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A-E Bridge Assessments for Bureau of Indian Affair

Virginia, United States
Government : Federal
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Synopsis/Solicitation: 140A1620R0002

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) is seeking qualification packages and past performance information from vendors interested in providing professional architect and engineering services for seven (7) Indian Affairs locations.

The Division of Transportation requires the services of an A-E firm to provide bridge inspection services described herein. Services are required to assess structural integrity for thirty-nine (39) bridges. The Contractor shall provide administrative, management and inspection services for seven (7) Indian Affairs locations with thirty-nine (39) bridges total as described below.

The Statement of Work (SOW) establishes the work requirements, applicable standards, performance requirements, schedule and services to be provided for seven (7) Indian Affairs locations identified on Attachment 9, Inspection Location Map.

This is a competitive selection process in which competing offerors' qualifications will be evaluated in accordance with (IAW) FAR Part 36.6 to determine the most highly qualified firms. The Government intends to award one Firm Fixed-Price contract.

IAW FAR 36.603(b): To be considered for architect-engineer contracts, a firm must file with the appropriate office or board the Standard Form 330, "Architect-Engineer Qualifications," Part II and when applicable, SF 330, Part I. Responders are advised that the Government will not pay for any information or administrative costs incurred in response to this posting; all costs associated with responding will be solely at the interested parties' expense. Failure to respond to this post does not preclude participation in the subsequent technical evaluation so long as a firm's SF 330 is currently on file. It is the responsibility of the potential offerors to monitor these sites for additional information pertaining to this requirement.

This acquisition will be 100% set-aside for Indian Small Business Economic Enterprises (ISBEE) firms. The NAICS Code 541330 (Engineering Services) applies to this acquisition, with a small business size standard of $16.5M.

A-E EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: The A-E firmsB? experience shall include that which is commensurate with the requirements specific to the attached Statement of Work.

The work may include:

(1) Professional services of an A-E nature, as defined by State law, if applicable, that are required to be performed or approved by a person licensed, registered, or certified to provide those services.

(2) Professional services of an A-E nature that are associated with bridge inspection experience, National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) familiarity, fracture critical bridge inspections, underwater bridge inspections, initial bridge inspection, damage inspections and routine bridge inspections

(3) Other professional services of an A-E nature including studies, investigations, surveying and mapping, tests, evaluations, consultations and other related services in accordance with the statement of work and incorporated attachments.

The A-E firm shall be responsible for all travel and lodging arrangements and expenses involved in the performance of work under this contract. The A-E firm shall furnish BIA with complete and usable products to include: investigative reports, study reports and other documents.

QUESTIONS: All questions regarding this synopsis must be submitted in writing to the primary POC no later than November 20, 2019.

Primary POC email:

Alternate POC email:

The following documents are considered Attachments to this Synopsis/Solicitation:

Attachment 1 - Instructions to Offerors
Attachment 2 - Evaluation Factors
Attachment 3 - Statement of Work
Attachment 4 B? SF-330
Attachment 5 B? Past/Present Performance Questionnaire
Attachment 6 B? Indian Economic Enterprise Representation
Attachment 7 B? Year end Inspection List
Attachment 8 B? Regional Points of Contact
Attachment 9 B? Inspection Location Map

In accordance with FAR 52.232-18, Availability of Funds
Funds are not presently available for this contract. The GovernmentB?s obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer.

Fife, John

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