Call extended for firms to plan, design Corps water projects

PORTLAND, Ore., U.S. 2/28/12 (PennWell) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended its deadline to receive information on small businesses capable of providing integrated professional planning and feasibility design for water resources projects in the Corps' Portland District. Responses now are due March 6.

The Portland District had called for responses by Feb. 21. The district previously recruited architect-engineering firms to provide multi-disciplined engineering and design services to the district.

The Corps now seeks information on the availability and capability of small businesses, qualified under the North American Industry Classification System, to provide planning and feasibility design services for water resource projects. Services are to be in the areas of ecosystem restoration, flood risk management, water supply, navigation, and other responsibilities of the Corps.

The agency plans to award a maximum $10 million contract of one base year and four one-year option periods.

A sources sought notice may be obtained from the Federal Business Opportunities Internet site,, by entering Solicitation No. W9127N12R0012 in the "Keyword/Solicitation #" box.

Responses now are due by 4 p.m., Pacific time, March 6, by e-mail to the address below. For information, contact David Boone, Contract Specialist, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, Contracting Division (CECT-NWP), P.O. Box 2946, Portland, OR 97208-2946; (1) 503-808-4614; E-mail:

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