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Plumb Beach Shore Protection project located along the southern margin of the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York

Solicitation Number: W912DS-13-B-0001
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, New York
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 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) to perform Plumb Beach Shore Protection project. Plumb Beach is located along the southern margin of the Borough of Brooklyn, City of New York, and is a low-lying, crescent-shaped, undeveloped barrier beach which extends approximately 5,000 feet from Knapp Street at the entrance of Sheepshead Bay Channel east to the tip of a tidal flat. The project consists of construction of two terminal groins and one offshore breakwater. The contract also includes planting 1.2 acre of beach grass and removal of one geotube groin.

Plans and Specifications for the subject project will be available on/about 26 October 2012 with bid opening on/about 08 January 2013.

This procurement is being solicited under 100% Full and Open Competition. The applicable NAICS Code is 237990 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction. The small business size is $33,500,000.00. The SIC Code is 1629 heavy construction not elsewhere classified. The estimated cost is $2,000,000
and $5,000,000. The Federal Acquisition Regulation requires that Past Performance Information (PPI) be collected on Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. The Government has now implemented a web-enabled application that collects and manages contractor past performance data. Effective 1 April 2007, the system, Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS), requires both the contractor and the Government to submit their portion of the CPARS report via the internet for construction contracts in excess of $100,000.00. More definitive guidance and instructions will be incorporated in the solicitation and resultant contract. In the meantime, to become familiar with the system, the CPARS website has a computer-based training module and a practice session for your use at by following the links to the training.
Bids will be submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Contracting Division, Room 1843, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278. All questions must be submitted in writing via email to the POC. The media selected for issuance of Synopsis/Solicitation and amendments shall solely be at the discretion of the Government; accordingly, the media utilized for this project shall be the internet. Telephone, email or fax requests for the solicitation will not be accepted or honored. Paper copies of this solicitation and amendments, if any, will not be available or issued. Interested parties may download and print the solicitation at no charge from the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website, All venders who want access to the solicitation must be registered with Central Contractor Registration (CCR), located at, and FedBizOpps,. The system called FedBizOpps has been upgraded as a web-based dissemination tool designed to safeguard acquisition-related information for all federal agencies. Business opportunities can be located in FedBizOpps or the Army single face to Industry (ASFI) acquisition business website To keep informed of changes, check frequently. Some contractor tools are as follows; 1. Register to receive notification, and 2. Subscribe to the mailing list for specific solicitation at FedBizOpps or utilize the vender notification service in ASFI. A hyperlink posted in FedBizOpps will direct vendors to FedBizOpps to download solicitations, plans, specification and amendments. Project specification files and drawings are portable document files (PDF) and can be viewed, navigated, printed using A5. Internet Explorer 5.5 or greater, Netscape 4.x (except 4.7) and Netscape 5.x are also compatible with the FedBizOpps website. Interested bidders must be registered and active in the System for Award Management (SAM), website . Those registering are responsible for accuracy of the information provided.

For further information, contact: Jason L. Parker, Contract Specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, 26 Federal Plaza, Room 1843, New York, NY 10278-0090. Telephone: 917-790-8080. Fax: 212-264-3013. E-mail: 

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Amendment 1

Posted Date:
December 26, 2012
Description: Amendment 0001
Description: Sand Sample Analysis
Description: Plumb Beach AD Cross Sections
Description: Plumb Beach AD Plan Sheet
26 Federal Plaza
New York, New York 10278-0090
United States
Jason L Parker,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 9177908080
Fax: 212-264-3013