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Demolition of the India Point Railroad Bridge, Seekonk River, Providence, Rhode Island

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Document Type:SRCSGT
Posted Date:May 27, 2020
Category: Salvage Services
Set Aside:N/A

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is issuing this Sources Sought Announcement for the Demolition of the remainder of the India Point Railroad Bridge on the Seekonk River in Providence, RI.� 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 238910.� The project is planned to be issued in or about February 2021.� The project is expected to take approximately 6 months.� The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The India Point Railroad Bridge was a double-tracked center bearing swing-bridge located on the west side of the Seekonk River. The bridge was constructed by the Boston Bridge Works in 1902.� It consisted of two end-to-end steel Baltimore through trusses riveted together joined by a central tower, resting on a central granite pier. The swing bridge was approximately 223 feet long by 29 feet wide (inside width) by 35 feet high and was protected by a wooden timber fender system.� The bridge was officially abandoned for rail traffic by the New Haven Railroad in 1974 and subsequently sold to the City of Providence as part of a deal for the Fox Point freight yard (now India Point Park).� In 2002 the swing-bridge and center pier were removed.� This project calls for removal of the remaining two bridge trusses. The remaining span is directly adjacent to the yacht club dock which will require protection.� The span is approximately 181 feet long, 15 feet high, with an outside dimension of 36 feet wide.� Demolition will include removal of steel clad concrete piers to roughly 2 feet below the mud line, and abandoned supports, including all substructure features, except the granite block abutment at the east end of the bridge, which shall remain and be protected. Demolition and removal of steel superstructure; demolition and removal of timber pilings and fender system.� Likely removal methods include working from a barge with a crane, possible underwater work, and the use of a silt curtain and/or other necessary environmental precautions. A contractor will either remove each span piecemeal or in larger sections for disposal off-site. Marine navigation could be impacted during some of the demolition process.� The Seekonk River is tidal. Interested firms should submit a capabilities package to include the following:� business classification (i.e. HUBZone, small business, etc.), a proof of bonding as well as what type of equipment would be utilized for this project.� Please include at least two specific examples of the firm�s experience performing the work requirements stated above.� 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, which will be used to support the offeror�s effort and their experience must also have been performed within the last seven (7) years.� Responses are limited to twenty pages. Responses are due by June 17, 2020.� Responses should be submitted electronically to Molina.Vantha@usace.army.mil. ��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: www.nae.usace.army.mil Government Agency URL Description: New England District, Corps of Engineers

Original Point of Contact

POC Molina Vantha, Phone: 9783188479

Place of Performance

Concord, MA 01742, USA
01742, USA
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