Segment B3 Long Tunnel Update

The Surface Water Supply Project is currently re-advertising the Segment B3 Long Tunnel Construction Contract. The WHCRWA determined it is in their best interest to reject all previously submitted Statements of Qualifications and re-advertise. Requirements have been modified from the initial August 2020 advertisement.

This RFQ is specific to the qualification of Respondents to bid on the Segment B3 Long Tunnel Construction Contract. Segment B3 is the construction of approximately 4.4 miles of 96-inch diameter treated water transmission line with necessary valves, various connections, and appurtenances. This project is a part of the overall Surface Water Supply Project.

Details of this work are provided in the Construction Drawings and Project Manual made available on CIVCAST at

https://www.civcastusa.com/project/5fad6e5d6427f61fe156ad31/summary.

This project is a part of the overall Surface Water Supply Project. An invitation to bidders is attached for download here: Seg B3 Request for Qualifications (11-13-2020)

Copies of the RFQ documents may be reviewed and obtained from www.CivcastUSA.com:

Respondents must register on this website in order to view and/or download the RFQ documents and plans for this project.

All formal bid documentation will be posted on CIVCAST. WHCRWA encourages all interested contractors to create an account on the CIVCAST website, and interested parties can sign up to receive updates anytime the WHCRWA posts items to CIVCAST.

Since 2016 the SWSP, a jointly funded project between the WHCRWA and NFBWA, has made significant strides to motivate participation by local minority-owned and small businesses to encourage diversity in contracting and implementation of the SWSP.

Overview

We are currently in the final stages of the Design Phase of the SWSP and have held multiple contractor outreach events to encourage participation by local minority-owned and small businesses.

As the SWSP Team moves forward with construction, we encourage local minority-owned and small businesses to team with the SWSP Prequalified Contractors to deliver this project.

Surface Water Supply Project Prequalified Contractors

The following contractors have been prequalified to support construction of Segments A, B, and C of the Surface Water Supply Project. Local subcontractors interested in supporting delivery of the Surface Water Supply Project are encouraged to contact these contractors for potential teaming opportunities.

To access contact information for Prequalified firms, access Contractor Outreach Workshop Attendee Registration Sheets here .

Please note: Contractors to support the Segment B3 “Long Tunnel” and the pump stations will undergo separate prequalification at a future date.

As a result of ongoing community outreach and the feedback received, the SWSP team has identified a strong desire for inclusion of local minority-owned and small businesses in the contracting and implementation of the SWSP. In response to this community feedback, the WHCRWA and NFBWA are undertaking a four-step approach to encourage diversity in contracting and implementation of the SWSP by: