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Route 1 Improvements Design Build

Solicitation Number: DTFH71-12-R-00007
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Location: Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
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Proposals from all business concerns will be accepted for the Design-Build (D-B) solicitation of the U.S. Route 1 Improvements Project located at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia, as Solicitation Number: DTFH71-12-R-00007. The U.S. Route 1 (Richmond Highway) improvements limits are located from the Telegraph Road intersection with U.S. Route 1 (located 1.6 miles east of Fairfax County Parkway intersection with U.S. Route 1) to the intersection of new Mulligan Road (Old Mill Road) with U.S. Route 1 and Mt. Vernon Highway, representing approximately 3.4 miles of roadway widening from four lanes to six, and including left and right turn lanes at intersecting roadways, and other improvements. The project at this time is "Subject to the Availability of Funding". The design and construction cost for this project is estimated to be approximately $100,000,000.

In accordance with Public Law 104-106 (41 U.S.C. 253m), the Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD) of the Federal Highway Administration is conducting a "two phased" Design-Build (D-B) selection process for the Fairfax County Department of Transportation (FCDOT) and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Solicitation documents for Phase One, Request for Qualifications (RFQ), should be issued on or about April 25, 2012. Statement of Qualifications (SOQ's) will be due on May 10, 2012 at the EFLHD office in Sterling, Virginia.

A selection committee will review and evaluate contractor qualifications and select the most highly qualified D-B firms/teams based on the established RFQ evaluation criteria to participate in Phase Two of this D-B selection process. During Phase Two, those firms/teams short-listed will be sent a Request for Proposal (RFP), which will outline the remainder of the process requirements.

Use Internet addresses or (at QUICK SEARCH, type "EFLHD" and all available projects will be listed) to check for availability of bid documents. All bid documents can be directly downloaded from these websites. Documents will no longer be mailed. Register to receive Email Notification to automatically be notified when a document is added or updated for a specific project. If firms do not register as an interested vendor at the Federal Business Opportunities website, there will be no Plan Holders List.

Annual Representations and Certifications FAR 52.204-8 (Mar 2012). The Representations and Certifications must be filled-in online at The required Annual Form Vets-100 must also be filled-in online at per FAR 52.222-37.

Please send all questions concerning construction projects to Include the solicitation number, project name and number, requesting firm and address, a point of contact and telephone number. Requests for 'faxing' or overnight mailing will not be accepted.

ATTENTION Minority, Women-Owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs)
The Department of Transportation (DOT) offers working capital financing assistance for transportation related contracts. The DOT's Short-Term Lending Program (STLP) offers lines of credit to finance accounts receivable. Maximum line of credit is $750,000 with interest at the prime rate. For further information, call (800) 532-1169 or 202-366-1930. Internet address:

In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart part 4.1102, prospective contractors shall be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database prior to award of a contract. Also FAR clause 52.232-33 requires CCR registration for payment. CCR registration is available online at the following Internet web address:

Required from all "other than Small business" when requirement is expected to exceed $650,000 ($1,500,000 for construction) [FAR 19.702]. Contracting Officer, Contracting Officer Representative, and Small Business Specialist are responsible for approving a reasonable and realistic plan [FAR 19.705-4] [TAM 1219.201(e)(6)]. Legislated subcontracting goals [15 USC 644(g)(1)]: 23% - Small Businesses (SB), 5% - Small Disadvantaged Businesses (SDB), 5% - Small Women-Owned Business Entities (SWBE), 3% - HUBzones, 3% - Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (SDVOSB). A copy of each subcontracting plan (or contractor statement that no subcontracts are to be awarded) must be provided to Eastern Federal Lands and approved by the Office of Small Disadvantaged Business Utilization prior to close of negotiations (or award of the IFB) [TAM 1219.705-5 and -6].

For security reasons, individuals requiring access to the EFLHD must present a valid photo ID and be escorted to their destination by a Government employee. Due to new security provisions, all visitors attending bid openings are urged to arrive at least 1 hour prior to the scheduled bid opening. All visitors must register with the receptionist in Room 100. A Government employee will collect the bids. Prior to bid opening, a Government employee will escort all bidders to the bid opening. Unescorted visitors will be denied entry and no exceptions will be made.


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Posted Date:
April 16, 2012
Description: Statement of Qualifications are due on May 10, 2012 by 2:00 pm EST.
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166
Fairfax County, Virginia

United States
Shirley A Anderson,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 703-948-1407
Fax: 703-404-6217
Jason L. Albright,
Contract Specialist
Fax: 571-434-1551