Federal contract opportunity DTFH71-14-B-00009 for highway, street, and bridge construction at Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division, response was due Feb 13, 2014.

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Schedule A: $473,000.00

Sealed bids from all business concerns will be accepted for the Appalachian National Scenic Trail Project VT ERFO APPA 2011-1(3), Solicitation Number DTFH71-14-B-00009, located in Rutland County, Vermont. The project consists of the replacement of the bridge over Sargent Brook used to access the Appalachian National Scenic Trail. The work includes the removal of the existing bridge debris and concrete abutments, with the construction of a precast, prestressed concrete box girder bridge supported by precast concrete abutments, reconstruction of the aggregate roadway, and other miscellaneous work. The project is expected to fall within the price range of $250,000 to $750,000. Contract Award/Notice to Proceed is subject to availability of funds.

Bid documents should be issued on or about January 15, 2014. Bid due date and location will be specified on the SF 1442, Block 13a of the Solicitation.

Use Internet addresses http://www.efl.fhwa.dot.gov/contracting/Documents.aspx or https://www.fbo.gov/ (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 (Jan 2014). The Representations and Certifications must be filled-in online at http://sam.gov/. The required Annual Form Vets-100 must also be filled-in online at https://vets100.dol.gov per FAR 52.222-37.

Please send all questions concerning construction projects to eflhd.contracts@dot.gov. 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: http://osdbuweb.dot.gov

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

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.

Package File Description
Solicitation 1 IFB_Solicitation_-_VT_ERFO_APPA_2011-1(3).pdf Bid Opening date is scheduled for February 20, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST.
Solicitation 1 Plans_-_VT_ERFO_APPA_2011-1(3).pdf Plans
Solicitation 1 Soils_and_Foundation_Report.pdf Soils and Foundation Report
Solicitation 1 NEPA_(Categorical_Exclusion_Form).pdf NEPA (Categorical Exclusion Form)
Solicitation 1 Cert_Prog_for_Bridge_Temp_Works.pdf Cert Prog for Bridge Temp Works
Solicitation 1 FP03_Eng_.pdf FP03_Eng
Solicitation 1 FP03_Errata.pdf FP03_Errata
Solicitation 1 ADV_Bidder's_Qualifications_Form.doc Bidder's Qualification Form
Solicitation 1 VETS-100A-Form.pdf VET100 Form
Synopsis Synopsis_-_VT_ERFO_APPA_2011-1(3).doc Bid documents should be issued on or about January 15, 2014. Bid due date...
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