CINCINNATI ― The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Environmental Management Consolidated Business Center (EMCBC) issued a Final Request for Proposal (RFP) for Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) Transportation Services.
An Indefinite-Delivery Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ) contract, utilizing Firm-Fixed Price (FFP) task orders, that may include separate Contract Line Item Numbers (CLINs) (within Task Orders) for specified cost reimbursable (no fee) items such as State permits and Use fees, New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax, fuel, and a safe driving bonus.
The Final RFP is established as a total Small Business set-aside with a five year ordering period. The current WIPP Transportation Services contracts held by CAST Specialty Transportation, Inc. and Visionary Solutions, LLC will expire Jan. 12, 2017 and July 27, 2017, respectively.
The WIPP Transportation Services are for providing facilities, personnel, and equipment to operate a local terminal within the Greater Carlsbad area (10 mile perimeter of Carlsbad) and provide transportation and maintenance services necessary to support the WIPP. This includes, but is not limited to, carrier services for the safe transport of contact-handled (CH) and remote-handled (RH) transuranic (TRU) wastes and mixed hazardous constituents, including polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and asbestos, between various DOE sites across the country and other defense-related TRU waste generator sites to the WIPP site, near Carlsbad, New Mexico.