Maintenance Painting for Bourne Bridge, Cape Cod Canal, MA

Type: Sources Sought • ID: W912WJ24X0022
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Action Code: Sources Sought Notice

Subject: Maintenance Painting for Bourne Bridge, Cape Cod Canal, MA

Sources Sought Number: W912WJ-24-X-0022

NAICS Code: 238320

Response date: 15 December 2023

Place of Performance:

US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District

696 Virginia Road

Concord, MA

01742-2751 US

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement for Construction Services for Maintenance Painting of the Bourne Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal, Buzzard Bay, Massachusetts. This announcement is to determine interest, availability, and capability of 8(a), HUBZone, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned, Women-Owned and Small Business concerns for this project. The NAICS code for this procurement is 238320 with a size standard of $19M. The project is planned to be issued in the Spring of 2024 with construction to start in late Summer 2024. The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000.00 and $5,000,000.00.

The work of this project consists primarily of performing solvent cleaning for selective below deck structural steel framing, then applying penetrating sealer and a protective topcoat. Bourne bridge is a seven span structural steel vehicular traffic truss bridge spanning across the cape cod canal with a total length of about 2,400 feet. Center span arch truss is over water while remaining six spans are mostly over land, see informational graphics accompanying this notice. Six major group of painting areas as follow:

  • Paint steel framing surfaces either side of the bridge deck expansion joints.
  • Selective removal of 500 SF of bridge deck Stay-In-Place (SIP) forms that are corroded and loose posing potential hazard to the public below.
  • Selective painting of corroded structural steel surfaces for bridge spans 4, 5, 6 and 7 (please see attachment for photos).

Interested firms should submit a capabilities package to include the following: business classification (i.e. HUBZone, small business, etc.), as well as qualifications and experience of both the firm and its repair technicians in performing the work components on similar projects as stated above. Please include at least two specific examples of the firm's experience performing the work requirements on projects with similar scope and size as this project. The projects must have been performed within the last seven years. Please indicate the team subcontractor(s) (if any), including their prior experience and qualifications (both the firms and their repair technicians), which will be used to support the offeror's effort and their experience must also have been performed within the last seven years. Proof of bonding capability is required. Responses are limited to twenty pages. Responses are due by December 15, 2023 at 5:00 pm. Responses should be emailed to:

Phone Contact: (978) 318-8255

Interested firms shall provide the above documentation in one original form and one copy. The Government will not pay for any material provided in response to this market survey nor return the data provided. This notice is for information purposes only and is not a request to be placed on a solicitation mailing list nor is it a Request for Proposal (RFP) or an announcement of a solicitation. The results of this survey will be considered to be in effect for a period of one year from the date of this notice.

Government Agency URL:

Government Agency URL Description: New England District, Corps of Engineers


Response Deadline
Dec. 15, 2023, 5:00 p.m. EST Due in 15 Days
Nov. 21, 2023, 12:19 p.m. EST
Set Aside
Place of Performance
Bourne, MA United States

Current SBA Size Standard
$19 Million
Likely Fixed Price
Est. Level of Competition
Odds of Award
Signs of Shaping
83% of similar contracts within the Department of the Army had a set-aside.
On 11/21/23 USACE New England District issued Sources Sought W912WJ24X0022 for Maintenance Painting for Bourne Bridge, Cape Cod Canal, MA due 12/15/23. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 238320.
Primary Contact
Ann Murphy Adley   Profile
(978) 318-8255


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