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CA PFH 191-1(1), Buchanan Road

Solicitation Number: CA-PFH-191-1(1)
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Location: Central Federal Lands Highway Division
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Added: Jul 29, 2013 10:55 am


THIS NOTICE IS BEING ISSUED TO DETERMINE IF THERE IS SUFFICIENT  INTEREST FROM QUALIFIED PRIME CONTRACTORS who are Small Businesses, HUBZone small businesses, Woman owned small business concerns, 8(a) small businesses, or Service disabled veteran-owned small businesses and who intend to submit a bid for this solicitation to allow for a set-aside in one of these programs MUST submit the following by e-mail to or by telefax to 720-963-3360 (Attn:  Craig Holsopple and Aaron Sanford) for receipt by close of business (2 p.m. local Denver time) on August 5, 2013: 

(1) A positive statement of your intention to submit a bid for this solicitation as a Prime Contractor;

(2) A copy of the letter from SBA stating date of HUBZone small business certification or acceptance to the 8(a) small business program.  In the case of a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Concern, you must provide proof of eligibility (DD form 214 or a letter of adjudication from the Veterans Administration).  This information must be provided in order to determine eligibility - DO NOT SEND COPIES OF YOUR CCR PROFILE;

(3) Letter from bonding agent stating your firm's capability to bond for a single project of $16 million, and your firm's aggregate bonding capacity; and

(4) Provide a list of road construction projects of equal or greater value in which you performed (as the prime contractor) construction of prestressed concrete bridge, roadway excavation, MSE wall, reinforced soil slope, aggregate base, hot asphalt concrete pavement, structural concrete, reinforcing steel, drilled shafts, pipe culvert, and guardrail.  State whether your firm was the prime contract or subcontractor on the project.  DO NOT SEND INFORMATION ON PROJECTS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE THE ABOVE WORK.

The size of a small business firm includes all parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, etc.  Refer to the Code of Federal Regulations 13 CFR 121.103 for information on how the SBA determines affiliation and 13 CFR 121.108 regarding the penalties for misrepresentation of size status.  All firms should be certified in the All firms should be certified in the System for Award Management (SAM) located at

A Qualified HUBZone SBC receiving a HUBZone contract for general construction must spend at least 50% of the cost of the contract incurred for personnel on its own employees or employees of other qualified HUBZone SBCs.  This requirement may be met by expending at least 50% of the cost of the contract incurred for personnel on its employees or it may subcontract at least 35% of the cost of the contract performance incurred for personnel to one or more qualified HUBZone SBCs.  A qualified HUBZone SBC prime contractor may not, however, subcontract more than 50% of the cost of the contract incurred for personnel to non-qualified HUBZone SBCs.

PROJECT DETAILS:  CA PFH 191-1(1), Buchanan Road

Project Details:  This project is located approximately 10 miles east of Sonora, California, on Forest Highway 191, also known as Buchanan Road.  The project begins in Tuolumne at Carter Street and progresses 2.5 miles easterly to the Buchanan Mine Road Bridge, which crosses the North Fork Tuolumne River.

This project consists of rehabilitating the first 0.6 miles of Buchanan Road starting at the intersection with Carter Street, reconstructing the next 1.9 miles to the Buchanan Mine Road Bridge, and replacing the Buchanan Mine Road Bridge with a new, curved, pre-stressed concrete bridge adjacent to the existing bridge.  Traffic will be maintained during construction with lane closures and no night work is allowed.  All excavation, embankment, retaining walls, and pipe culverts must be completed prior to the winter shutdown from November 10, 2014, to March 27, 2015.

Major quantities include:

20401-0000  Roadway excavation:  107,000 CUYD

20441-0000  Waste:  70,000 CUYD

25501-0000  Mechanically stabilized earth wall:  18,000 SQFT

25801  Reinforced concrete retaining wall:  1,875 SQFT

27201-0000  Reinforced soil slope:  10,000 SQFT

30103-0000  Aggregate base:  7,600 CUYD

40201-4700  Hot asphalt concrete pavement:  9,200 TON

55201-0200  Structural concrete, class A (AE):  460 CUYD

55302-3200  Precast, prestressed concrete girders:  670 LNFT

55401  Reinforcing steel:  139,440 LB

56501  Drilled shafts:  315 LNFT

60201  Pipe culvert:  3,310 LNFT

61701-1200  Guardrail system G4, type 2, class A, steel posts:  9,000 LNFT

It is anticipated that this project will be advertised in November of 2013 with a Notice to Proceed issued in April, 2014.  It is anticipated that this project will be completed in August, 2015.  The contracting range for this project is between $13 million and $16 million.

12300 West Dakota Avenue
Lakewood, Colorado 80228
Tuolumne County
Sonora, California 95370
United States
Craig Holsopple,
Acquisition Program Specialist
Phone: 7209633350
Fax: 7209633360
Aaron L. Sanford,
Acquisition Program Specialist
Phone: 7209633566
Fax: 7209633360