Fernandina Beach seeking Design Build Teams to remove/replace Dock 1

Submitted by Suanne Z. Thamm
Reporter – News Analyst
April 20, 2018

The City of Fernandina Beach has issued Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 2018-08 for Stateof Floridaregistered licensedMarine Contractors and Engineers for Design-Build Servicesto remove and replace Dock 1, the south attenuator in the City Marina.  Responses are due to the city no later than 2:00 p.m., May 11, 2018.

The information below has been taken from the RFQ 2018-08:

STATEMENT OFWORK: Design andconstruction services for removal and replacement of the southern portion of Dock 1 (southern attenuator floating dock system, approximately 810 linear feet), including Dock 1 components: floating docks; anchor piling; pile guides, cleats & bollards; electrical (substations, panel and transformer enclosures; circuit breakers; cable/wire; utility pedestals; light fixtures; grounding systems and ground fault circuit protection detail); potable water (flexible and rigid water piping, valves, connections, hangars & restraints, and piping protection); fire protection (portable fire extinguishers and fixed fire suppression). The work also includes removal and remounting of an existing gangway, addition of a new ADA gangway and fixed ramp, removal of marina floating fuel building/store and floating foundation; and replacement of overwater building and foundation. A design criteria package has been completed for the design and construction of the Project.

SERVICESTOBE PROVIDED:  CITY will contract with a single entity whose Design-Build team shall provide all services including, but not necessarily limited to: Site investigation; preconstruction services; schematic and preliminary designs; complete design and engineering services; construction documents to include technical specifications, detailed line-item construction costs estimate, sub-contractor procurement and bidding; permitting and permit costs; construction management; and construction labor, materials and equipment required to provide a finished product to meet all applicable codes.

For the complete bid package, visit the city’s website or click here.

Editor’s Note: Suanne Z. Thamm is a native of Chautauqua County, NY, who moved to Fernandina Beach from Alexandria,VA, in 1994. As a long time city resident and city watcher, she provides interesting insight into the many issues that impact our city. We are grateful for Suanne’s many contributions to the Fernandina Observer.