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Windows and Doors Restoration

Federal Construction Group, Inc. is tasked to do the windows and door restoration. The Tecate Land Port of Entry is located on the east side of the California Highway 188 (Tecate Road) which continues across the border into Baja California, Mexico. The Inspection Station complex in Tecate (40 miles southeast of San Diego) started construction in 1932 and consists of the Main U.S. Inspection Station building and two detached single-family residences. The Main Building is of stucco-clad brick exterior in the style of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, two stories above ground and a basement; it was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992. In 2005, a prospectus-level reconstruction of the U.S. Inspection Station at Tecate was completed to upgrade and expand the port. The new facility attached to the rear (east wing) of the historic complex inspects vehicular traffic. While, the Main Building has been modified from its original construction and remains as a pedestrian crossing inspection facility. The 2005 project significantly altered the interior layout and details of the building. Hence, the historical integrity of the building rests with the exterior, especially the primary (west facing) facade. A combination of replacement, patching, and painting is needed to stop and repair water infiltration for 25,000 square feet of exterior stucco. In addition, twenty-five windows need to be repaired or replaced along with ten exterior doors. The Building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and these projects shall fully comply with all Historic Preservation Requirements. The Windows and Door Restoration will require review and approval from GSA Historic Preservation Officer. Proposed repair procedures will require review and approval by GSA Historic Preservation.

General: The objectives and goals of the project include, but are not limited to the following:

3.1 A combination of replacement, patching, and painting is needed to stop and repair water infiltration for 25,000 square feet of exterior stucco.
3.2 Twenty-five windows need to be repaired or replaced.
3.3 BRG may need to be replaced.
3.4 Demolish failing stucco on exterior walls, apply new stucco and seal with appropriate exterior coating.
3.5 Repair, sand, stain, and seal exterior wood doors.
3.6 To prepare the required documentation and procure the work required to correct the deficiencies identified in this Scope of Work.
3.7 Provide a breakdown fee proposal for the project.
3.8 To establish work order priorities in order to carry the work in a phased approach, taking into account the needs and desires of the tenant agencies and the realities of budget constraints and limitations.
3.9 To design the project to be in compliance with all GSA Fire / Life-Safety and Environmental requirements.
3.10 To protect the building during construction.
3.11 To provide for optimum energy efficiency in the completed project.
3.12 To maintain existing accessibility to the facility and not impede or disrupt access.
3.13 All work disruptive of the customer’s operations shall be performed during “off-hours” (7:00 PM to 5:00 AM) and on weekends.
3.14 The Contractor shall coordinate all work activity with the Building Manager (BM) and the Contracting Officer’s Representative (COR) to ensure that proper security and access arrangements are made with minimal impact on the construction schedule.
3.15 To provide full compliance with all agency and building’s security regulations.
3.16 Provision for the necessary cutting, patching, and repair of the existing building.
3.17 To preserve and enhance the cultural property.


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