Kure Beach Vibracore Testing

Agency: Department of the Army
State: North Carolina
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • B - Special Studies and Analyses - Not R&D
NAICS Category:
  • 541360 - Geophysical Surveying and Mapping Services
Set Aside: Total Small Business
Posted Date: Oct 11, 2017
Due Date: Oct 25, 2017
Solicitation No: W912PM-18-T-0003
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Added: Oct 11, 2017 2:37 pm
This notice is being posted as an avenue to provide Request for Quotes, W912PM-18-T-0003. In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 5.202(a)(13), exceptions to publicizing contract actions, there will not be a pre-solicitation notice posted for this required action.

This is a combined synopsis/solicitation. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT CONSTITUTES THE ONLY SOLICITATION; QUOTES ARE BEING REQUESTED AND A WRITTEN SOLICITATION WILL NOT BE ISSUED. This will be a 100% set-aside for Small Business procurement. The solicitation number is W912PM-18-T-0003 and the solicitation is issued as a Request for Quote (RFQ). The NAICS code is 541360 with a small business size standard of $15,000,000.00. This solicitation document incorporates provisions and clauses in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95.

Description of Requirement: The Contractor shall furnish all services, labor, equipment, supplies, tools and incidentals necessary to perform vibracore sampling, development of drilling logs, laboratory testing of soils, and other services as specified herein. Vibracore borings are located within the Carolina Beach/Kure Beach Offshore Borrow Area B, located approximately 0.5 to 2.5 nautical miles offshore of Carolina Beach, NC. The borrow area covers approximately 2.0 square miles, and targeted vibracore locations lie in water depths ranging from -25 to -45 feet, mean lower low water (MLLW) (Figure 1). Vibracore locations denoted within this Scope of Work (SOW) were selected from the analysis of 2012 coring data and respective estimations of recoverable sand thicknesses from within the borrow area (Figure 2). Results from drilling performed under this SOW will be evaluated by the Wilmington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to assess in-situ borrow material movement, as well as the volume, quality, and suitability for beach fill placement.

Evaluation and Award: The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. Award shall be made to the lowest priced technically acceptable offer. Technical acceptability shall be defined as evidence of:

a) Offerors are required to submit prior experience of recent and relevant contracts/projects. Contracts/Projects can be performed with Federal, State, local or private companies. Government contracts are preferred but not required.

b) Contracts/Projects that are relevant are defined as those that are similar to the requirements of the Statement of Work (SOW). Contracts/Projects that are recent are defined as those that have been completed within the last five (5) years.

c) A minimum of two (2) contracts/projects shall be provided to include: contract number, title of project, detailed description of work performed, and Point of Contact. Please do not submit more than five (5) contracts/projects.

d) In order for an Offeror to be determined technically acceptable, the offeror must show
previous experience with the type of work described in the SOW. Offerors must show previous experience on a minimum of two (2) contracts/projects.

Performance period: The period of performance is 100 days from receipt of contract.

Place of performance: The place of performance is Carolina Beach/Kure Beach Offshore Borrow Area B, located approximately 0.5 to 2.5 nautical miles offshore of Carolina Beach, NC.

Service Contract Act Wage Determinations: 2015-4397 Rev. 3, Dated 7/25/17

The Contractor is responsible to refer to the above wage decision. The Government will attach the latest version to the contract upon award.

This will be firm-fixed-price contract action.


LINE ITEM # Description Quantity Unit Unit Price Total
0001 Vibracore Sampling 1 Job

To view the attached documentation for this requirement:

- Scroll toward the bottom of this solicitation.
- Click the "Additional documentation" link below the Additional Information Heading.
- Open ALL the attached PDF documents.

This Request for Quote incorporates the following provisions and clauses: The full text clauses may be accessed electronically at http://www.acquisition.gov/far or http://farsite.hill.af.mil.

52.202-1 Definitions
52.204-4 Printed or Copied Double-Sided on Postconsumer Fiber Content Paper
52.204-7 System for Award Management
52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel
52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards
52.204-13 System for Award Management Maintenance
52.209-2 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations--Representation
52.209-6 Protecting the Government's Interest When Subcontracting With Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment
52.209-10 Prohibition on Contracting with Inverted Domestic Corporations
52.212-1 Instructions to Offerors--Commercial Items
52.212-2 Evaluation - Commerical Items
52.212-3 Alternate I, Offeror Representations and Certifications--Commercial Items
52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions--Commercial Items
52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-- Commercial Items
52.219-1 Alt I Small Business Program Representation
52.219-6 Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside
52.222-3 Convict Labor
52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities
52.222-22 Previous Contracts and Compliance Reports
52.222-25 Affirmative Action Compliance
52.222-26 Equal Opportunity (Mar 2007)
52.222-36 Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities
52.222-41 Service Contract Labor Standards
52.222-42 Statement of Equivalent Rates for Federal Hires
52.222-50 Combatting Trafficking in Persons
52.223-3 Hazardous Material Identification and Material Safety Data
52.223-5 Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information
52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases
52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving
52.225-25 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Engaging in Certain Activities or Transactions Relating to Iran-Representation and Certifications
52.232-8 Discounts for Prompt Payment
52.232-23 Assignment of Claims
52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management
52.232-37 Multiple Payment Arrangements
52.232-39 Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations
52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors.
52.233-1 Disputes
52.233-3 Protest after Award
52.233-4 Applicable Law for Breach of Contract Claim
52.243-1 Alt I Changes -Fixed Price
52.246-16 Responsibility for Supplies
52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference.
252.201-7000 Contracting Officer's Representative. If COR is appointed
252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
252.203-7002 Requirement to Inform Employees of Whistleblower Rights
252.203-7005 Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials
252.203-7995 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements
252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product
252.204-7004 Alt A System For Award Management, Alternate A
252.204-7006 Billing Instructions
252.204-7012 Safeguarding of Unclassified Controlled Technical Information
252.204-7015 Disclosure Information to Litigation Support Contractors
252.223-7001 Hazard Warning Labels
252.223-7006 Prohibition on Storage and Disposal of Toxic and Hazardous Materials
252.223-7008 Prohibition of Hexavalent Chromium
252.225-7001 Buy American and Balance of Payments Program
252.225-7002 Qualifying Country Sources as Subcontractors
252.225-7048 Export-Controlled Items
252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports
252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments
252.243-7001 Pricing of Contract Modifications
252.244-7000 Subcontracts for Commercial Items
252.246-7003 Notification of Potential Safety Issues
252.247-7023 Transportation of Supplies by Sea
52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference


System for Award Management (SAM) and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) (Wilmington Local Instruction Feb 2013)

1. All contractors must register in the System for Award Management (SAM) database before they can be awarded a contract. You may register at http://www.sam.gov. SAM information or help is also available by calling 866-606-8220.

2. Public Law 104-134 requires the use of Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) for all Federal payments. EFT information will be pulled from your SAM by the USACE FINANCE CENTER, 5720 INTEGRITY DRIVE, MILLINGTON, TN 38054-5005 for contractor payments.

(End of Local Instruction)


The Contractor shall not accept any instructions issued by any person, employed by the Government or otherwise, other than the Contracting Officer or the Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) acting within the limits of the COR's Authority. See the Contracting Officer's Representative clause of this contract.

(End of Instruction)


This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address (es):


(End of clause)

PARTIES INTERESTED IN RESPONDING TO THIS RFQ may submit their Quote in accordance with standard commercial practice (i.e. Quote form, letterhead, etc.) and MUST INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

Solicitation number; offeror's complete mailing and remittance addresses; discount terms, DUNS number, and Tax Identification Number. Any questions regarding this solicitation MUST be submitted via email at lauren.l.spear@usace.army.mil. Any prospective awardee shall be registered and active in the SAM database prior to any award of a contract, basic agreement, basic ordering agreement, or blanket purchasing agreement resulting from this solicitation. Offerors may obtain information on registration and annual confirmation requirements via the Internet at http://www.acquisition.gov or by calling 866-606-8220.

QUOTES ARE DUE NOT LATER THAN 4:00PM, EDT, 25 October 2017. YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO SUBMIT QUOTES ELECTRONICALLY via email at Lauren.L.Spear@usace.army.mil. They may also be submitted on U.S. Mail, courier service, or hand-delivered to the attention of Lauren L. Spear C/O CESAW-CT, 69 Darlington Avenue, Wilmington, NC 28403.

The completed Offeror Representations and Certifications-Commercial Items (FAR 52.212-3) or Notation that company is registered in SAM (https://www.sam.gov) must be submitted along with each Quote.

The Government reserves the right to cancel this solicitation.

This announcement and written request for Quote constitutes the only Request for Quote that will be made for this requirement.

Electronic Quotes are now being accepted via email: Lauren.L.Spear@usace.army.mil

Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.
Scope of Work
Other (Draft RFPs/RFIs, Responses to Questions, etc..)
Scope of Work
Posted Date:
October 11, 2017
Description: Scope of Work
Description: SOW Attachment 1::2
Description: SOW Attachment 2::2
Description: Wage Determination
Contracting Office Address :
CESAW-CT, 69 Darlington Ave
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-1343
United States
Place of Performance :
Carolina Beach/Kure Beach Offshore Borrow Area B, located approximately 0.5 to 2.5 nautical miles offshore of Carolina Beach, NC
Carolina Beach, North Carolina
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Lauren L. Spear
Phone: 9102514774

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Oct 19, 2017[Combined Synopsis/Solicitation] Kure Beach Vibracore Testing
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