DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WATER AND SEWER AUTHORITY (DC WATER)
INDUSTRY OUTREACH MEETING FOR DC CLEAN RIVERS PROJECT
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION (DESIGN-BUILD) SERVICES
CONTRACT NO. 140150 – NORTHEAST BOUNDARY TUNNEL (DIVISION J)
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
CONTRACT NO. 150020 – NORTHEAST BOUNDARY TUNNEL UTILITY RELOCATIONS (DIVISION U)
An Industry Outreach Meeting will be held at Kellogg Conference Hall at Gallaudet University, 800 Florida Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002 Ballroom A/B on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The Industry Outreach Meeting will cover the DC Clean Rivers Project Contract No. 140150: Division J – Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) and Contract No. 150020: Division U – Northeast Boundary Tunnel Utility Relocations.
Reservations - Space will be limited and only two (2) persons per firm shall be admitted. Reservations will be given preference with respect to admittance to the meeting. To make reservations, contact Ms. Kimberly Isom by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than Wednesday July 15, 2015. Please include your name, firm name, firm address, phone number, number attending, and email address.
CONTRACT NO. 140150 – NORTHEAST BOUNDARY TUNNEL:
The Division J – Northeast Boundary Tunnel (NEBT) will be presented at this outreach meeting. The construction of the NEBT will reduce flooding in the District and will control Combined Sewer Overflows (CSO) to the Anacostia River. The presentation will include project details and a status update on the procurement schedule. Construction activities for the NEBT contract include the following: a large diameter soft ground tunnel, several deep large diameter shafts, several combined sewer diversion chambers, underground and aboveground ventilation structures, a retaining wall, green infrastructure facilities, landscaping, and pavement restoration. Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document for Division J will be available at a future date.
CONTRACT NO. 150020 – NORTHEAST BOUNDARY TUNNEL UTILITY RELOCATIONS:
DC Water will also be presenting Division U - Northeast Boundary Tunnel Utility Relocations, which will be released prior to the Division J – Northeast Boundary Tunnel. The presentation will provide detailed information on the scope of work, procurement process, required content of the Statement of Qualifications (SOQ), submittal requirements, and evaluation process contained in the RFQ. Firms interested in participating in Division U should contact Ms. Kimberly Isom by email (email@example.com) to obtain the RFQ starting on July 14, 2015. Requests must refer to Contract No. 150020.
The work associated with Division U includes seven (7) sites located in NW and NE DC where utility relocations are required. Utility relocations include, but are not limited to, water mains, gravity sewers, Pepco duct banks and cables, Washington Gas lines, Verizon facilities, and Comcast facilities.
The work resulting from these contracts will be subject to Fair Share Objectives for MBE and WBE firms. MBE and WBE objectives for professional services are 28 percent and 4 percent, respectively. MBE and WBE objectives for construction services are 32 percent and 6 percent, respectively. The program requirements are fully defined in the U.S. EPA’s Participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in Procurement under EPA Financial Assistance Agreements – May 25, 2008.