Replace Visitor Center to Correct Serious Safety Deficiencies to Enhance Visitor Experience

Agency: Department of the Interior
State: Wisconsin
Level of Government: Federal
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
Opps ID: NBD00159911573185618
Posted Date: Oct 5, 2017
Due Date: Oct 11, 2017
Solicitation No: P17PS01828
Source: Members Only
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Synopsis :
Added: Aug 23, 2017 4:18 pm Modified: Sep 08, 2017 3:46 pm Track Changes
ACTION: Solicitation Notice




DSC-CS Contracting Services Division
National Park Service
P.O. Box 25287
Denver, CO 80225

Joy Ewalt, Contract Specialist, 303-969-2394,

PLACE OF PERFORMANCE: Apostle Island National Lakeshore, Bayfield, WI



Titl Title of Project: Replace Visitor Center to Correct Serious Safety Deficiencies and Enhance
Visitor Experience

The National Park Service (NPS), Department of Interior (DOI), Denver Service Center (DSC), is soliciting proposals on a Competitive Small Business Set-Aside basis from interested small businesses having the capability to perform the work described below. This solicitation is being issued electronically on the Federal Business Opportunities website at . Proposal documents are available for download in Microsoft Word, HTML, Microsoft Excel, and Adobe PDF; Specifications are available in Adobe PDF format; and drawings are available in PDF format. Please Note: Paper copies of the solicitation will not be made available.

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Specific instructions on submitting your proposal are contained in this solicitation.

Proposal Receipt Date: October 11, 2017 by 2:00 pm MT.

The NAICS Code for this requirement is 236220 with a size standard of $36.5 million.

The National Park Service (NPS), Department of Interior, is seeking responses from Competitive Small
Business construction contractors who have the capability and interest in a single construction contract
for the removal and replacement of the existing Little Sand Bay visitor center. The new visitor center
will be approximately 63% smaller than the existing facility. Little Sand Bay (LSB) is 13 miles
northwest of the park's main visitor center which is located in Bayfield, Wisconsin. Situated near the
eastern end of the park's mainland unit, LSB serves as the principal launch area for overnight kayak trips
into the park archipelago, and is one of two primary day-use launch areas within APIS.

This project will remove and replace the existing LSB visitor center. The project would deconstruct the existing 3,834 square foot building and mitigate environmental contamination known to be on site including the fuel contaminated soil beneath the structure. The new visitor center will be approximately 63% smaller than the existing facility. The new visitor center will feature an exterior covered space to be used for orientation, wayfinding, safety, and interpretive exhibits. Exterior kiosks will provide visitor services when the new visitor center is closed.
The project will include, but not be limited to, the following:

? Provide and maintain construction schedule
? Health and Safety Plan
? Quality Control Program
? Secure work area
? Asbestos abatement
? Existing building demolition
? Remediation of contaminated soil
? Site layout, grading, site utilities, and concrete flatwork
? Construct concrete foundation system
? Construct new building
? Create and provide operations and maintenance manual
? Provide as-constructed drawings

Type of Procurement: It is anticipated that a negotiated firm-fixed price contract will be awarded requiring submission of both a technical and price proposal. The government will consider an offeror's technical capability in comparison to its price.

Estimated Price Range: $1 million - $5 million

Estimated Period of Performance: November-2017 - December 2018

NOTE: An organized site visit has been scheduled for: September 19th, 2017, 9:00 am
Participants will meet at: Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, 415 Washington Avenue, Bayfield, WI 54814.

It is the policy of the government to provide maximum practicable opportunities in its acquisitions to small business, veteran-owned small business, small disadvantaged business, and women-owned small business concerns.

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
September 8, 2017
1_SOLICITATION.pdf (1,282.30 Kb)
Description: Solicitation
Description: Specifications
Description: Supplemental Specifications
Description: Drawings
Description: Davis Bacon Wage Determinations
Description: Sustainability Checklist
Description: Proposal Submission Pkg. Volume I
Description: Proposal Submission Pkg. Volume II
9-APIS_198204_VC_Fillable_CPS_2017.08.01-rev_-_Blank... (70.50 Kb)
Download/View 9-APIS_198204_VC_Fillable_CPS_2017.08.01-rev_-_Blank.xls
Description: Fillable Cost Price Schedule
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
September 22, 2017
SF30_-_1.pdf (82.15 Kb)
Description: SF30 Amendment No. 1
Description: Pre-Proposal Meeting Minutes
Description: Pre-Proposal Presentation Slides
Description: List of Attendees, Pre-Proposal Meeting
Description: Questions and Answers as of September 22, 2017
Package #3
Posted Date:
October 4, 2017
Description: Amendment #2
Description: Questions and Answers as of 10-4-2017
Contracting Office Address :
12795 West Alameda Parkway
Lakewood, Colorado 80228
United States
Place of Performance :
Apostle Island National Lakeshore
Bayfield, Wisconsin 54810
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Joy Ewalt,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 303-969-2394
Fax: 303-987-6608
Secondary Point of Contact :
Dave Thomas,
Contracting Officer
Phone: (303) 969-2831


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