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24-013QP – Gateway Park N and 8th Ave S Remediation

Original Date Posted: July 2, 2024 8:00 am

Due Date:

by 5:00PM PST on July 26, 2024

24-013QP – Gateway Park N and 8th Ave S Remediation

The City of Seattle, through Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), requests Statements of Qualifications (SOQs) from qualified firms to provide Remedial Investigation (RI) and Feasibility Study (FS) services under an upcoming Agreed Order with the Department of Ecology (Ecology).

This includes technical and strategic support for any potential interim actions if required or agreed to by Ecology, and preparing a preliminary Draft Cleanup Action Plan (DCAP) to select a cleanup alternative. The purpose of the RI, FS, and preliminary DCAP for the site is to provide sufficient data, analysis, and evaluations to enable Ecology to select a cleanup alternative for the Site.

SDOT has identified the following core functions in this scope of work. Please refer to the RFQ for the definition of a core function:

  1. Project Management.
  2. Sampling and analysis of environmental media including but not limited to soil, groundwater, and seeps; surface and subsurface sediments; stormwater and catch basin solids to determine whether the stormwater system is a source of contamination to sediments.
  3. Evaluation of the potential to contaminate or re-contaminate sediments, including but not limited to analysis of the following pathways: direct discharges; Stormwater discharges; Overland flow; Groundwater discharges and seeps; Soil erosion; Site operations; Spills, dumping, leaks, housekeeping, and management practices.
  4. Report writing, work plan and report preparation.
  5. Remedial Investigation Work Plan.
  6. Meeting and coordination with Department of Ecology.
  7. Supporting Public Notice and outreach activities as needed.
  8. Ensuring State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) compliance

The City expects to select one qualified consultant team for one contract up to Nine Jundred Thousand Dollars ($900,000).

This is expected to be a four (4) year contract beginning in Q3 2024 covering the Remedial Investigation and Feasibility Study (RI/FS) and draft Cleanup Action Plan (CAP) phases of the cleanup. Schedule is dependent on the date of Agreed Order with the Department of Ecology and is defined by state law. The City will evaluate the option to extend the contract duration depending on performance and the schedule of individual tasks.

An online pre-submittal meeting is scheduled for 2:30PM PST, Tuesday July 9, 2024.Additional details are available on Bonfire, SDOT’s procurement platform.

Electronic submittals must be uploaded to Bonfire by 5:00PM PST on July 26, 2024.

Consultants must register for a free account at Bonfire ( to access solicitation documents, including the RFQ packet, evaluation criteria, additional submittal information, to ask questions, and receive any addenda.

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: July 2 and July 8, 2024.

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