Contract Opportunity Type: Solicitation (Original)
All Dates/Times are: (UTC-04:00) EASTERN STANDARD TIME, NEW YORK, USA
Original Date Offers Due: Apr 24, 2020 11:59 pm EDT
Inactive Policy: Manual
Original Inactive Date: Apr 24, 2021
Original Set Aside:
Product Service Code: Z1LZ - MAINTENANCE OF PARKING FACILITIES
NAICS Code: 236220 - Commercial and Institutional Building Construction
Place of Performance: LAO
The Embassy of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for Construction Services for the repair of the parking garage in Vientiane, Laos.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal on this project, read the instructions in Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP).
If you intend to submit a proposal, you should thoroughly examine all documents contained in the contract solicitation package. The Embassy intends to conduct a site visit (see L.6, 52.236-27) and hold a pre-proposal conference. All prospective offerors who have received a solicitation package are invited to attend. The conference will be held at U.S. Embassy Vientiane, Thadeua road, Kilometer 9, Vientiane, Laos PDR on April 01, 2020, 2:00PM local time (optional). Submit any questions you may have concerning the solicitation documents in writing by April 17, 2020. Responses will be sent in writing to all contractors on our list of interested parties.
Your proposal can be submitted in a sealed envelope marked "Proposal Enclosed" to Jesse Victor, Thadeua road, Kilometer 9, Vientiane, Laos PDR or an electronic response will be accepted and must sent to Vientianeprocurement@state.gov on or before 11:59 Eastern time on April 24, 2020. No proposal will be accepted after this time.
Complete the OFFER portion of the Standard Form 1442, including all blank spaces, and have the form signed by an authorized representative of your company, or the proposal may be considered unacceptable and may be rejected.
In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:
1. Section B and Attachment 4, Proposal Breakdown by Divisions;
2. Section K, Representations and Certifications;
3. Bar Chart illustrating sequence of work to be performed;
4. Additional information as required in Section L.
All contractors shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) Database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. Therefore, prospective offerors should register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals. Please note that Vientiane is not a danger pay post. The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at https://www.sam.gov/SAM/
The contract will be a firm fixed price contract, with no adjustment for any escalation in costs or prices of labor or materials. Each offeror will be responsible for determining the amount of labor and materials that will be required to complete the project, and for pricing its proposal accordingly.
Please be advised that each offeror is responsible for furnishing complete information to its subcontractor and suppliers, such as details and quantities required by the drawings and specifications. Subcontractors and suppliers should not be referred to the Embassy or the Architect for determining the amount or quantities of materials required.
The construction completion time is 60 calendar days, commencing on five calendar days after the date of Notice to Proceed. In the event of an unauthorized or unexcused delay in completing the project, liquidated damages in the amount of USD $1,000.00 per calendar day will be assessed until substantial completion of the project is achieved.
The Contracting Officer reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any informality in proposals received. In addition, the Embassy reserves the right to establish a competitive range of one or more offerors and to conduct further negotiations concerning price and other terms before awarding the contract, or to award without discussions.
Please direct any questions regarding this solicitation Jesse Victor by letter or by telephone (856) 21487179 during regular business hours.
Hyperlinks to Related Project Dossiers:
Parking Garage Project Drawings
Project Schedule - VTE Parking Garage Cracks Repair
Standard Form 25A - Payment Bond
Standard Form 25 - Performance Bon