Hydrant Fueling Systems Alterations

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States

Hydrant Fueling Systems Alterations

Department of the Army

Official Address:
PO Box 867 Little Rock AR 72203-0867

Zip Code:

Marcus D. Mitchell, Contracting Officer, Phone 5013401253, Email


Date Posted:


Contract Description:

This is a SOURCES SOUGHT announcement; a market survey for information only, to be used for preliminary planning purposes. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT WILL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS. No reimbursement will be made for any costs associated with providing information in response to this synopsis or any follow up information requests. Respondents will not be notified of the results of the evaluation.

Project Description:

This design/bid/build project will provide the construction services for a new pump house near the bulk fuel farm, with three 600-GPM pumps, filter separators, a jockey pump and all related piping, piping supports, valves, and appurtenances. The pump house shall contain pump room, control room, fire sprinkler room, restroom and mechanical room, along with emergency shut-off, emergency shower and eyewash, HVAC, fire sprinklers, alarms, bridge crane, pump controls, grounding and lightning protection, power line communications (PLC) for pump control, emergency fuel shut-offs for the new truck unload, all communications and data infrastructure, leak detection panels and environmental management control systems (EMCS) equipment. The HVAC system will connect to the base-wide EMCS system. Anti-terrorism (AT/FP), cyber-security, and sustainable design principles will be incorporated into the design and construction. The pump house will support new fill stands at the flight line, the existing bulk fill stands, and the truck unload and gravity fed drop tanks, located at the bulk fuel farm.

The new fill stands will replace the two existing fill stands on the flight line and shall tie into the existing transfer lines and each will be equipped with two pantographs.

The two new truck unload stations will utilize a gravity fed drop tank off-loading system that will tie into the pump house. Each tank will have two 600-GPM offload pumps. Each station will have spill containment and will tie into a containment basin.
Supporting Work:

Site work will include trench excavation and backfill, as well as, excavation for embankments and structures. Grading and compaction work will be included as deemed necessary.

Supporting electrical work includes primary and secondary service & connections, transformers, standby generator, site lighting at both the bulk area and airfield, grounding at truck fill stands, tank level alarms, tank gauging and alarms, product recovery tank and unload drop tank alarms and gauging; underground duct bank with fiber optic connection to the pump house, leak detection and cathodic protection.

Supporting mechanical piping and utilities includes product recovery tank, issue & receipt piping and supports to the bulk tanks, piping and supports from truck unload to drop tanks, piping and supports from the existing fill stands at bulk storage, pipe cleaning (PIG) launcher and receiver and other piping to connect existing facilities to the fuel system.

Demolition and site preparation includes pump houses, two fill stands at the flight line, existing hydrant pits and piping, fourteen underground storage tanks, pavement demolition, modification to existing bulk tank containment dikes, excavation, erosion and sediment control.

Site Improvements include asphalt and concrete paving, spill containment curbing and basins, site walks, site grading and seeding. Civil utilities include storm water piping and improvements, potable water, firewater, sanitary pump station and connections, gates and fencing.

Estimated Value Range: In accordance with FAR 36/DFARS 235, the estimated value for this requirement is between $10,000,000 & $15,000,000

Estimated Schedule Dates:
– Advertise For Construction Services: Dec 2019
– Construction Contract Award: April 2020
– Contract Completion: Oct 2021

Firm’s response to this Synopsis shall be limited to 5 pages and shall include the following information:

1) Size/Type of Business
2) Bonding Capacity
3) Describe your experience in working with fuel systems that are in compliance with UFC-3-460-1 and UFC 3-460-03.
4) Describe your experience in working adjacent to active runway operations.
5) Describe your experience in removing underground storage tanks.
6) Describe your experience in coordinating with federal, state, and local agencies such as the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ).
The purpose of this synopsis is to gain knowledge of interest, capabilities and qualifications of various members of industry, to include the Other than Small & the Small Business Community: Small Business, Section 8(a), Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUB-Zone), Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), & Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB). The Government must ensure there is adequate competition among the potential pool of responsible contractors. Small business, Section 8(a), HUBZone, SDVOSB, & WOSB are highly encouraged to participate.

Estimated duration of the project is 550 calendar days.

The North American Industry Classification System code for this procurement is 237120 (Oil and Gas Pipeline and Related Structures Construction)…….which has a small business size standard of $39,500,000

The Product Service Code is Y1NA, Construction of Fuel Supply Facilities

Due to DOD Deviation 2019-O0003 The Department of Defense (DOD) will not pay more than 85 percent of the amount paid by the Government for contract performance, excluding the cost of materials, to subcontractors that are not similarly situated entities. Any work that a similarly situated entity further subcontracts will count toward the 85 percent subcontract amount that cannot be exceeded” for general construction-type procurement.

Section 8(a)(11) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S.C. §637(a)(11)) provides that, to the maximum extent practicable, 8(a) construction requirements should be awarded to an 8(a) Participant firm within the county or State where the work is to be performed. This statutory provision is intended to promote efficiency and cost-effectiveness in fulfilling construction requirements.

Prior Government contract work is not required for submitting a response under this sources sought synopsis.

Interested Firm’s shall respond to this Sources Sought Synopsis no later than 2:00 pm on 11 October 2019. All interested firms must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) to be eligible for award of Government contracts. Mail, fax or email your response to Marcus Mitchell, Little Rock District Corps of Engineers, 700 W. Capitol Avenue Room 7315, Little Rock, AR 72201, EMAIL IS THE PREFERRED METHOD WHEN RECEIVING RESPONSES TO THIS SYNOPSIS.

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