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REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

   

TO PERFORM DESIGN ENGINEERING SERVICES:

FOR THE CITY OF WATFORD CITY

14TH AVENUE SOUTHEAST CONSTRUCTION

FROM MAIN STREET TO 12TH STREET SOUTHEAST

 

  REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL RELEASE DATE:

JUNE 11TH, 2024

   

 

PROPOSALS MUST BE DELIVERED TO THE CITY ENGINEER BY:

BY 12:00 (NOON) CT JULY 22ND, 2024

 

 

   

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL

TO PERFORM

DESIGN ENGINEERING SERVICES

Watford City will engage the services of a qualified engineering firm to perform professional design engineering and affiliated services on the following project in Watford City scheduled to be constructed in 2025 or 2026.

 

14th Avenue Southeast Construction

From Main Street to 12th Street SE

 

SCOPE OF WORK

 

The project consists of design engineering, surveying, right of way acquiring and platting, private and public utility coordinating, and environmental permitting work to develop plans, specifications, contract documents, cost estimates, and bid documents for the construction of 14th Avenue SE between Main Street and 12th Street SE. The existing road corridor consists of approximately 1,150 ft of scoria and 4,640 ft of turf and ag land.  The corridor crosses Cherry Creek.  The project consists of constructing 14th Avenue SE to a minor arterial asphalt road standard including curb and gutter, shared use path on one side of the road, sanitary sewer, water main appurtenances, street lights,and storm sewer infrastructure. A utility conflict plan shall be developed and provided to utilities prior to plan 90% completion.  The selected Consultant shall also be familiar with setting up Special Improvement Districts and utilizing Special Assessments as a funding source.

 

The City has acquired a portion of the right of way and installed a water main in the project corridor. The plans are available upon request.

 

The project shall be designed per NDDOT standards, City of Watford City LRTP standards, and shall reference NDDOT standard drawings and specifications. The selected Consultant shall work with City Staff to determine any necessary plan notes and standard drawings that do not align with the NDDOT’s.

 

All design and project data will become the property of the City upon completion of the final submittal.

 

PROJECT MILESTONES

 

Project Milestones are proposed and approximate. If milestones are not able to be met, Consultant and City shall work together to update project schedule.

 

1.    Design Task Order Approval:                                     August 2024

2.    Final Plans, Certifications, Permit, etc. Due:             December 2024

3.    Advertise for Bids                                                        January 2024

4.    Construction:                                                               Spring/Summer 2025 or 2026

 

EVALUATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

Engineering firms interested in performing the work shall submit 3 printed copies and 1 electronic copy of their proposals to:

 

Watford City Engineer

PO Box 494

Watford City, ND 58854

14th Avenue Southeast Construction

701-444-8413; jusmith@nd.gov

 

The proposal pages shall be numbered and must be limited to 5 pages (8.5” x 11”) in length. Proposals that exceed the 5-page length requirement will not be considered. The cover letter will not be counted as one of the 5 pages. Watford City will only consider proposals received prior to 12:00 PM CT, July 22nd, 2024. Late proposals will be deemed unresponsive.

 

The firm’s proposal shall include an appendix. The appendix shall include the following in order:

-       Appendix A: A schedule for the project. If accepted the schedule will be included as part of the contract.

 

-       Appendix B: A staffing plan identifying the key project personnel (including titles, education, certifications, and work experience) and their respective roles and responsibilities for the project.

 

Each proposal will be evaluated by a selection committee. Watford City may conduct interviews, if deemed necessary by the selection committee. Firms not selected to be interviewed, if held, will be notified in writing. Selection will be based on the following weighted criteria:

 

Weight

 

o   __15%___ i.    Past performance

o   __10%___ ii.   Ability of professional personnel

o   __15%___ iii.  Willingness to meet time and budget requirements

o   ___5%___ iv.  Location

o   __10%___ v.   Recent, current, and projected workloads of the persons and/or   

                        firms

o   __15%___ vi.  Related experience on similar projects

o   __30%___ vii. Project understanding, issues, and approach

 

Maximum total weight is 100 points.

 

Fees shall be negotiated with the successful firm. If the fee cannot be agreed upon, the City reserves the right to terminate negotiations, and then negotiate with the second and third ranked firms in order, if necessary, until a satisfactory contract has been negotiated.

 

All costs associated with the proposal shall be borne by the proposer. The City reserves the right to reject any and/or all proposals and to not award contracts for any and/or all projects.

 

DISCLOSURE OF PROPOSAL

At the conclusion of the selection process, the contents of all proposals will be subject to North Dakota's Open Records Law and may be open to inspection by interested parties. Any information included in the proposal that the proposing party believes to be a trade secret or proprietary information must be clearly identified in the proposal. Any identified information recognized as such and protected by law may be exempt from disclosure.

 

CONSULTANT EMAIL CONTACTS

 

If necessary, please update contact information for receiving RFPs via email.

 

PROJECTS MAY BE ADDED OR WITHDRAWN SUBJECT TO THE AUTHORIZATION AND AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS.





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