DC Suburbs Solicit Bids For Trenchless Sewer Rehab

October 2010 Vol. 65 No. 10

After this initial IDIQ contract is awarded, the contractor will be assigned Task Orders to complete the rehabilitation of sewer assets located within residential areas within the Sligo Creek and Cabin John Basins. This Initial IDIQ contract will be a five year base term contract with the potential for one 24 month option. The estimated total contract value for this IDIQ contract is between 10 to 20 million dollars. Subsequent to the award of this contract five additional IDIQ contracts focused on the rehabilitation of sewer assets located in residential areas for several other basins will be advertised and awarded.

The WSSC is also developing and planning to advertise and award, in early 2011, multiple IDIQ contracts focused on the rehabilitation of sewer laterals and sewer assets located in environmentally sensitive areas such as wetlands, streams, and critical habitat areas.

All interested bidders are required to be registered in the WSSC Centralized Bidder Registration (CBR) system before they can view, receive, and bid on solicitations.

Solicitations are available from the project’s website, http://www.wsscwater.com/business/cbr/

The WSSC encourages prospective contractors to maximize subcontracting opportunities for construction services for approved and certified small, local and minority business enterprise (SLMBE) firms. The above referenced contracts will either contain a Small Local Business Enterprise (SLBE) subcontracting requirement or a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) subcontracting requirement. The WSSC encourages prospective contractors to communicate their efforts to subcontract construction services to the WSSC Small, Local and Minority Business Enterprise (SLMBE) Office (301-206-8800).