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CLOSED-STREETCAR SPOT IMPROVEMENTS ON-CALL; RFQ 17-080

Original Date Posted: March 2, 2018 1:41 pm


Due Date: 4:00 p.m., March 20, 2018

CITY OF SEATTLE
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
CONSULTANT SERVICES
17-080, STREETCAR SPOT IMPROVEMENTS ON-CALL

The City of Seattle, through Seattle Department of Transportation, requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineering firms for 17-080, Streetcar Spot Improvements On-Call.

This contract is estimated to be up to $285,000; multi-year contract with the time of performance expected to be two years, starting second quarter 2018 through first quarter 2020.

SCOPE OF WORK:
A core function is any element of a particular scope of work which SDOT is certain will be performed and completed through this Contract. Consultants shall focus on the core functions when developing meaningful and realistic integration of WMBE roles in proposed Inclusion Plans.

SDOT has identified the following core functions in this scope of work:

  • Train SDOT staff to utilize Transit Analysis Software, VISSIM
  • Concept of Operations Development
  • Alternatives development, analysis, and evaluation
  • Designing signal modifications for transit queue jumps
  • Identifying and designing the connections to existing or proposed facilities for seamless transitions
  • Identification of coordination issues with other stakeholders, WSDOT, KC Metro, etc.
  • Coordination with and consideration of other Modal Plans and other roadway users
  • Traffic signal analysis (LOS) and traffic modeling
  • Data collection (vehicle volumes, classification and lane utilization)
  • Determination of potential ROW needs (both permanent and temporary) and encroachment issues
  • Curb to curb analysis and rechannelization; channelization and signage plans
  • Parking analysis (parking utilization study/report) and parking management strategies
  • Preparation of base map using GIS or aerial photos, or full topographic survey depending upon project scope
  • Intersection and driveway designs; sight distance analysis
  • ITS, traffic signal design
  • Street and pedestrian lighting design
  • Safety analysis
  • Engineer’s estimate
  • Deliverables will include interim design submittal packages

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 sub-consulting, insurance, selection process, schedule, etc.

Hard copy SOQ’s must be received by the Seattle Department of Transportation
Attention: Melissa Enciso
700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3800,
P. O. Box 34996
Seattle, Washington 98124-4996

by 4:00 p.m., March 20, 2018. 

The City allows and will accept an electronic submittal in lieu of an official paper submittal per section 7.8 of the RFQ. 

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: February 27, 2018, and March 1, 2018.


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