Trump Opens Bidding On Border Wall Construction

The Trump administration has opened the bidding for personal firms to assemble the border wall between the US and Mexico.

The request for bids, published by the Department of Homeland Security on February 24, states that bidding for work on the wall is to be carried out in two phases, with the primary requiring firms to submit plans and prototypes by March 10, 2017 – lower than two weeks away.

By March 24, the choice course of would require the chosen firms to suggest costs, and a number of awards are anticipated to be granted by mid-April, as President Trump continues to confound his critics by fulfilling his marketing campaign guarantees in report time.

Published on the Federal Business Opportunities web site, the request is listed beneath ‘Design-Build Structure.’ The full text is as follows:

Solicitation Number: 2017-JC-RT-0001
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: Customs and Border Protection
Location: Procurement Directorate – IN

The Dept. of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) intends on issuing a solicitation in digital format on or about March 6, 2017 for the design and construct of a number of prototype wall buildings within the neighborhood of the United States border with Mexico. 

The procurement will likely be carried out in two phases, the primary requiring distributors to submit an idea paper of their prototype(s) by March 10, 2017, which is able to consequence within the analysis and down choose of offerors by March 20, 2017.

The second section would require the down choose of section 1 offerors to submit proposals in response to the total RFP by March 24, 2017, which is able to embody worth. Multiple awards are contemplated by mid-April for this effort.