FedBizOpps.gov, a website for federal contractors. posted the following notice regarding the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico.
The Dept. of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends on issuing a solicitation in electronic format on or about March 6, 2017 for the design and build of several prototype wall structures in the vicinity of the United States border with Mexico.
The procurement will be conducted in two phases, the first requiring vendors to submit a concept paper of their prototype(s) by March 10, 2017, which will result in the evaluation and down select of offerors by March 20, 2017.
The second phase will require the down select of phase 1 offerors to submit proposals in response to the full RFP by March 24, 2017, which will include price.
Multiple awards are contemplated by mid-April for this effort. An option for additional miles may be included in each contract award.
At this time, there is no published date for when contracts will be awarded. Some estimate those awards could come in April based on the Mar 24 deadline.
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