Sebastian News

2018/19 Sand Trap Dredging and Beach Placement – Advertisement for Bids

The Sebastian Inlet District is seeking bids for the excavation of approximately 149,000 cubic yards of dredge spoil material from the sand trap and adjacent navigation channel at Sebastian Inlet. Approximately 30,000 cubic yards of this material is to be transported to the Dredged Material Management Area (DMMA) located roughly 2,300 feet from the sand trap within the State Park on the north side of the inlet and west of State Road A1A. The remaining volume of material will be placed on the beach approximately 2 to 3 miles south of the inlet.

The Bid Package is available in electronic form (CD) for a fee of $10 from the District Office: 114 Sixth Avenue, Indialantic, FL  32903.  Call 321-724-5175.  All questions about the meaning or intent of the Contract Documents shall be submitted to Sebastian Inlet District (OWNER) in writing by August 31, 2018 to be considered.  Sealed bids will be received by the Sebastian Inlet District (OWNER) until 2:00 PM Monday September 10, 2018, at which time they will be opened publicly.

A Pre-Bid Conference meeting will be held on Friday, August 24th at 10:00 AM, at the DMMA facility; Sebastian Inlet State Park – 9700 South A1A, Melbourne Beach, FL 32951 – North Side. ATTENDANCE AT THIS CONFERENCE BY ALL BIDDERS IS HIGHLY ENCOURAGED BUT IS NOT MANDATORY.

By: Martin Smithson