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Y--Design and construction of Phase 2 of the Afghan National Detention Facility (ANDF) in Parwan Province, Afghanistan. The construction site is located within the Bagram Airfield complex.

Solicitation Number: W5J9JE-10-R-0078
Agency: Department of the Army
Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Location: USACE District, Kabul
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This Pre Solicitation Notice is for design and construction of Phase 2 of the Afghan National Detention Facility (ANDF) in Parwan Province, Afghanistan. The construction site is located within the Bagram Airfield complex. The resulting contract will be a firm fixed price (FFP) Design-Build contract for three (3) new detention housing units to be located directly adjacent to the existing detention facility at Parwan. The three new detention housing units include one (1) Special Housing Unit (SHU) and two (2) Detention Housing Units (DHU). The approximate size of all three units combined is 9,924sm. Work shall include but is not limited to all site preparation work, utility installations, facility construction and completion and related exterior security infrastructure.

The dollar magnitude of this project is between $10,000,000 and $25,000,000.

The period of performance for construction and completion of all three housing units is 270 calendar days from issuance of Notice to Proceed (NTP). The Special Housing Unit shall be completed and operational in 200 calendar days from NTP. The contractor will be authorized to work 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

Award will be made to one (1) Offeror who is deemed by the Government to be responsible in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), conforms to the solicitation requirements, and whose proposal, judged by an overall assessment of the evaluation criteria and other considerations specified to the pending solicitation, represents the best value to the Government. The source selection process to be utilized for this acquisition is Best Value Trade-off. The submission requirements and evaluation criteria will be defined within the Solicitation. In general, Offerors must demonstrate experience in designing and constructing at least two (2) same or similar detention/prison facility projects completed in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility and valued at over $15,000,000. The Offeror will also be required to provide information about the Offerors experience, management, key personnel, past performance and proposed construction schedule. In addition, the Offeror will be required to submit a Security Plan specific to the geographic area of the project location, as well as a Capacity Development Plan describing how the Offeror would promote the education and develop skills of Afghan citizens.

Solicitation W5J9JE-10-R-0078 for the Afghan National Detention Facility will be issued on or about May 28, 2010. The solicitation and any amendments will be posted through the Armys Single Face to Industry (ASFI) to the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website at: It shall be each contractors responsibility to check the FBO website for the solicitation and any amendments.

The applicable NAICS code is 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction.

The point of contact (POC) for this acquisition is Mr. James Purcell; e-mail; telephone 540.667.5953.
USACE District, Kabul, Afghanistan Engineer District, Kabul AFB, APO, AE 09356
USACE District, Kabul Afghanistan Engineer District, Kabul AFB APO AE
J.W. Purcell, 540-667-5953

USACE District, Kabul