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CLOSED-On-Call Water Main Rehab Planning & Design Services; SPU RFQ/Contract# 22-269-S

Original Date Posted: February 15, 2023 7:30 am

Due Date:

12:00 PM Pacific Time on Friday, March 17, 2023

Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for
On-Call Water Main Rehab Planning & Design Services
SPU RFQ/Contract# 22-269-S

The City of Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is requesting qualifications from qualified consultants to support the SPU Project Delivery and Engineering Branch (PDEB) in providing project delivery services to the SPU Water Line of Business (WLOB) in support of SPU’s Water Main Rehabilitation Program. SPU is seeking to select up to three (3) Consultant Teams for a period of five (5) years. The initial On-Call Contract authorization is anticipated to start at $5,000,000 per Consultant Team selected over the five-year contract period. Depending on the Consultant Team’s performance and SPU’s need, each contract authorization may be amended to be increased up to $10,000,000 or greater. Selected Consultant Teams may be assigned to provide planning, preliminary engineering, design, drafting, technical support, permitting and environmental compliance support, bidding support, construction support, commissioning, project management, community engagement, and/or closeout services as part of the contract.

Interested consultants are encouraged to review the RFQ, background documents, and any RFQ addenda online at You must log in to register for Bid Events and to view Bid Question and Response information.

The deadline for submitting Qualifications is 12:00 PM Pacific Time on Friday, March 17, 2023, electronic only via e-mail to

SPU PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE:  An optional pre-submittal conference will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 from 1PM to 2PM Pacific Time, via MS Teams Meeting number (access code): 294 202 521 055, meeting password: sbDGMx at URL:

Or join by phone at one of the following: 206-686-8357; 44071421#. SPU will review the scope of work, consultant expectations, and answer questions from the prospective bidders. Although attendance at this meeting is not mandatory, attendance is highly encouraged.

Written questions related to this RFQ are encouraged and shall be directed to Jamie Cortez, Contract Administrator & SPU’s designated contact person, at To facilitate preparation of responses to questions, please submit questions by no later than 12:00 PM Pacific Time on Friday, March 3, 2023. All responses to questions will be posted at

The City of Seattle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and selection of the Consultant is subject to applicable laws and ordinances regarding equal opportunity employment.

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