Repairs being made to 24-inch Navy water line in Hawaii

The work to be performed provides for replacement of approximately 3,500 linear feet of deteriorated 24-inch cast iron waterline.

Jul 22nd, 2016
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PEARL HARBOR, HI, JULY 22, 2016 -- Healy Tibbitts Builders Inc., Aiea, Hawaii, is being awarded a $16,530,997 firm-fixed-price contract for the replacement of a 24-inch underwater waterline crossing Ford Island to Landing C at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

The work to be performed provides for replacement of approximately 3,500 linear feet of deteriorated 24-inch cast iron (CI) waterline, with new 24-inch fusible polyvinyl chloride pipe from Ford Island to Landing C and incidental related work by horizontal directional drilling (HDD) method. Approximately 1,450 linear feet of this existing waterline is underwater. The work also includes replacement by open-trench construction of approximately 350 linear feet of 24-inch CI waterline with new 24-inch ductile iron (DI) pipe to connect HDD pipe to the existing water system on both Ford Island and Landing C; replacement of 2,500 linear feet of 16-inch and 12-inch CI waterline with 12-inch DI pipe to maintain service to areas of Ford Island; and replacement of approximately 150 linear feet of 6-inch CI waterline with new 6-inch DI to maintain service to buildings.

Work will be performed in Oahu, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by September 2018. Navy working capital funds in the amount of $16,530,997 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with five proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, is the contracting activity

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