|The Intent of this Invitation for Bid is to obtain the services of a qualified General Contractor to construct the new Loudoun County Transit Maintenance and Operations Facility (TMOF). This project is located at the end of Loudoun Center Place in Leesburg, VA 20176, behind the County’s Vehicle Maintenance Facility located at 42000 Loudoun Center Place, and consists of two separate but related buildings and two separate parking lots. The project site is pad ready and has as built drawings. Existing on site are required retaining walls, rainwater cisterns that will accept roof leaders, storm water retention pond, storm water inlets and water lines. |
The small building to be constructed is an Administration building. This building is approximately 9,000 sf, one story on slab, lightweight metal construction clad with brick, block and metal panel siding. Roofing is low slope, curved metal. This building contains HVAC and Electrical room, main I.T. room, offices, conference room, bus driver waiting/ready rooms, toilets, showers and locker rooms. There is a movable partition in this building as well as standard office finishes.
The large building to be constructed is a one story Bus Maintenance building of approximately 21,000 sf. This Maintenance building utilizes a prefabricated metal structure, has masonry and composite metal panel cladding and metal roofing. This building has five (5) bays for commuter bus maintenance, plus a drive through bus wash and detail bay, a tire room, parts counter, storage room, administrative offices, reclaim room, lube/compressor room, work bench areas, electrical, I.T. and HVAC room and mezzanine.
Parking on site includes a lot for 88 commuter buses as well as a separate employee vehicle parking lot.
This project utilizes ground source heat pumps and geothermal wells, solar thermal (hot water) and will be LEED Certified.
This project includes five deductive alternates which are clearly stated in project documents as well as in Specification Section 01 23 00 and Section 17.16 of this IFB.
This project has a pad ready site with newly installed, underground rain water cisterns. However, the winning Building Contractor from this IFB will be responsible for installing all geothermal work including vault and wells, tying in all roof leaders to cistern system and providing all wet utilities.
A geothermal test well exists onsite and shall be utilized by the Contractor as part of the final geothermal system. This project is designed to meet USGBC LEED version 3 (2009) Silver Certification.
This project is unclassified. Contractor is responsible for all rock encountered, unsuitable soils removal and suitable soil replacement.
ONLY THOSE FIRMS PREQUALIFIED THROUGH QQ-01369 ARE ELIGIBLE TO SUBMIT BIDS FOR THIS PROJECT. BIDS FROM NON-PREQUALIFIED FIRMS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Pre-Bid Conference: August 20, 2012 at 1:00 PM in the Lovettsville Conference room on the 1st floor of the Government Center located at 211 Gibson Street, Leesburg, Virginia for clarification of any questions on the drawings, specifications and site conditions.
Correction: The Pre-Bid Conference will be held at the Department of Construction and Waste Management located at 211 Gibson Street, Leesburg, VA.
Plans and specifications CDs, and bid forms may be picked up at the Division of Procurement at between the hours of 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM weekdays. Each CD contains a geotechnical report. A release form must be signed and submitted prior to obtaining a CD.
Addendum: Addendum #6 Changes and/or additions. Addendum #5 Changes and/or additions. Addendum #4 Acceptance date has changed to Sept. 19, 2012. Addendum #3 Changes and/or additions. Addendum #2 Changes and/or additions. Addendum #1 Changes and/or additions.