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Equipment for electrical substations -- Contract awarded April 4, 1974; all work under contract now substantially completed.
Fabrication and delivery of structural steel for new Refrigeration Plant Building -- Contract awarded December 2, 1974; all work under contract now completed.
Piping system components for new Refrigeration Plant -Contract awarded December 27, 1974; all work under contract now completed.
Electric motor-operated ball valves for new Refrigeration Plant -- Contract awarded March 13, 1975; all work under contract now substantially completed.
Chilled water pumps and condenser pumps for New Refrigeration Plant -- Contract awarded August 26, 1976; all work under contract now substantially completed.
Site preparation work for a new 24,000 ton Refrigeration Plant Building -- Contract awarded July 10, 1974; all work under contract is now completed.
Construction of a new building to house a refrigeration plant of 24,000-ton capacity; construction of a new operations building for centralisation and administration of control functions of both the new and existing refrigeration plants; installation of a tunnel across the north portion of the existing power plant site, for subsequent installation therein (under a separate contract) or a new underground chilled water "headering" system -- Contract awarded May 20, 1970 all work under contract now substantially completed.
Procurement and installation of mechanical and electrical equipment in new
Procurement of dust collectors, central control aysteme for new operations
Projected completion date of all work under project -- December 1980.
This project was authorized by Public Law 92-607, approved October 31, 1972, "Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1973", which Act also provided an appropriation of $47,925,000 for the project. The 1973 Authorization Act was amended by Public Law 93-245, approved January 3, 1974, "Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1974", which Act broadened the scope of the project; increased the authorized limit of cost of the project by $20,900,000, from $47,925,000 to $68,825,000, and provided an additional appropriation of $20,900,000 for the project. The 1973 Authorization Act, as amended, was further amended by Public Law 93-554, approved December 27, 1974, "Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1975", which Act provided for further project modifications and cost escalations; increased the limit of cost of the project by $16,322,000, from $68,825,000 to $85,147,000, and provided an additional appropriation of $16,322,000 for the project. In summary, the total authorized and appropriated for the project to date, amounts to $85,147,000.
The following statements show the status of work, phasing of work, and projected time
Status of Work under Project
Estimate 1980 #14 - General Statement
Status of Work under Project (continued)
Competitive bids were received and opened August 30, 1977 (6 bids received in all) for construction of the superstructure, including structural steel framing, (Phase IV of the project), and a contract in the amount of $34,180,000 was awarded, after postponement due to bid protests received and necessary investigation required for the Architect's determination with respect to the validity of such protests, to Baltimore Contractors, Inc., October 25, 1977, with the approval of the Chairman of the Senate Office Building Commission. The contract, under its terms which allows 900 calendar days for performance after date of notice to proceed, is due for completion April 14, 1980.
Phase V(A), will accomplish the installation of the "roughing-in" of the electrical and
Funding for phase V(B), designed to complete the interior work at a cost of $37,500,000 is
Working drawings for Phase vi, alterations and/or additions to the Dirksen and Russell Buildings, which are not directly related to construction of the Extension, were delayed by a prohibition against proceeding with such planning contained in the 1976 Legislative Branch Appropriation Act but since repealed in the Second Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1976; this plan has been postponed indefinitely pending a decision regarding general alterations to the existing buildings.
The current projected occupancy date is mid 1982.
In connection with this project, it is to be noted that there has been included in the 1980 Budget, as transmitted, request for a Supplemental Appropriation of $49,500,000 for fiscal year 1979 to carry this project to completion and final settlement, including $37,500,000 to complete construction and $12,000,000 for furniture and furnishings. The basis of this submittal is explained in a separate part of the justifications covering 1979 requested Supplementals.
This project was authorized and funded with an appropriation of $350,000 in the Legislative
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