U.S. seeks dam safety geotechnical, drilling work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Huntington District invites expressions of interest to perform dam safety geotechnical and drilling work at Corps facilities throughout the United States. Responses are due Jan. 22, 2015.

The Huntington District previously requested information on firms able to perform the work. It also sought foundation pressure relief well and geophysical survey services in May, firms able to provide hydraulic studies for dam break analysis in February, and architect-engineering firms with expertise in dam safety in January.

The Huntington District now seeks bids for geotechnical and drilling services anywhere in the continental United States as assigned by the Corps’ Dam Safety Modification Mandatory Center of Expertise, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Dam Safety Modification Production Center, and districts within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. It plans to issue one indefinite delivery contract for one year and four option years for a total not to exceed $10 million.

Firms should have experience in a lengthy list of geotechnical activities including hydraulic rock scour evaluation; geo-hydraulic engineering, rock mechanics and soil mechanics expertise; rock and soils anchoring; exploratory drilling with up to six rigs on site within seven days; acoustic and video downhole geophysics and other areas.

The solicitation notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site, www.fbo.gov, by entering Solicitation No. W9123715R0001 in the “Keyword/Solicitation #” box.

Interested firms are invited to submit Standard Form 330 packages to the address below by 4 p.m., Eastern time, Jan. 22. Forms may be obtained on the Internet at www.gsa.gov/portal/forms/type/TOP/category/22457/hostUri/portal.

For information, contact Samantha Stanley, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, Attn.: CELRH-CT, 502 8th St., Huntington, WV 25701-2070; (1) 304-399-5705; E-mail: samantha.l.stanley@usace.army.mil.

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