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CLOSED-Next Generation ITS, RFQ-SDOT-14-068

Original Date Posted: July 15, 2014 12:50 pm


Due Date: July 15, 2014 and July 21, 2014.

 

CITY OF SEATTLE

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS

CONSULTANT SERVICES

Project:  SDOT 14-068 NEXT GENERATION ITS – CENTER CITY

The City of Seattle, through Seattle Department of Transportation, requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineering firms for SDOT 14-068 Next Generation ITS – Center City.

This contract is estimated to be up to $500,000 with the time of performance expected to be between August 29, 2014 and December 31, 2015.  This consultant request (Phase 1), Central Business District (CBD) retiming effort is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2015. SDOT’s overall project (Phases 1-2) is anticipated to complete at end of 2017.  Depending on performance and budget, the contract may be extended to include future Phase 2.

The purpose of this Project is to develop and introduce enhanced signal timing models that respond to real-time traffic volume and travel time data and automatically changes signal timing patterns for Seattle’s Center City area. This project will also install dynamic lane management signs at selected locations to improve traffic by changing permitted lane usage at key locations depending on traffic volumes.  This project includes re-timing 300 signals, signal control software development, and upgrading signal equipment at 20 intersections. The project area is bounded by the Alaskan Way to the west, Jackson Street to the south, Denny Way to the north and I-5 to the east.  SDOT wants to evaluate an alternative approach that triggers patterns dynamically in response to real-time traffic volume and travel time data.  The Consultant will facilitate the analysis of existing conditions and development of new or refined timing by acting as an extension of SDOT’s Traffic Management Center (TMC) staff.

Interested qualified consultants request the Request for Qualifications packet at the following address: https://www.ebidexchange.com/seattle.

NOTE: YOU MUST FORMALLY REGISTER AT EBID IF YOU WISH TO RECEIVE ADDENDUMS.

The Request for SOQ’s packet includes a more detailed Scope of Work, administrative requirements such as subconsulting, insurance, selection process, schedule, etc.

SOQ’s must be received by the Seattle Department of Transportation, Attention:  Sonia Palma, 700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3800, P. O. Box 34996, Seattle, Washington  98124-4996 by 4:00 p.m., August 5, 2014.

Any questions regarding this Request for SOQ’s may be submitted via eBid eXchange.  Response to questions will be provided via eBid Addendum.

Dates of publication: July 15, 2014 and July 21, 2014.