Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) Kitchen/Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP

Agency: Department of the Army
State: Texas
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
NAICS Category:
  • 236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Posted Date: Jul 12, 2019
Due Date: Aug 28, 2019
Solicitation No: W912HY-19-R-0017
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Opportunity History
  • Original Synopsis
    Jul 10, 2019
    7:23 pm
Solicitation Number :
Notice Type :
Synopsis :
Added: Jul 10, 2019 7:23 pm
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Office requires a contract for Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) Kitchen/Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Port Isabel, Texas.

Project Information: The project shall include the construction of a new kitchen facility, adjacent to the existing kitchen and miscellaneous improvements at the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP). The existing kitchen and WWTP are to remain operational as improvements are implemented.

Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) is a secure site that requires all contract personnel to be vetted prior to accessing the site in accordance to Department of Homeland Security requirements. Personnel who do not pass vetting requirements will not be allowed access to the site.

Construct new Kitchen Facility, including administrative areas, locker/break room, janitors closets, restrooms, refrigerated storage, dry food storage/pantry, carry out area, dish washing, can wash, receiving staging area, outdoor platform receiving, corner guards wall protectors, mechanical room, electrical room, telecom closet, along with required infrastructure, utilities and site work at the New Kitchen facility shall have the capability to prepare and package meals for delivery of up to 4,500 meals per day (1,500 meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner). The meals will be consumed in the detention areas, therefore, the project shall provide means of staging the meals in the kitchen area prior to transporting the meals to the detention center residents. The new kitchen shall be located adjacent to the existing kitchen facility and shall connect to the existing structure.

Upgrade and renovation of the on-site Waste Water Treatment Plant to properly treat all on-site sewage in compliance with Texas Commission for Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC) regulations, plus any additional requirements for sewage treatment and the resulting effluent at the Port Isabel Detention Center in Port Isabel, Texas (26*09'13.70"N / 97*20'02.46"W).

The WWTP currently treats wastewater generated by a detainee population of 1,400 and an U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) staff of 200. The Average Daily Flow (ADF) is approximately 80,000 Gallons Per Day (GPD) and the WWTP design capacity is 160,000 GPD. The WWTP is authorized to treat and discharge wastes from the Port Isabel Detention Center Wastewater Treatment Facility, SIC Code 9223. Sequencing of work is required to not disrupt plant operations. Flow can be diverted to one side of the treatment plant works for no longer than seven days to ensure proper wastewater treatment is achieved.

Completion Time: 450 Calendar Days.

If the contractor fails to complete the work within the time specified, the contractor shall pay liquidated damages in an amount of $2,742.00 to the Government for each calendar day of delay until the work is completed or accepted.

The Contractor will be required to provide the Performance and Payment Bonds within 3 calendar day after award. The contractor shall begin work within 5 calendar days after acknowledgement of the Notice to Proceed.

The Solicitation will be issued as Firm Fixed Price.

The magnitude of this project is between $5,000,000.00 and $10,000,000.00.

The solicitation is advertised as "Full and Open Competition". The North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) Code applicable to this project is 236220 Commercial and Institutional Building Construction. The Small Business Size Standard is $36.5 Million.

The solicitation will be issued on or about 29 July 2019. Response date is 28 August @ 2:00 PM (CST) (All bids must be submitted electronically via www.FBO.gov). The estimated award date for this project is September 2019.

All offerors are encouraged to visit the Federal Business Opportunities website at https://www.fbo.gov to view and download the plans, specification and or any amendments for this procurement. Plans and specifications will not be available in paper format or on compact disc. To register as an "Interested Vendor", visit https://www.fbo.gov.

Offerors must be registered with the Systems for Award Management (SAM), in order to receive a Government contract award. To register, the SAM Internet address is: https://www.sam.gov.

The Contract Specialist for this solicitation will be Ms. Debora Wells, (409) 766-3943; E-mail:

Contracting Office Address :
2000 Fort Point Road
PO Box 1229
Galveston, Texas 77553-1229
United States
Place of Performance :

Cameron County

Port Isabel, Texas
United States
Primary Point of Contact. :
Debora L. Wells,
Contract Specialist
Phone: 4097662680
Fax: 4097663010
Secondary Point of Contact :
Maria E Rodriguez,
Contract Specialist
Phone: (409)766-6331
Fax: (409)766-3010
General Information
Notice Type:
Posted Date:
July 10, 2019
Response Date:
Aug 28, 2019 2:00 pm Central
Archiving Policy:
Automatic, 15 days after response date
Archive Date:
September 12, 2019
Original Set Aside:
Set Aside:
Classification Code:
Y -- Construction of structures and facilities
236 -- Construction of Buildings/236220 -- Commercial and Institutional Building Construction

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Aug 9, 2019[Solicitation] Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) Kitchen/Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP
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Sep 6, 2019[Solicitation] Port Isabel Detention Center (PIDC) Kitchen/Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP

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