FY19 STATE BRIDGE INSPECTION, Key No. 18974

Agency: State Government of Idaho
State: Idaho
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • C - Architect and Engineering Services - Construction
  • H - Quality Control, Testing, and Inspection Services
Opps ID: NBD00168624849392029
Posted Date: Jan 22, 2019
Due Date: Jan 29, 2019
Source: Members Only

FY19 STATE BRIDGE INSPECTION, Key No. 18974
FY19 LOCAL BRIDGE INSPECTION, Key No. 20152
Bridge Load Rating Services
Statewide
Posted Date: January 8, 2019
Due Date: January 29, 2019

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IDAHO TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
FOR
STATEWIDE BRIDGE LOAD RATING
PROJECT NOS. A018(974) AND A020(152)
KEY NOS. 18974 AND 20152
January 8, 2019
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Table of Contents
General Information
Preparation Instructions
Evaluation Criteria
Scope of Work
The following items are not included in this package, but can be located at the following
web site:
http://itd.idaho.gov/business/?target=consultant-agreements
General Information and Requirements
Sample Agreement and Consultant Agreement Specifications
Federal Per Diem Rates
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and Other Responsibility Matters form
Statewide Bridge Load Rating
Key Nos. 18974 and 20152
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GENERAL INFORMATION
PROPOSAL
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is seeking qualified and experienced respondents
from interested firms to submit a proposal to provide load rating services for up to 600 bridges
throughout the State of Idaho. The work will be for fiscal year 2019, with the possibility of
extending the contract into fiscal year 2020. ITD will consider contracting with multiple
consultants depending on each firm’s specific qualifications in meeting the criteria listed below
and how the firm is able to schedule and produce the work.
GENERAL TERMS
This Request for Proposals (RFP) does not commit ITD to enter into an agreement or to pay any
costs incurred in the preparation of a proposal or in subsequent negotiations.
REVISIONS TO RFP
All addenda to this solicitation will be posted on the Consultant Services web page. No notice will
be given by mail.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS BY ITD
The issuance of this RFP does not constitute an assurance by ITD that any contract will actually
be entered into by ITD, and expressly reserves the right to:
Waive any immaterial defect or informality in any response or response procedure
Reject any and all proposals
Reissue the Request for Proposals
Invite additional respondents to the proposal
Request additional information and data from any or all respondents
Extend the date for submission of responses
Supplement, amend, or otherwise modify the RFP, and cancel this request with or
without the substitution of another RFP
Disqualify any respondent who fails to provide information or data requested herein or
who provides inaccurate or misleading information or data
Disqualify any respondent on the basis of any real or apparent conflict of interest
By responding to this proposal, each respondent agrees that any finding by ITD of any fact in
dispute as to this proposal or the responses thereto shall be final and conclusive, except as
provided herein.
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CONFLICT OF INTEREST
By the submission of a proposal, the Consultant agrees to ensure that, at the time of contracting,
the Consultant will have no interest, direct or indirect, that would conflict in any manner or
degree with the performance of the Consultant’s obligations under the Agreement. The
Consultant shall further covenant that, in the performance of the contract, the Consultant shall
not employ any person, or subcontract with any entity, having any such known interest.
EEO REQUIREMENTS
Respondent, by submission of a proposal, agrees to not discriminate against any worker,
employee, application subcontractor or any member of the public because of race, color, gender,
age, national origin, or disability, or otherwise commit an unfair employment practice.
Respondent further agrees to comply with all Federal, State, and Local equal employment
opportunity requirements and the requirements of the ITD EEO Special Provisions, accessible at
the following web site: http://apps.itd.idaho.gov/apps/ocr/index.aspx.
All firms who seek to work for the Idaho Transportation Department are required to be registered
on ITD’s Bidders List. If your firm is not registered, go to the following web site for
instructions: http://apps.itd.idaho.gov/apps/ocr/index.aspx. Your subconsultants are also
required to be registered. For further information regarding this requirement, call the ITD EEO
Office at (208) 334-8884.
DBE PARTICIPATION:
In an effort to achieve ITD’s DBE Annual Participation Goal (APG) of 8.3% utilization, ITD
respectfully requests and encourages responder to consider utilizing subcontractors and suppliers
listed on our DBE Directory located at: https://itd.dbesystem.com . For more information
regarding ITD’s DBE Program, please contact Elizabeth “Liz” Healas at
Elizabeth.Healas@itd.idaho.gov or (208) 334-8567.
FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS
Prior to negotiating an agreement, the selected consultant and their subconsultants will be
required to submit certified hourly rates and their last years’ financial information and overhead
schedule in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) and the ITD Overhead
Rate Policy. The Overhead Rate Policy can be viewed at the following web site:
http://itd.idaho.gov/business/?target=consultant-agreements .
PROPRIETARY MATERIAL
ITD assumes no liability for disclosure of proprietary material submitted by respondents. Proposal
submittals shall be considered public documents under applicable state law except to the extent
portions of the submittals are otherwise protected under applicable law.
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CERTIFICATION REGARDING DEBARMENT
All proposals must contain a signed Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, and other
Responsibility Matters form for the prime and each subconsultant.
The certification form is located on the Consultant Services web page at
http://itd.idaho.gov/business/?target=consultant-agreements .
PROPOSAL EVALUATION AND SELECTION
An Evaluation Committee will evaluate and determine the individual and comparative merits of
each of the proposals received. It is the responsibility of the Consultant to ensure that it complies
with this RFP and provides the information requested. If the Consultant fails to provide any
information requested in this RFP, such failure may result in either a lowered evaluation score of
the proposal or disqualification of the proposal.
It is the intent of the department to take approximately fifteen days, commencing on the
submission date shown below, to evaluate the submitted proposals. The department intends to
notify the successful and unsuccessful Consultants as soon as practicable after the evaluations
have been completed, and after approval has been given on the Evaluation Committee’s
recommendations.
As part of the selection process, the top-ranked firms may be required, at their expense, to give a
presentation and/or answer interview questions.
If your firm is selected and approved, negotiations will begin. If negotiations break down with a
selected Consultant, they will be formally ended and negotiations will begin with the next ranked
Consultant.
CONTACT INFORMATION
All questions concerning the procedures of this request for proposal shall be directed to Holly
McClure at ITD via email at Holly.Mcclure@itd.idaho.gov.
All project specific questions shall be directed by e-mail to Dan Gorley at
Dan.Gorley@itd.idaho.gov . No questions will be accepted by telephone. All questions will be
responded to by e-mail, within two days of receipt of the question(s).
Interested firms are encouraged to submit a contact e-mail address to Mr. Gorley with a request
to be included on an electronic mailing list. Firms on the mailing list will receive copies of the
response to all project questions submitted. No firms will be identified in the responses. No
project specific questions will be accepted after January 22, 2019.
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