Status Report

NASA Solicitation: Fabrication and Construction of Mobile Access Platforms in High Bay 3 of the VAB

By SpaceRef Editor
June 23, 2009
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Synopsis – Jun 22, 2009

General Information

Solicitation Number: NNK09289054R
Posted Date: Jun 22, 2009
FedBizOpps Posted Date: Jun 22, 2009
Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action: No
Original Response Date: N/A
Current Response Date: N/A
Classification Code: Z — Maintenance, repair, and alteration of real property
NAICS Code: 238120 – Structural Steel and Precast Concrete Contractors

Contracting Office Address

NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center, Procurement, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899


NASA/KSC plans to issue a Request for Proposal (RFP)for Twenty two new platforms at eleven levels to be fabricated and installed that will provide 360 degree access to the new program rocket, to be assembled in High Bay 3 of the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB).

The order of magnitude for the procurement is greater than $10,000,000 and the effort shall be completed within 618 calendar days after notice to proceed.

This procurement is part of the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program.

The NAICS Code and small business size standard for this procurement are 238120 and $14M, respectively.

The anticipated release date of the RFP is on or about July 10, 2009 with an anticipated offer closing date of on or about October 15, 2009.

The firm date for receipt of bids or proposals will be stated in the RFP. Drawings will be available from FedBizopps (

All responsible sources may submit a proposal which shall be considered by the agency.

An ombudsman has been appointed — See NASA Specific Note “B”.

The solicitation and any documents related to this procurement [with the exception of the specifications and drawings] will be available over the Internet. These documents will reside on a World-Wide Web (WWW) server, which may be accessed using a WWW browser application. The Internet site, or URL, for the NASA/KSC Business Opportunities page is

Prospective offerors shall notify this office of their intent to submit an offer. It is the offeror’s responsibility to monitor the Internet site for the release of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Potential offerors will be responsible for downloading their own copy of the solicitation and amendments (if any). Any referenced notes may be viewed at the URLs linked below.

All contractual and technical questions must be submitted in writing. Telephone questions will not be accepted.

Point of Contact

Name: Tyrone J Frey
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 321-867-9162
Fax: 321-867-2042

Name: Terrance W. Crowley
Title: Contract Specialist
Phone: 321-867-7696
Fax: 321-867-1141

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