Project Overview

Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Issue Date:
June 27, 2019
Deadline for
2:00 PM (Eastern), August 22, 2019
2733 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Dollar Value:
$3,000,000 - $5,000,000
455 days from Notice to Proceed
5% Bid, 100% Payment, 100% Performance
The Contractor shall furnish all necessary labor, materials, tools, equipment and supervision to provide turnkey construction for the relocation and replacement of the 5kV South Distribution Center (SDC) at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Work includes, but is not limited to, replacing existing SDC 4.16kV metal-enclosed switchgear with new 4.16kV metal-clad switchgear and appurtenances, relocating new 4.16kV metal-clad switchgear, and installing new ductbanks.
This solicitation has a 70% Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE) participation requirement and a 40% Voluntary MBE/WBE goal. Firms located within a 100-mile radius and whose 3 year average gross receipts, including all affiliates, do not exceed the size standard(s) below are eligible for consideration. For more LDBE/MBE/WBE information, including other LDBE size standards, contact the Airports Authority's Department of Supplier Diversity at 703-417-8660.
NAICS Code Type of Work / Service LDBE Size Standard
237130 Power and Communication Line and Related Structures Construction $36.5 Million
238210 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors $15.0 Million
238910 Site Preparation Contractors $15.0 Million
One, July 31, 2019 - The due date for bids is extended from August 8, 2019 to August 15, 2019.
Two, August 5, 2019 - The due date for bids remains unchanged.
Three, August 13, 2019 - The due date for bids is extended from August 15, 2019 to August 22, 2019.

Solicitation Events

Pre-Bid Conference:
Date: July 16, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM (Eastern)
Location: Conference Room A, West Building, 2509 Abingdon Drive, National Airport
Pre-Bid Conference Documents:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPre-Bid Conference Attendees List (198 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPre-Bid Conference Presentation (459 KB)

Questions and Answers

All questions must be submitted by 3:00 PM (Eastern) July 22, 2019.
Question Submission:
The deadline for submitting questions has passed.
No further questions will be accepted.
Answered Questions:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgQuestions and Answers - July 31, 2019 (86 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgGeotechnical Report (759 KB)

Registration & Planholders List

Show your interest in this solicitation by registering as a Planholder.
Registration will place your name on the Planholder List for this project and ensure that you receive notification of any amendments or other updates to the project which may be issued in the future.
Please enter "IFB-19-13327" in the Solicitation Number field.
Planholder List:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPlanholder List - August 7, 2019 (9 KB)

Solicitation Documents

If you download the solicitation documents and are interested in submitting a response, please register as a planholder by clicking on the "Registration & Planholders" tab above and following the instructions.
PLEASE NOTE: If you fail to register, you will not receive notification of amendments, and failure to receive and acknowledge amendments may result in your submission being deemed non-conforming.
Base Solicitation Documents:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgIFB-19-13327 (404 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 1: Specifications (2.33 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 2: Drawings (27.1 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 3: Construction Safety Manual
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 4: Aviation Owner Controlled Insurance Program Manual - November 2018 Edition (3.66 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 5: Orders and Instructions - Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Amendments to Solicitation:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAmendment One - July 31, 2019 (13 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAmendment Two - August 5, 2019 (353 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgRevised Drawings - August 5, 2019 (2.39 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAmendment Three - August 13, 2019 (135 KB)

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Last Updated August 13, 2019

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