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Pier Romeo Design-Build Recapitalization Project in North Charleston, SC   3

ID: 1305M423RNAAJ0004 • Type: Presolicitation
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This Synopsis is a Pre-Solicitation Notice from the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Corporate Services Acquisition Division (CSAD), Faci lities Support Branch

Notice ID: 1305M423RNAAJ0004

THIS IS A PRE-SOLICITATION NOTICE ONLY.

Project Title: Pier Romeo Design-Build Recapitalization Project in North Charleston, SC

Location: Pier Romeo Facility

2234 South Hobson Avenue

North Charleston, SC 29405

Classification and General Information:

This requirement will be issued as a Full and Open Competition

The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code associated with this procurement is 237990, Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction. The Small Business Administration standard of 39.5 million dollars in annual receipts averaged over the last three (3) completed fiscal years.

This contract will be Full and Open, and the contractor shall be selected by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 15.1 Source Selection procedures. This procurement will be competitive, utilizing the Tradeoff Process approach under the Best Value Continuum (FAR 15.101). This process permits tradeoffs among cost or price and technical factors. It allows the Government to accept other than the lowest priced offeror or different than the highest technically rated offeror. All evaluation factors other than cost or price, when combined, are significantly more important than cost or price. The best value method is essential to evaluate and compare costs and prices to select the most advantageous offer. The Design-Build's planned project delivery method will result in a Firm- Fixed-Price contract for construction services.

Background Overview:

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has a requirement to recapitalize the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations' (OMAO) Pier Romeo Facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, which is severely degraded and unsafe for use. The recapitalized facility will be used to support the NOAA ships Nancy Foster, Ronald H. Brown, and other visiting NOAA vessels. The proposed action involves the design and construction of a new floating pier with supporting infrastructure, and demolition of the existing pier and all associated pilings. A 15% Concept Design package, which provides detailed project requirements is included.

Project Description Design-Build: Generally described as follows but not limited to:

  1. Demolition, removal and disposal of the existing pier and all associated piles.
  2. Design and construction of a new, state-of-the-art floating pier with site improvements and a new warehouse to meet the needs and requirements of OMAO.
  3. The new facility will include, but is not limited, to the following components:
    1. Floating Pier
    2. Gangway to Floating Pier
    3. Trestle
    4. Concrete Ramp to Trestle
    5. Seawall
    6. Warehouse
    7. Site work including site drainage, utilities, lighting, sidewalks, curbs, and revised parking
    8. Pier Lighting and Utilities
    9. Small Vessel Floating Dock
    10. Living Shoreline
    11. Jib Crane
    12. Executive Order 14057 Energy Considerations

Site Visit Information:

Offerors will have the opportunity to visit the site before submission of their technical and price proposals. The site visit details to be held at the Pier Romeo Facility are outlined in the solicitation package. Currently the site visit is projected to be held on or about February 7, 2023 all required paperwork as outlined in Section J.7 must be submitted in accordance with the solicitation requirements for entry.

Project Period of Performance and Magnitude:

This project shall be performed by an experienced Design-Build Contractor that has performed similar work. The estimated performance period is 821 calendar days, including Base + Optional CLINs. The magnitude of construction for this project is between $55.0M and $65.0M

System for Award Management (SAM):

All contractors interested in this project and doing business with the Federal Government must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM): https://www.sam.gov

Issuance of Solicitation with Requirements Information:

NOAA anticipates publishing the solicitation and supporting documents package on or about Friday, January 13, 2023, with the Offer/Receipt Date/Time: Thursday, March 2, 2023, 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (E.S.T.). The solicitation will be available electronically at the S.A.M. website: www.sam.gov. No paper copies, faxes, or emails will be available. Please register as an interested source to be notified of amendments, clarifications, or other changes. Entities (even those registered as a source) are responsible for checking the SAM.gov website frequently to ensure they have all available information.

In the interim the Government has elected to provide a DRAFT copy of the solicitation. We encourage interested parties to review these draft sections. We again want to emphasize that these documents are in DRAFT form and are subject to change. Please note, referenced attachments are included with this release. Any questions regarding gaining access to the materials shall be direct to Ms. Diana Pickel at diana.pickel@noaa.gov.

As a reminder, this draft release is not a solicitation for Government services. NOAA does not anticipate posting questions and responses or amendments to this draft as would occur with a formal RFP. No awards will be made from this draft release and any response is voluntary. Respondents are advised that the government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this draft solicitation; all costs associated with responding to this draft solicitation will be solely at the respondent's expense.

Prospective Contractors must limit the dissemination of this information to authorized users only. Dissemination of information shall only be made upon determining that the recipient is authorized to receive it. The criterion for deciding authorization is need-to-know. Those who need to know are those who are specifically granted access for the conduct of business on behalf of or with NOAA. This authority includes all persons or firms necessary to do work at the request of the Government, such as architects and engineers, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and others that the prospective contractor deems necessary to submit an offer/bid or to complete the work or contract, as well as maintenance and repair contractors and equipment service contractors.

Background
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has a requirement to recapitalize the Office of Marine and Aviation Operations’ (OMAO) Pier Romeo Facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, which is severely degraded and unsafe for use. The recapitalized facility will be used to support the NOAA ships Nancy Foster, Ronald H. Brown, and other visiting NOAA vessels.

Work Details
The project will include demolition, removal, and disposal of the existing pier and all associated piles. It also involves the design and construction of a new, state-of-the-art floating pier with site improvements and a new warehouse to meet the needs and requirements of OMAO. The new facility will include components such as a floating pier, gangway to floating pier, trestle, concrete ramp to trestle, seawall, warehouse, site work including site drainage, utilities, lighting, sidewalks, curbs, revised parking, pier lighting and utilities, small vessel floating dock, living shoreline, jib crane, and Executive Order 14057 – Energy Considerations.

Period of Performance
The estimated performance period is 821 calendar days including Base + Optional CLINs. The magnitude of construction for this project is between $55.0M and $65.0M.

Place of Performance
Pier Romeo Facility at 2234 South Hobson Avenue in North Charleston, SC 29405

Overview

Response Deadline
None
Posted
Dec. 22, 2022, 2:31 p.m. EST
Set Aside
None
Place of Performance
North Charleston, SC 29405 USA
Source
SAM

Current SBA Size Standard
$45 Million
Pricing
Fixed Price
Evaluation Criteria
Best Value
Est. Level of Competition
Average
Odds of Award
41%
On 12/22/22 NOAA Acquisition and Grants Office issued Presolicitation 1305M423RNAAJ0004 for Pier Romeo Design-Build Recapitalization Project in North Charleston, SC. The opportunity was issued full & open with NAICS 237990 and PSC Y1PZ.
Primary Contact
Name
Diana Pickel   Profile
Phone
(202) 810-2074

Secondary Contact

Name
Ronette McBean-Felder   Profile
Phone
(202) 709-9253

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Additional Details

Source Agency Hierarchy
COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT OF > NATIONAL OCEANIC AND ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION > DEPT OF COMMERCE NOAA
FPDS Organization Code
1330-000ST
Source Organization Code
100179142
Last Updated
Jan. 31, 2023
Last Updated By
ronette.mcbean-felder@noaa.gov
Archive Date
Jan. 31, 2023