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Procurement Information

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RiverRenew is a major initiative in response to a 2017 Virginia law to achieve cleaner, healthier waterways in Alexandria. In late June 2018, the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality approved a plan to control the discharge of combined sewage to Alexandria, VA’s waterways via four existing outfalls. The program involves the following four construction projects, including the construction of a deep tunnel system and modifications/upgrades to AlexRenew’s wastewater facility. AlexRenew will lead the planning and construction of RiverRenew to ensure its implementation by 2025.

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Program Portfolio

Project 108-116 MGD Expansion Building J Facilities Relocation and Decommissioning Tunnel System Wet Weather Treatment
Conveyance Tunnel
Tunnel Dewatering
Pumping Station
Description Upgrade front-end capacity of the WRRF Relocation of building uses and building demolition 12’-0” storage and conveyance tunnel to Outfalls 001 and 002 6’-0” conveyance sewer to Outfalls 003/004 and 130 MGD pumping station Mining shaft, 40 MGD tunnel dewatering pumping station, and associated facilities Conversion of Primary Settling Tanks to dual-use
Procurement Method Design-bid-build Design-bid-build Fixed-Price Design-Build Design-bid-build
Estimated Procurement Date May 2019 April 2019 June 2019 2022
Escalated Capital Cost to Construction Midpoint ($M) $3M $20M $200M $56M $89M $2M

Procurement Updates

Project: 108 to 116 mgd Expansion
  • Contract: Pull Out Assemblies (equipment pre-purchase)
    • Contract awarded: December 2018
  • Contract: Construction
    • Solicitation posting to eVA: May 2019
Project: Building J Facilities Relocation and Decommissioning
  • Contract: Motor Control Centers (equipment pre-purchase)
    • Bids due January 2019
  • Contract: Laboratory Casework (equipment pre-purchase)
    • Solicitation posting: January 2019
  • Contract: Chillers and Air Handling Units (equipment pre-purchase)
    • Solicitation posting: January 2019
  • Contract: Heat Exchangers (equipment pre-purchase)
    • Solicitation posting: April 2019
  • Contract: Construction
    • Solicitation posting: April 2019
Wastewater Services Resident Engineering & Inspection
  • Contract: Wastewater Services Resident Engineering & Inspection
    • Solicitation posted: February 2019

We typically post solicitations on Tuesdays on eVA and the AlexRenew website.  Be sure to check these sites each week for new solicitations.


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