Chemical Testing of Dredged Material Project

Agency: Department of the Army
State: New York
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • H - Quality Control, Testing, and Inspection Services
NAICS Category:
  • 541380 - Testing Laboratories
Posted Date: Sep 21, 2017
Due Date:
Solicitation No: W912DS-17-B-0001
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Contract Award Date :
August 22, 2017
Contract Award Number :
Contract Award Dollar Amount :
Contract Line Item Number :
Base CLIN 0001 and Option CLINs 0002, 0003, 0004, 0005
Contractor Awarded Name :
Battelle Memorial Institute
Contractor Awarded DUNS :
Contractor Awarded Address :
1550 Crystal Drive, Suite 601
Arlington, Virginia 22202--413
United States
Synopsis :
Added: Jan 17, 2017 4:16 pm

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue a solicitation package seeking to award one Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for the Chemical Testing of Dredged Material project.

The IDIQ contract would consist of the sampling and testing of dredged material following procedures described in the US Army Corps of Engineers New York District/EPA Region 2 Guidance for Performing Tests on Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal (April 2016) and the 1991 EPA/USACE, Evaluation of Dredged Material Proposed for Ocean Disposal (Testing Manual, aka Green Book) and the subsequent updates to these two documents. Work orders would include all or some of the following: sediment and water collection (on contractor supplied ship); sample handling, processing, and shipping; physical and chemical analyses (e.g. sediment, water, and tissue analyses); QA/QC procedures, and necessary corrective actions. Reports containing the sampling logs, all testing results, and QA/QC information in a format required by the New York District Corps of Engineers (NYD) would have to be provided by the contractor for each work order. All sampling would be performed within the Port of New York & New Jersey, the length of the Hudson River, in the Atlantic Ocean at the Historical Area Remediation Site (HARS) and its Reference Site, and in Long Island Sound at the Western and/or Central Disposal Sites.

Competition for this acquisition will be 100% Unrestricted Full and Open Competition with Hub Zone Evaluation Preference. The project magnitude will be between $5 Million and $10 Million. The Period of Performance will be Base Year and (4) optional years from the issuance of the Notice to Proceed (NTP).

The applicable North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code is 541380 for Testing Laboratories. The Small Business Size Standard for this code is $15,000,000.00

Anticipate the plans and specifications to be posted electronically on or about 01 February 2017 via the Federal Business Opportunity Website at, with a bid opening on or about 03 March 2017. Any and all amendments shall be likewise posted. Hard copies will not be available. It is the contractor's responsibility to monitor the FedBizOpps website for any amendments. Bidders are required to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) Award will be made to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder.

The bid opening will be held at 26 Federal Plaza NY, NY 10278, the exact location will be included in the solicitation. All questions must be submitted in writing via email to:

The media selected for issuance of the Solicitation and amendments shall solely be at the discretion of the Government; accordingly, the media utilized for this project shall be the internet. Telephone, email or fax requests for the solicitation will not be accepted or honored. Paper copies of this solicitation and amendments, if any, will not be available or issued. Plans and specifications will NOT be provided in hard paper copy or CD-ROM format. The solicitation and all amendments for this acquisition will be posted on a secure Government website known as FedBizOpps ( once the solicitation is issued. Interested parties may download and print the solicitation at no charge from the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website,

All vendors who want access to the solicitation must be registered System for Award Management (SAM) located at, and FedBizOpps. To keep informed of changes, check frequently. Some contractor tools are as follows; 1. Register to receive notification, and 2. Subscribe to the mailing list for specific solicitation at FedBizOpps A hyperlink posted in FedBizOpps will direct vendors to FedBizOpps to download solicitations, plans, specification and amendments. Project specification files and drawings are portable document files (PDF). Prospective contractors must be registered in prior to award. Lack of registration in SAM will make an offeror ineligible to download the solicitation for award.

Direct all contracting questions to the Contract Specialist, Orlando Nieves by e-mail at

Contracting Office Address: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District Room 1843 26 Federal Plaza, New York, N.Y. 10278-0090

Added: Feb 14, 2017 10:17 am

One Unrestricted contract will be awarded to the lowest bidder who has currently (within the last 18 months) demonstrated to EPA, Region 2, through submission of actual data, that they are capable of performing work in our program. A bidder will be considered to have demonstrated they are capable if we have documentation from EPA, Region 2 (within the last 18 months) stating that the laboratory has submitted data that is fully acceptable or acceptable with qualification, or that they have satisfied Demonstration of Capability (DOC) requirements for the NYD/EPA, Region 2 dredged material testing program.

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Solicitation 1
Posted Date:
March 13, 2017
Description: W912DS-17-B-0001 - Solicitation
Amendment 1
Posted Date:
March 21, 2017
Description: Amendment 0001
Amendment 2
Posted Date:
March 30, 2017
Description: Amendment 0002
Amendment 3
Posted Date:
April 10, 2017
Description: Amendment 0003
Bid Abstract
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Bid Abstract
Posted Date:
April 14, 2017
Description: Bid Abstract
Contracting Office Address :
26 Federal Plaza
New York, New York 10278-0090
United States
Place of Performance :
Port of New York & New Jersey

United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Orlando Nieves,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 9177908078
Secondary Point of Contact :

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