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CLOSED-SDOT 14-108 ADA Self Evaluation – Supplemental Survey

Original Date Posted: November 25, 2014 1:22 pm


Due Date: December 16, 2014 at6 4:00PM

CITY OF SEATTLE
REQUEST FOR STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS
CONSULTANT SERVICES 

Project:  SDOT 14-108 ADA Self Evaluation – Supplemental Survey

The City of Seattle, through Seattle Department of Transportation, requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified engineering firms for SDOT 14-108 ADA Self Evaluation – Supplemental Survey.

This contract is estimated to be up to $750,000 with the time of performance expected to be between March 2015 and December 2015.  Additional phases may be added at a future date to include additional sidewalk surveys for up to an additional $750,000 depending on performance and available budget.

In compliance with the 1992 American Disabilities Act, the City of Seattle is required to undertake a comprehensive survey of our facilities and services and determine all aspects that are non-compliant. In 2008, an inventory was undertaken to determine curb ramp locations and perform sidewalk assessment. This scope of work shall entail supplementing the data SDOT currently has to create a more comprehensive picture to aid in the creation of a Transition Plan.  This would include but not be limited to:

Infrastructure Elements Requiring Re-evaluation and Verification

  • Locations where ramps exist and don’t exist (including traffic islands)
  • Configuration (including islands and cut-throughs)
  • Standard Plan Ramp Type
  • Curb Ramp Install Date
  • Detectable Warnings (Color, Material, and Mount Type)
  • Condition Assessment & Assessment Date2

Additional Proposed Infrastructure Elements

  • Ramp Width, Running Slope and Cross Slop
  • Surface Type
  • Location of Ramps relative to Marked Crosswalks
  • Lower Landing (adequate clear space, running slope, counter slop tot ramp, and non-standard transition)
  • Flare Slope
  • Upper Landing (adequate clear space and slopes)
  • Elevation change at bottom of ramp
  • Evaluation of Existence of Maximum Extent Feasible (MEF) conditions
  • Inventory of known triggered, but not installed curb ramps

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:  Ryan Hawkes, 700 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3800, P. O. Box 34996, Seattle, Washington  98124-4996 by 4:00 p.m., December 16, 2014. 

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

 


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