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Furnish and Deploy Approved Cultch Material

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000604474

Bid Title: Furnish and Deploy Approved Cultch Material

Agency Bid No. Title: 160001087

Received Date: 06/20/2016

Close Date: 07/08/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 06/24/2016 10:00 AM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:The Contractor will be responsible for furnishing and deploying cultch material by barge to the western Mississippi Sound and Biloxi Bay. The cultch material will be clean and free from any hazardous substances or excessive dust. Cultch material will be transported to deployment areas on deck barges that are loaded to conform to the depth of the water at the deployment site. Bids should include the unit price per cubic yard of cultch material, total cubic yards of cultch material and overall price (unit price per cubic yard multiplied by total cubic yards) which will include deployment. The price of this project will not exceed $600,000.The scope of work for the contract will include, but is not limited to, the following:The Contractor will plant cultch in specified areas which will be designated by MDMR personnel in advance of the day of the cultch laying. The contract will give the MDMR Project Manager at least twenty four (24) hours notice in cultch deployment.Types of approved cultch material are oyster shells, clam shells, limestone, or crushed concrete.Cultch will be clean and free of any hazardous substances or excessive dust.Bidders proposing any non-domestic or non-traditional cultch material must include a marked 5 gallon representative sample of the cultch material at the time of the bid submittal. This sample will be used to determine the cultch materials suitability for the project purpose.The Contractor will guarantee that all cultch is clean and no more than 5% of the cultch material, by volume, may consist of fragments, pieces, fines, or shells smaller than 3/8 (three-eight inch) in diameter. For cultch material other than shell, the size should be American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Size #57 or equivalent, with no more than 5% by volume of the cultch material out of the AASHTO Size #57 specification. The MDMR reserves the right to have its representatives inspect all cultch material at the loading site before cultch material is accepted and each barge-load will be monitored at the deployment site. All small particles in excess of the allowed 5%, or otherwise outside of the specifications listed above, will be deducted from the total project cost.Cultch material will be transported to deployment areas on deck barges that are loaded to conform to the depth of the water at the deployment site. Tugboats and barges (loaded) will not draw more than five (5) feet of water. The deployment will be performed utilizing a grid pattern so as to accomplish a uniform distribution of the cultch material. To ensure proper maneuverability, the tugboat used to distribute the cultch material will not push or pull more than two (2) loaded barges at one time during deployment. MDMR employees will be onsite to monitor compliance with the terms of the contract. This will include among other aspects, the even distribution of cultch material during the deployment at locations specified by the MDMR.

Product Code: 95972

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Mississippi Department of Marine Resources

State: Mississippi

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Erin Gallagher 1141 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, Mississippi, 39530




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