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Replace Glazing on Greenhouses

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This is a solicitation announcement for the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Crops Research Laboratory, Fort Collins, CO 80526. This Invitation for Bid is for construction project "Replace Glazing on Greenhouses A, B, C, D, & Aisles on East Sloping Roofs and Repair Ridge Vent Operators" at Crops Research Laboratory, 1701 Centre Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80526. This announcement is a total set-aside for Small Business Concerns. The USDA/ARS is seeking a qualified Contractor to furnish all tools, equipment, material, permits, labor, and supervision necessary to accomplish, the work as provided in the Contract documents, Plans, and Specifications, summary of which is provided below:

The CONTRACTOR shall Replace Glazing on Greenhouses A, B, C, D, & Aisles on East Sloping Roofs as the Base Bid. The Contractor shall Replace Glazing as specified in Specifications, Replace Glazing on Greenhouses A, B, C, D, and Aisles.

The CONTRACTOR shall Repair Ridge Vent Operators if Option 1 is accepted. Contractor shall Repair Ridge Vents as specified in Specifications, Repair Ridge Vents in Greenhouses A, B, C, D, and Aisles.

Completion Time: 120 calendar days after receipt of the Notice to Proceed. Prior to commencing work, the contractor receiving award shall provide proof that an OSHA certified "competent person" (CP) (29 CFR 1926.20 (b)(2) with 30 hour OSHA certification will maintain a presence at the work site whenever the general or subcontractors are present. All employees of general contractor or subcontractors on site shall have the 10 hour OSHA certified Construction Safety course.

This construction project is set-aside for Small Business firms (SB). The North American Industry Classification Code (NAICS) for this procurement is 238150, GLASS AND GLAZING CONTRACTORS, size standard $15 million applies. In accordance with FAR 36.204, disclosure of the magnitude of this construction project is between $100,000 and $250,000. The government intends to award a Firm Fixed Price Contract in January 2017.

As authorized by FAR 5.102, solicitation dissemination is limited to electronic medium, and the USDA/ARS will provide no hard copies. The solicitation, consisting of various bid documents, specifications, forms, and drawings will only be available for download at no charge at the Federal Business Opportunities (FBO) website (, with a due date of January 31, 2015 3:00pm Central Time as specified in the Solicitation. Further details of all dates and events, including site visit and bid opening date, are available in the solicitation. No other site shall be used to obtain these documents.

All interested bidders (prime contractors & subcontractors) should register at so that others will know of your interest in participating in this procurement. A Bidder's List WILL NOT be prepared nor distributed by the Contracting Officer, as it is the Bidder's responsibility to register at the FedBizOpps website ( Bidders are advised that they are responsible for obtaining ALL bid documents and acknowledging any amendments, and should re-visit the FBO website periodically to check for any modifications to this notice, updates, or amendments without further notice from the USDA/ARS. Prospective contractors shall complete electronic annual representations and shall be registered in the System for Award Management database at, shall be verified in the Vetbiz Registry Information Pages prior to submitting an offer, and shall have completed the VETS4212 report at (if applicable).

Address ALL questions in WRITING to the issuing office via email to No telephone inquiries will be accepted.


Jeffery A. Ridenour, Contract Specialist, Phone 3093635914, Email

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