US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website

Finding Contract Opportunities with the Rock Island District

Below are some basic tips for finding contracting opportunities with the USACE Rock Island District through beta.SAM.gov

SEARCHING:

  1. Visit the website beta.SAM.gov 
  2. Next to the search box where it says I’m looking for... use the drop-down menu to change the option from All Award Data to Contract Opportunities.
  3. DO NOT put anything in the search box, just click Search.
  4. Once on the Contract Opportunities page, enter W912EK* into the Keywords box to narrow the opportunities to those found in the Rock Island District.
  5. Then change the Sort By drop-down menu to Last Updated Date to display the most recent opportunities available.  

NOTE: This new system no longer has functionality to drill down from Army to a specific District office.

SAVING SEARCHES:

  • Once a search has been completed, users can save the search by clicking Save Search icon. 
  • To be automatically be notified of new opportunities associated with a saved search, locate the search in your saved search listing. Click on the Actions drop-down menu next to the search and select Notify. Search results will be sent once a day to your registered email address at 9 p.m. EST.

NOTE: Users must be signed into their beta.SAM.gov account to save a search.

WATCHING OPPORTUNITIES: 

To "watch" an opportunity, click on the opportunity title to open the full view then click Follow icon in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.  This will provide the user with automatic email notifications when changes or updates are made to the followed notice.

NOTE: Users must be signed into their beta.SAM.gov account to follow an opportunity.

INTERESTED VENDORS LIST (IVL):

This function has not changed much from the previous fbo.gov system however be aware that if you are following an opportunity, you will get notifications anytime a company adds themselves to the IVL. 

NOTE: Users must be signed into their beta.SAM.gov account to view/add to the Interested Vendors List.


OTHER ITEMS OF NOTE: 

  • Saved searches and watched solicitations from FBO.gov did NOT transfer to beta.SAM.gov.
  • If you think you should be seeing a posting, but can’t find it with either of the search options above or any other search filter, feel free to reach out to contact us at cemvr-sb-web@usace.army.mil.
  • Feel free to reach out to us at the email listed about with questions, concerns or feedback about the new beta.SAM.gov system. 

Contact Information

Rock Island District Contracting Office
Phone: (309) 794-5628
Fax: (309) 794-5172
cemvr-ct-web@usace.army.mil

Mailing Address (regular mail):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island
ATTN: Contracting
Clock Tower Building
P.O. Box 2004
Rock Island, IL  61204-2004

Mailing Address (FedEx, UPS):
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island
ATTN: Contracting
Clock Tower Building
1500 Rock Island Drive
Rock Island, IL  61201