Repair Work along Elk Creek, Borough of Ridgeway

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Pennsylvania
Level of Government: Federal
  • Z - Maintenance, Repair or Alteration of Real Property
Opps ID: NBD00159788589997809
Posted Date: Sep 29, 2017
Due Date: Sep 8, 2017
Solicitation No: W911WN-17-B-8004
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Synopsis :
Added: Jun 21, 2017 6:56 am
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, has a requirement for repair work along Elk Creek, in the Borough of Ridgway, Elk County, Pennsylvania. The work covered by this contract consists of the contractor furnishing all material, labor, layout of work, and supervision. The general description of the proposed project includes work involving the excavation, removal, and disposal of, approximately 1,120 cubic yards of vegetation and other debris from 10 areas along Elk Creek; replacement of approximately 3,220 cubic yards of streambank protection; demolishing, removing and disposing of a 100 foot +/- length segmental block wall; designing and replacement of approximately 100 linear feet of an existing masonry stone retaining wall; performing all routine surveying operations related to the work; performing debris characterization; repairing approximately 100 linear feet of the Project Access Ramp; excavating, removing, and disposing of approximately 225 cubic yards of material from the upstream with replacement of flowable fill, structural backfill, select fill, and R-7 stone protection.

The estimated cost of the proposed work is between $500,000 and $1,000,000.

This acquisition will be a 100% set aside for the Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) Program. The resulting award will be for one (1) Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) contract. All responsible offerors are encouraged to participate. The work shall be completed within 270 calendar days after written Notice to Proceed. The Invitation for Bid (IFB) will be issued approximately 7 July 2017, online through Federal Business Opportunities (, therefore, requests for hardcopies of the solicitation will not be honored. In order to receive notification of any amendments to this solicitation, interested vendors must register as an interested vendor on the website. If you are not registered, the Government is not responsible with providing notification of any changes to this solicitation. Contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) before receiving a contract award (go to to register). The NAICS for this procurement is 237310, "Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction" and the small business size standard is $36,500,000 Million.

ATTENTION: For companies new to the Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, the link below will take you to a training Powerpoint slide presentation which will provide information essential to new contractors to help them navigate our bidding process. It will also help to make bid-no bid decision as it contains information on what will be required on a Post-Award performance basis - submittals, timelines, deadlines & milestones, necessary paperwork you need to supply, etc. This will help you capture everything needed in your bid so that there are no surprises later on. This training is not mandatory to be considered qualified to bid; it is meant as a means to assist you in becoming better prepared to work with the Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District. You can access the training using the link below:
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You may give feedback on the training package to the District's small business specialist using the email address of

Added: Aug 09, 2017 5:06 pm
An organized site visit has been scheduled for Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00 AM EST.

Participants will meet at--

Parking lot adjacent to Fox's Pizza at 144 N Broad St, Ridgway, PA 15853

Added: Sep 01, 2017 2:41 pm
Per Amendment 0001, the time for receipt of bids is revised from 11:00 AM EST to 11:30 AM EST.  The Bid due date of September 08, 2017 remains the same.
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Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
August 9, 2017
Description: Solicitation
Description: Technical Specifications
Description: Plans and Drawings
Description: Wage Determination
Description: Bid Schedule
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
September 1, 2017
Description: Amend 0001, 9 Updates, issued 9/1/17
Summary of Amendment Description
1) Remove the Bid Schedule as Attachment 4 and Add the Bid Schedule; 2) Extend the time for receipt of bids from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM EST; 3) Revise the project completion date from 270 calendar days after Notice to Proceed to 360 calendar days after Notice to Proceed; 4) Provide responses to questions submitted; 5) Provide the List of Attendees to the organized site visit held on August 17, 2017; 6) Provide a copy of GP-11 Maintenance, Testing, Repair, Rehabilitation, or Replacement of Water Obstructions and Encroachments as Attachment 4; 7) Furnish updates to the Technical Specifications; 8) Furnish updates to the Drawings; and 9) Update Addendum To Section 00800 to incorporate the current Wage Determination for PA170004, dated 08/04/2017 and to update the Monthly Anticipated Adverse Weather Delay Work Days Based on (5) Day Work Week. As a result of these changes, Attachments 1
thru 4 have been updated.
Description: GP-11, Approved on August 11, 2017
DEP File No. GP112417602
Added Attachment 4 to Solicitation
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Description: Technical Specifications, revised 8-28-17
Revised Attachment 1 to Solicitation
Updates include,
1. Revision to Specs Section 01 32 23, Para. 3.2.1 to state that bench marks need to be placed throughout the project with a minimum on one at each area of work with locations being determined in the field with coordination with the Government Quality Assurance personnel.
2. Removal of Para. 1.9 in Specs Section 01 35 00.00 08 regarding Maintenance and Protection of Railroad Traffic. Work will not be within the RR easement.
3. Adding USACE notification requirements for the EC site visits listed in the ECIFP.
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Description: Plans and Drawings, revised 8-28-17
Revised Attachment 2 to Solicitation
Updated pages include,
1) G-0003-A
2) X-0003-A
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Description: Wage Determination (most recent)
Revised Attachment 3 to Solicitation
General Decision Number: PA170004 08/04/2017 PA4
Amendment 2
Posted Date:
September 11, 2017
Description: Bid Results
Amendment 3
Posted Date:
September 28, 2017
Description: Revised Company Name
Aspen Corporation should be Aspen Construction Company
Contracting Office Address :
1000 Liberty Avenue
W.S. Moorhead Federal Building, 22nd Floor
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222-4186
United States
Place of Performance :
Elk Creek

Ridgway, Pennsylvania
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Janie L. Roney,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 4123957474


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