1 September 1997
Chief, Operations Branch, CECW-OM, and is
historical cost data that is needed to prepare
responsible to ensure that the teams are maintained
accurate planning estimates and/or Government
with competent cost engineering and construction
estimates for contract award. The teams' role in all
operations personnel and that requests for assistance
cases is to act in an advisory capacity with the
are promptly fulfilled.
requesting district having the responsibility and
authority to make all final decisions.
(2) The regional dredge teams are designed to
provide assistance to all districts in the evaluation of
(3) The regional dredge teams are
bid protests, mistakes in bids, or other unique issues
represented in geographical areas and the office of
that may be required to validate the estimate for the
the chairman of each team is located in North
Government. Further, the teams are available to
Atlantic Division; Seattle District; New Orleans
support districts that seldom do large dredging
District, and Detroit District.
contracts and, therefore, may have little expertise or