ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION SERVICES REQUIRED
Wetland Restoration Project, Ingham County, Michigan
Construction of structures and facilities
237 -- Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction/237990 -- Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
USDA, Natural Resources Conservation Service in Michigan is planning to restore a wetland located in Leslie Township, Ingham County, Michigan. Major items of work are as follows: Structure Removal; Mobilization and Demobilization; Microtopography; Shallow Water Wildlife Areas; Tree/Shrub Site Preparation; Tree/Shrub Establishment; and Wetland Seeding.
The duration of the contract is approximately 303 calendar days from the Notice to Proceed. Any contract resulting from this solicitation will be a firm fixed price contract. The North American Industry Classification for this acquisition is 237990 and the size standard is $36.5 million.
This solicitation is issued as a Small Business Set-Aside. The magnitude of proposed construction is between $25,000 and $100,000. The solicitation package along with the specifications and drawings will be issued as an Invitation for Bid and will be available for downloading from the Federal Business Opportunities website at www.fbo.gov on or around August 11, 2014. A site visit will be held on August 19, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. (EDT) at 1121 Olds Road, Leslie, MI 49251. The bid opening will be held at USDA-NRCS, Michigan State Office, 3001 Coolidge Road, Suite 250, East Lansing, MI 48823, Conference Room B on September 10, 2014 at 2:00 P.M. (EDT). A Notice to Proceed is expected to be issued on or about September 15, 2014 with construction to begin within 10 days of issuance. The Davis-Bacon Act Wage Determination No. MI140058 dated July 18, 2014 applies. PLEASE NOTE: Contractor will be required to follow the USDA-NRCS Supplement to OSHA Part 1926.
Notification of any changes to this solicitation (amendments) shall be made only on the internet. It is therefore the contractor's responsibility to check the above listed web address daily for any posted changes to this solicitation. Downloading from the internet is free of charge; however, specifications and drawings may take a considerable amount of time to download. Telephone and fax requests will not be accepted for request for copies of the solicitation.
E-mail all questions to the Contracting Officer, Gay Mullen, at firstname.lastname@example.org. All contractors must register with the System for Award Management (SAM) database at www.sam.gov. The first step in registering is to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number, which is a unique nine-character identification number provided by the commercial company Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). To request a DUNS number call D&B toll free at 1-866-705-5711. Obtaining a DUNS number through this process is free of charge. It behooves anyone who is submitting a bid to begin this process as soon as possible since it can take several days or longer to complete. Failure to register may cause a rejection of your offer.
Contracting Office Address:
3001 Coolidge Road, Room 100
East Lansing, Michigan 48823-6350
Place of Performance:
Leslie Township, Ingham County
Primary Point of Contact.: