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CLOSED-23-043QP Streetcar Switch Heaters Design Services (FTA)

Original Date Posted: October 11, 2023 8:00 am

Due Date:

by November 8, 2023 @ 4PM

23-043QP Streetcar Switch Heaters Design Services (FTA)

The City of Seattle, through the Seattle Department of Transportation, requests Statements of Qualifications from qualified firms to provide preliminary engineering through final design as well as design services during vendor solicitation and construction management. The categories of consulting services that may be needed for this project include, but are not limited to: project management, review of existing system, survey, civil design, electrical design, mechanical design, cost estimating, coordination with other local agencies, constructability review, plans, specifications, and engineer’s estimate, and design support during vendor solicitation and constructions.

This contract is estimated to be up to $350,000 with an anticipated time of performance between Q2 2024 to Q3 2025. This project is anticipated to be federally funded in part through the FTA. This project has an assigned DBE 1.5% Goal.

An online Pre-Submittal meeting is scheduled for October 27, 2023 @ 10AM.Additional details available on Bonfire.

Interested qualified consultants may access the Request for Qualifications packet at City of Seattle’s Procurement Portal (, including Evaluation Criteria and Submittal Information. Consultants must register with a free account at Bonfire to access Solicitation documents and receive Addenda.

Electronic Submittals must be uploaded to Bonfireby November 8, 2023 @ 4PM.

Any questions regarding this Request for Qualification must be submitted via Bonfire. Response to questions will be provided via Bonfire.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The City of Seattle in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Tom Hewitt at or by calling 206-615-1974.

Title VI Statement

The CITY OF SEATTLE, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Dates of publication: October 11 and October 18.

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