U.S. Department of Energy
DOE Extends Los Alamos National Laboratory Cleanup Bridge Contract

September 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Environmental Management Los Alamos Field Office (EM-LA) extended the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract by a period of six months today. The period of extension is valued at approximately $65 million. With the extension, the contract will expire on March 31, 2018. The contract was originally set to expire on September 30, 2017.

The Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract is a Cost-Plus-Award Fee (CPAF) contract that is for the purpose of providing environmental remediation services at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The cleanup work is segmented into two distinct performance baseline summaries (PBS): Solid Waste Stabilization and Soil and Water Remediation (which includes and Deactivation and Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities).

This extension to the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract is intended to allow DOE to: 1. Facilitate the successful accomplishment of the necessary near-term mission critical work scope with the least amount of disruption; and 2.) Provide the Office of Environmental Management with the time necessary to complete the procurement of the performance-based, longer term Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC).

Los Alamos National Security LLC (LANS), a large business, is the prime contractor. LANS is a consortium of firms which includes Bechtel, AECOM, BWXT Technologies, and the University of California.

LANL is approximately 36 square miles and subdivided into Technical Areas (TA) with sequential numbering. DOE EM-LA is responsible for the large scale legacy environmental cleanup activities at the LANL which is being performed in multiple Technical Areas.

Congressional Email

The Department of Energy has issued an extension to the contract with Los Alamos National Security (LANS) for the continued legacy environmental cleanup work and waste management at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL). The contract extension to the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Bridge Contract (LCBC) will enable the continuation of key scope activities and help ensure a smooth transition to the new Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract (LLCC).

The Department has extended LANS' period of performance six months to end on March 31, 2017. The effective start date of this contract extension is October 1, 2017.

The purpose of this contract is to perform the EM-funded work at LANL outside of the National Nuclear Security Administration Management and Operations) contract, for purposes of serving as a "bridge" to a contractor for the LLCC.

The current LCBC was due to expire September 30, 2017. The total value of this six-month contract extension is at approximately $65 million.

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