Corps to seek geotechnical services in Southwest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks information on firms capable of providing geotechnical engineering, design, and investigation services, mainly in the Corps' Southwestern Division. Responses are due Jan. 20.

The Corps' Fort Worth District recruited architect-engineering firms in 2010 to provide multi-disciplinary services in support of civil works and military projects in the Southwestern Division.

The Fort Worth District now seeks information to identify small businesses, HubZone small businesses, Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned small businesses, and historical black colleges and minority institutions with the ability to perform the geotechnical services.

The agency intends to procure up to three contracts for services primarily in the Southwestern Division, including Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. They would have a base period of two years with an option period of an additional three years. The total anticipated contract amount is estimated at $60 million.

Work would include geotechnical engineering services and field and laboratory investigations; instrumentation services; design, installation, testing, monitoring, and evaluation of relief wells; dam safety training and inspections; preparation of reports; and review of designs for compliance with standards.

A sources sought notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W9126G11R0108 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Responses are due Jan. 20. For information, contact Elizabeth Kelley, U.S. Army Engineer District, Fort Worth, P.O. Box 17300, 819 Taylor St., Fort Worth, TX 76102-0300; (1) 817-886-1044; E-mail:

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