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September 23, 2013
Base and Four Option Years NTE $15,000,000.00
Vanasse Hangen Bruslin, Inc
8300 Boone Boulevard
Vienna, Virginia 22182
Added: Nov 29, 2012 4:06 pmThe Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Lands Highway (FLH), Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division (EFLHD), anticipates awarding multiple Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contracts (IDIQC) for providing Transportation Planning, Traffic Monitoring and Data Program Support Services, Traffic Counting, Asset Management, and other engineering services described in this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) in connection with the preparation of transportation studies and reports, project development activities, deployment of traffic counting and monitoring equipment and similar activities associated with Federal Land Management Agencies (FLMA) such as the National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Forest Service (USFS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE), etc. and other state, local, or other special-purpose governmental type units (such as municipal authorities) within the United States and its territories. The intent is for these contracts to be used by Eastern, Central, and Western Federal Lands Highway Division offices.
The types of work the Architectural/Engineering firms (A/E) may be required to perform under this contract are generally anticipated to include but are not limited to the following:
1. Transportation and Urban Planning including Long Range Transportation Planning Support, Management System Support to integrate all management systems (including Pavement, Bridge, Congestion, and Safety Management Systems) into a priority setting/project selection tool for the expenditure of future funds,
This contract may require the provision of occasional design services including survey and plans, cost estimates, and specification preparation to be performed or approved by a licensed/registered professional engineer in the state or territory of the work location. All engineering work performed by the A/E shall be performed under the direction of a U.S. registered professional engineer (PE) and/or other registered/certified professionals as required. All non-engineer work performed by the A/E shall be under the direction of a professional engineer (PE) or other experienced registered/certified professionals as required.
The proposed work may extend over several fiscal years, involving projects at various stages, which will require that the selected firm(s) must be capable of providing and managing a multi-disciplinary team from within the firm or in conjunction with sub-consultants. The A/E will need to have direct contact with federal and/or state or local regulatory agencies to assure compliance with all applicable regulations, codes, and policies.
The following professional disciplines are required to be on the team of the A/E or qualifying subcontractors thereof: Highway Engineer, Community Impact Specialist, Community Planner, Geographic Information Systems Specialist, Pavement Engineer, Graphic Designer, Marketing Specialist, Public Participation/Information Specialist, Traffic Operations Engineer, ITS Specialist, Highway Safety Specialist, Transit Planner, Transportation Engineer/ Planner, Asset Management Specialist, and Visitor Use Planning Specialist. One or more Standard Form (SF) 330's should be provided to document the availability of the defined professional disciplines on the team of the A/E firm or qualifying subcontractors thereof. For each professional discipline provide a name and resume in Section E of the SF 330's. The Key Personnel named in Section E will be required to work on any future task orders unless a substitution is approved by the Contracting Officer in advance.
Familiarity with the latest version of Microsoft office and other state of the practice planning and analysis software applications is required.
The purpose of this procurement is to select three (3) or more highly qualified firms to provide these planning, traffic monitoring, safety, pavement design, asset management, and other services defined in this request for qualifications (RFQ).
A/E selection procedures will be used and selection will be non-project specific through the pre-selection and interview process. The firms will be selected based upon data contained within their Standard Form 330. Pre-selection and final selection will be based on the following criteria:
(1) Past performance on contracts involving the work described in this RFQ in terms of cost control, quality of work, quality assurance and quality control procedures, and compliance with performance schedules. Any past performance references or documentation submitted must include Point(s) of Contact, current and valid e-mail address(es), and current and valid phone number(s). Include any relevant awards and/or recognition received within the last 5 years. Maximum of 40 points.
(2) Specialized experience and technical competence of the firm's team in the type of work described in the RFQ. Provide Example Projects in Section F of the SF 330's in the areas of transportation planning, ITS, traffic monitoring, engineering, & data programs engineering, asset management type projects, and other described services in this RFQ that have been undertaken or completed within the past 5 years. Maximum 25 points.
(3) Capacity of the firm's team (including multiple firms) to accomplish the work in the required time; number of qualified staff available considering their current work load, subcontractor support, if identified. Include discussion of and demonstrate the team's ability to deploy and manage teams in multiple locations to meet program schedules. Maximum 20 points.
(4) Professional qualifications of the personnel necessary for satisfactory performance. Number of years of experience and education of the proposed staff, years of experience of staff with current firm, support staff, overall experience of the proposed overall contract project manager and each defined project manager for the planning, pavement design, traffic monitoring, safety and transportation operations, ITS, and asset management service areas, and other services in this RFQ. Maximum 15 points.
No solicitation package is available. The successful firms will be awarded IDIQCs based solely on data contained in their SF330s, references, and presentations of pre-selected firms. The SF330's will be evaluated first and firms will be selected for a pre-selection list and invited to the Sterling, VA office to give presentations and answer questions. SF 330's are available on the U.S. General Services Administration website at: http://www.gsa.gov/forms/. Alternate forms and formats may be submitted, provided that the applicable information from the SF 330 is included. Once the presentations are completed, the Government will select the most highly qualified firms. After successful negotiations with each of the firms, individual IDIQ contract will be awarded. All Task Orders issued under the IDIQCs will be firm-fixed price. The individual Task Orders will be negotiated and issued based upon the terms of the IDIQC when services are required for a specific project(s). The Contract will have a minimum guaranteed amount of $3,000.00 for the base year and a maximum amount of $3,000,000.00 per year. The maximum amount for the total contract is $15,000,000.00.
Interested firms having the capabilities for this work are invited to submit Part I of the SF 330 for the prime and/or joint venture firm, and Part II of the SF 330 for each member of the proposed team or subcontractors, by addressing a transmittal letter to the office shown. Joint Ventures must also submit a copy of the Joint Venture Agreement. The SF 330 should be completed per the instructions on the form and may be expanded, if necessary, to address the selection criteria fully.
Although this solicitation is open to all firms, the following is provided for Minority, Women-owned, and Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE's). The Department of Transportation (DOT) offers working capital financing assistance for transportation related contracts. DOT's Short Term Lending Program (STLP) offers lines of credit to finance accounts receivable. Maximum line of credit is $750,000 with interest at the prime rate. For further information, call (800) 532 1169 or 202-366-1930. Internet address: http://osdbuweb.dot.gov
Important Subcontracting Plans Requirements
If a large business is selected, they will comply with Federal Acquisition Regulations Part 19 regarding the requirement for a small business sub-contracting plan. Architect-Engineering (A/E) procedures will be used to select the firm, which must be capable of providing highway and/or bridge design related engineering services either independently or in conjunction with subcontractors. Important Payment Requirements: In accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart part 4.1102, prospective contractors will be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to award of a contract. Also FAR clause 52.232-33 (Oct 2003) requires CCR registration for payment. CCR registration is available on line at the following Internet web address: www.sam.gov.
This procurement is being made under the North American Industry Classification Code 541330. Architect-Engineer selection procedures will be used and selection will be non-project specific through the pre-selection and interview stage. Annual Representations and Certifications FAR 52.204-8 (May 2012). The Representations and Certifications must be filled-in online at http://sam.gov/. The required Annual Form Vets-100 must also be filled-in online at http://vets100.dol.gov per FAR 52.222-37.
Provide the primary firms Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number in the cover letter. Submittals are due by no later than January 8, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., local time; send one (1) CD with an electronic version of the firm's completed SF330, one (1) original (clearly labeled) and seven (7) copies of the submittals to:
Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division
Please send all questions concerning this project to email@example.com. Include the solicitation number, project name and number, requesting firm and address, a point of contact and telephone number. Requests for 'faxing' or overnight mailing will not be accepted.
Clearly label the envelope with reference to DTFH71-13-R-00005 in a prominent location. All firms will be notified of the results approximately 60 days after the closing date.
Added: Dec 19, 2012 4:21 pmPlease see amendment for change details.
Added: Jan 15, 2013 4:28 pmChange the due date of submittals from January 18, 2013 to January 23, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. EST.
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Description: Questions and Answers to Solicitation DTFH71-13-R-00005: Transportation Planning, Pavement Design, Performance Management, Traffic Monitoring, Safety Reports & Studies, and Asset Management
January 14, 2013
January 15, 2013
Short List Firms
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April 9, 2013
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Description: Short Listed firms for DTFH71-13-R-00005 - Transportation Planning, Pavement Design, Performance Management, Traffic Monitoring, Safety Reports & Studies and Asset Management Indefinite Delivery, indefinite Quantity Contracts - Full & Open Competition.
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, Virginia 20166
United States and its territories
Jason L. Albright,
Original Posted Date:
November 29, 2012
September 25, 2013
Original Response Date:
Jan 08, 2013 11:59 pm Eastern
Automatic, 15 days after award date
October 24, 2013
Original Set Aside:
C -- Architect and engineering services
541 -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services/541330 -- Engineering Services