Y--Sources Sought and Industry Day - Major Construction Project Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Construction and Facilities Management

Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
State: Illinois
Type of Government: Federal
FSC Category:
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
NAICS Category:
  • 237990 - Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
Posted Date: Oct 10, 2017
Due Date: Nov 9, 2017
Solicitation No: 36C10F18R0452
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Sources Sought and Industry Day Announcement

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Office of Construction and Facilities Management

Major Construction Project

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery

Elwood, IL

**Fedbizops title revised, no other changes to this annoucement. **

This notice serves a twofold purpose: 1) An industry day announcement for Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL, and 2) a Sources Sought for the same project.

Project Description:

This project will develop approximately 30 acres of the 825 undeveloped acres remaining at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery. It will comprise the third construction phase of cemetery development, and will primarily include the construction of additional burial facilities intended to provide 10 years of service on existing, undeveloped land. Included in this development are approximately 19,200 gravesites, including both casket and cremation sites in new burial sections. And this project will provide necessary renovations and upgrades to the existing PIC-Administration and Maintenance facilities, repairs and sealing of the existing road system, and necessary repairs to the Committal Shelters.

Office of Construction and Facilities Management anticipates conducting this acquisition in accordance with FAR Part 15, Contracting by Negotiation.





Industry Day Announcement

Overview:

VA will host an Industry Day forum to discuss the anticipated Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Major Construction project in Elwood, IL. This Industry Day form will be used for market research to allow Office of Construction and Facilities Management the opportunity to engage contractors to determine overall interest in the project, experience with cemetery construction, and small business participation possibilities.

An Industry Day is scheduled for October 30, 2017, at 11:00 AM local time. The Industry Day will be held at:

American Legion Post 1080

2625 Ingalls Ave.

Joliet, IL 60435

Directions:

https://www.google.com/maps/dir//American+legion+Post+1080/@41.5442844,-88.2182542,17315m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x880e61ca825cdf47:0xaa97e38faf3c2dd3!2m2!1d-88.1482143!2d41.5443056

VA is not responsible for food or beverages at this event.

Purpose:

This event will provide background and more specific information on the project. There will be opportunity for a question and answer period for interested contractors. This Industry Day forum will be used for market research and will help VA identify acquisition strategy. Interested contractors are highly encouraged, but not required, to attend to participant in the anticipated procurement.

Questions and Answers and the presentation from the Industry Day will be made available through an amendment to this notice that will be posted to www.FBO.gov after the Industry Day is held.

Sources Sought Notice

This Sources Sought notice is for market research purposes in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 10. It does not constitute a solicitation and is not to be considered as a commitment by the Government. All firms responding to this sources sought notice are advised that their response to this notice is not a request that will be considered for contract award. All interested parties will be required to respond to the anticipated solicitation separately from their response to this sources sought notice. Contractors interested in submitting capabilities statements for this project must submit by the deadline of this notice.

Magnitude of Construction Project: Between $20,000,000 and $50,000,000

Capabilities Statement Will Include:

1. Checklist coversheet (below), Company name, address, point of contact, phone number, DUNS number, and e-mail address;

2. If, applicable evidence of SDVOSB or VOSB status through registration at VIP (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/);

3. If, applicable evidence of ability to offer as a small business under NAICS code 237990 Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction, Small Business Size Standard of $36.5 Million, and listing in the System for Award Management (www.SAM.gov), including a copy of the representations and certifications made in that system;

4. A summary describing your firm s experience with at least three (3) projects of similar size and scope completed in the past five (5) years that demonstrate your company s experience designing, constructing, and managing National Cemetery construction or similar projects, involving building renovation inside and out, work on an active cemetery, maintenance facilities, installation of crypts and columbaria, roadwork, landscaping, and irrigation. (3-page limit);

Experience must describe all of the following elements:

a. Earth Work: The contractor s projects must demonstrate earth work and grading for cemeteries, parks, or site development of at least 20 acres.

b. Paving: The contractor s projects must demonstrate paving projects involving DOT road construction of at least 5 miles.

c. Landscaping: The contractor s projects must demonstrate planting and lawn installation for cemeteries, parks, golf courses, or similar projects of at least 10 acres.

d. Irrigation: The contractor s project must demonstrate installation of an irrigation system(s) for cemetery, park, golf courses, or similar projects of at least 10 acres.

e. Precast Concrete Burial Components: The crypt and columbarium experience must be in providing and placing crypts and columbarium niche units.

5. Evidence of your company s bonding capacity to meet a bid bond of $100,000 and evidence from a surety of capability to obtain payment and performance bonds in values based on the project magnitude listed above; and

6. Evidence of capability to obtain financing for a project of this size. If desired, the company may also submit a narrative describing its capability.

Small businesses of all socioeconomic categories, including SDVOSBs or VOSBs, are highly encouraged to respond to this notice. We encourage all small businesses and other than small businesses, who are interested parties to respond to this notice for market research purposes.

All interested parties should respond to this notice no later than 4:00 pm Eastern Time, on November 9, 2017. Please submit your response to Contracting Officer: Zebulon Fox via email: Zebulon.fox@va.gov. At this time, no solicitation exists, therefore do not request a solicitation package; if a solicitation is issued, it will be published to www.FBO.gov, which contractors may monitor for updates. Note that this mailbox will only accept e-mails of 5MB in size or smaller. If your attachments exceed this size, please send multiple emails with numbering to identify how many total emails are included.

CAPABILITIES STATEMENT

SUBMISSION CHECKLIST AND INFORMATION SHEET

Major Construction Project: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Elwood, IL

Please send this coversheet and supporting documentation to Zebulon.fox@va.gov by 4:00PM Eastern Time on November 9, 2017.

Company name:

Company address:

DUNS number:

Point of contact:

Phone number:

Email address:

The following items are attached to this Capabilities Statement:

If, applicable evidence of SDVOSB or VOSB status through registration at VIP (https://www.vip.vetbiz.gov/);

If, applicable evidence of ability to offer as a small business under NAICS Code 237990 and listing in the System for Award Management (www.SAM.gov), with representations and certifications;

A summary describing at least three (3) projects of similar size and scope completed in the past five (5) years that demonstrate your company s experience designing, constructing, and managing National Cemetery construction or similar projects, involving building renovation inside and out, work on an active cemetery, maintenance facilities, installation of crypts and columbaria, roadwork, landscaping and irrigation. (3-page limit);

Evidence of the company s bonding capacity to meet a bid bond of $100,000, and payment and performance bonds in the range above from surety; and

Evidence of capability to obtain financing for a project of this size.

If desired, the company may also submit a narrative describing its capability, not to exceed an additional two (2) pages.

By: ____________________________________

(Signature)

________________________________________________________________

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Additional Info :
Contracting Office Address :
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs;Office of Construction and;Facilities Management (003C4A);425 I Street, NW;Washington DC 20420
Place of Performance :
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs;Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery;20953 W Hoff Rd,;Elwood, IL
60421
USA
Point of Contact(s) :
Contracting Officer: Zebulon Fox
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Office of Construction and Facilities Management
425 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-632-5941 or Email: Zebulon.fox@va.gov

Contracting Officer: Zebulon Fox

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