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CITY OF SEATTLE NOTICE TO CONSULTANTS FOR RFQ 24-014QP CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES PACKAGE (FHWA)

Original Date Posted: May 15, 2024 8:00 am


Due Date:

by June 6, 2024 at 4PM

The City of Seattle, through its Department of Transportation (SDOT) solicits interest from qualified consulting firms with expertise in Construction Management Services to provide support for an assortment of capital projects anticipated to have Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) funds. The professional services sought include construction engineering, resident engineering, general inspectors, specialty inspectors (primarily archaeological), office engineers with administrative support and document control, and public outreach support. Consultant staff will support SDOT’s in-house construction management staff, which is led by the SDOT Construction Engineer. Services are for construction management phase only.

Project Description: SDOT has identified the following list of potential FHWA funded projects. The services assigned against this contract will be standalone negotiated hourly rate contract between the City and Consultant over scope, budget, and schedule with each completed negotiation documented, authorized, and issued to the Consultant via Contract Supplement. The scope, schedule, and budget for these projects will vary. There is no minimum guarantee of work from this solicitation. The approximate individual project budgets for the five (5) listed projects range from $70,000 to $1,500,000. The City anticipates the awarding of one contract from this solicitation starting in Q3 2024 and ending in Q3 2028 with the option to extend if needed.

  1. STIP SEA-253 Denny Way Preservation: Grind and overlay asphalt pavement between 5th Ave and Stewart Ave (including Yale Ave).
  2. STIP SEA-235A Alaskan Way Protected Bike Lane: This project will build a protected bike lane on Alaskan Way between Virginia St and Broad St. The project includes adjusting the current lane widths to accommodate the new bike lane.
  3. STIP SEA-255 Beacon Ave S and 15th Ave S Safety: Project will construct a protected bike lane along Beacon Ave S between S Spokane St and 15th Ave S, on 15th Ave S. between Beacon Ave S and 14th Ave S, and on Golf Dr S between 15th Ave S and S Charles St. Scope elements include curb and gutter, sidewalk, curb ramps, storm drainage improvements, concrete and asphalt paving, tree pits, signal modifications and pavement markings.
  4. STIP SEA-247 Pedestrian Refuge Islands: Improve pedestrian safety at unsignalized intersections through installation of 8 pedestrian refuge islands. One location will require a new ADA compliant ramp.
  5. STIP SEA 234 Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and Wayfinding Expansion: The project will expand the City’s TDM programs to reach key underserved travel markets or not currently served. It will implement Seattle Pedestrian Wayfinding Plan around major event destinations in the Downtown Seattle Regional Growth Center to support walking between major transit hubs and end destinations.

DBE goals will be set per project. The first two projects assigned (STIP SEA-253 and SEA-255) are listed above and each project has a mandatory DBE 19% Goal.

Consultants will be evaluated and ranked on qualifications of key personnel, firm experience, ability to meet schedule, approach to work, familiarity with WSDOT/FHWA standards, past performance, and approach to meet the DBE goal.

Consultants must register with a free account at Bonfire, SDOT’s Procurement Portal (https://cityofseattle.bonfirehub.com/), to access solicitation documents, meeting links, and submit their response. A virtual pre-submittal meeting is scheduled for May 22, 2024 at 9AM. Electronic Submittals must be uploaded to Bonfire by June 6, 2024 at 4PM.

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 DOT_ADAProgram@Seattle.gov 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.

All prospective consultants are advised that federally funded projects will be held to federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) requirements.

Dates of publication: May 15 and May 22, 2024


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