REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR DIVER ASSESSMENT, ARTIFACT EXTRACTION, AND SPECIALIZED MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION OF SITE 1BA704, THE CLOTILDA

RFP Clotilda (002)

Pursuant to Alabama Act No. 2001-956, the State of Alabama, Alabama Historical Commission requests proposals from qualified professionals to provide a diver assessment, artifact extraction, and specialized maritime archaeological testing to determine the condition of submerged archaeological site 1BA704, the Clotilda, and to inform plans for preservation. Due to hazardous conditions on 1BA704, this level of investigation will require industrial level diving and specialized safety protocols. The location of archaeological site 1BA704 is remote and only accessible by boat or barge. The selected contractor will be responsible for all equipment and supplies necessary to conduct the investigation, accommodations for project personnel during field work, as well as providing all transportation to-and-from site.

Questions: Should be addressed to State Archaeologist, Stacye Hathorn. Contact information provided below.
Proposals must be received no later than 17 August 2020

Supply six (6) hard copies AND one digital copy of all required proposal information to:
Alabama Historical Commission Attn: Stacye Hathorn
State Archaeologist 468 South Perry Street
Montgomery, Al 36030-0900
Phone: 334.230.2649
Stacye.Hathorn@ahc.alabama.gov