so, please provide a narrative of your experience.
  5. Company name, address, point of contact, telephone number, and e-mail address.
  6. Type of Business (large business, small business, small disadvantaged business, etc.).
  7. State your firm's bonding capacity as of the date of your response.
  8. If your firm is a Small Business, provide affirmation that your firm can comply with the following minimum requirements: FAR 52.219-14, Limitations on Subcontracting, requires that a small business concern perform at least 15 percent of the cost of the contract, not including the cost of materials, with its own employees. The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code applicable to this requirement is 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction. The Small Business Size Standard for this project is $36.5 million.

    Offerors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM), including the NAICS code they are bidding under, in order to receive a Government contract award. To register, the SAM Internet address is: https://www.sam.gov. For additional information regarding this solicitation please contact  Priscilla Sweeney at (901) 544-3117.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District will be the procuring office. All applicable information should be sent via e-mail to priscilla.g.sweeney@usace.army.mil.  The due date and time for responses to this announcement is 1:30 p.m. C.S.T. on January 22, 2021.