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Great Smoky Mountains National Park; PRA-GRSM 10(2), 12(2)

Solicitation Number: DTFH71-13-B-00038
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Location: Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
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August 8, 2013
Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc.
409 Robert Henderson Road
P.O. Box 4750
Sevierville, Tennessee 37864
United States
Added: Jul 02, 2013 4:48 pm Modified: Jul 16, 2013 5:27 pmTrack Changes

Sealed bids from all business concerns will be accepted for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Project PRA-GRSM 10(2),12(2), Solicitation Number DTFH71-13-B-00038, located in Sevier County, Tennessee. The project consists of resurfacing of approximately 4.3 miles of the Gatlinburg Bypass and portions of Newfound Gap Road. The work includes milling, asphalt pavement, guardrail, repair of bridge joints, pavement striping, signage, traffic control, and other miscellaneous work. The project is expected to fall within the price range of $1,000,000 to $5,000,000.

Bid documents should be issued on or about July 16, 2013. Bid due date and location will be specified on the SF 1442, Block 13a of the Solicitation.  Construction activities at the project site must be completed no later than September 27, 2013, as specified in SCR 108.01.

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 (Jun 2013). 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's 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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Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Posted Date:
July 2, 2013
Description: Synopsis Notice - PRA-GRSM 10(2), 12(2)

Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
July 16, 2013
Description: IFB Solicitation_PRA-GRSM 10(2), 12(2)
Description: Plans_PRA-GRSM 10(2), 12(2)
Description: Bridge Insp Rpt_STR#5460-040P
Description: Bridge Insp Rpt_STR#5460-042P
Description: Bridge Insp Rpt_STR#5460-043P
Pavement_Memo.pdf (124.10 Kb)
Description: Pavement Recommendation Memo
FP03_Eng_.pdf (2,493.30 Kb)
Description: FP03 - U.S. Customary Units
FP03_Errata.pdf (197.69 Kb)
Description: FP03 Errata
Description: Bidder's Qualifications Form
Description: Small Business Subcontracting plan
VETS-100A_Form.pdf (228.22 Kb)
Description: VETS-100A Form

Amendment 1

Posted Date:
July 24, 2013
Description: Amendment 001 - PRA-GRSM 10(2), 12(2)

The Bid Opening date of July 30, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST. will remain the same.
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166
Sevier County, Tennessee
United States
Jason L. Albright,
Contract Specialist
Shirley A Anderson,
Contract Specialist