THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR BID - PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS ARE NOT AVAILABLE.
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 CFLAcquisitions@dot.gov or by telefax to 720-963-3360 (Attn: Craig Holsopple) for receipt by close of business (2 p.m. local Denver time) on January 9, 2014:
(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 $25 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) full reconstruction and widening of the existing roadway.The primary scopes of work are: roadway excavation and embankment, rockery wall(s), concrete retaining walls, soil nail retaining walls, aggregate base, superpave pavement, and drainage improvements.Required experience should include work performed in extreme weather conditions (snow depths vary but can exceed 15 feet) at elevations ranging from 8,500 to 11,700 feet. 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 https://www.sam.gov/
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:CO FLAP 62(2), Guanella Pass Road
Project Description:The Guanella Pass Road (Park County Route 62) is located in Park and Clear Creek counties (immediately north of Grant, CO).This project is the third phase and final phase of construction on the Guanella Pass Road. This segment of the construction is the southern portion of the route, starting north of Grant, CO, and extending to the north 9.3 miles for the full reconstruction work. Surface treatment work may extend from Park/Clear Creek county line north to the town of Georgetown, which is approximately 13.7 miles. The project consists of one base schedule for the reconstruction and one option for the surface treatment.
The proposed project is for full reconstruction and widening of the existing roadway. The primary scopes of work are: roadway excavation and embankment, rockery wall(s), concrete retaining walls, soil nail retaining walls, aggregate base, superpave pavement, and drainage improvements.
Anticipated weather conditions on this route are extreme; cold weather and snow are likely during fall, winter, and spring months. Elevations range from 8,500 to 11,700 feet in elevation. Snow depths vary, and can exceed 15 feet. Snow pack recession timeframe varies, and is dependent upon accumulation and temperatures. Limited winter operations should be anticipated.
Significant Quantities include:
Concrete Retaining Walls
Soil Nail Retaining Walls
24-inch Pipe Culvert
30-inch Pipe Culvert
48-inch Pipe Culvert
Structural Plate Arch Bottomless (11-foot by 3-foot)
Concrete Box Culvert (14-foot by 5-foot)
Surface Treatment, Chip Seal
It is anticipated that this project will be advertised in February 2014 with award occurring in March 2014.It is anticipated that this project will be completed in approximately 500 calendar days.Estimated cost for the project is $15 to $25 million.