The District of Columbia Office of Contracting and Procurement (“OCP”), for and on behalf of The District of Columbia Department of Transportation (“DDOT”), pursuant to the Procurement Practices Reform Act of 2010 (“PPRA”), and 27 D.C.M.R §§ 2600 – 2699, is issuing this Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) to solicit Statements of Qualifications (“SOQ”s) from engineering firms (“Offerors”) interested in providing professional engineering services for administration, preparation of design plans and specifications and related services as a design consultant (“Consultant”) for certain Feeders of the DC PLUG program (the “Project”).
Consultant selection will be made using a qualifications-based process. The two most highly qualified Offerors will be selected for award of an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (“IDIQ”) contract. Each of the two awarded contracts could contemplate delivery of at least one electrical feeder undergrounding civil design and a potential maximum of four such task orders between the two contracts.
Program Goals and Objectives:
Program Scope: The DC PLUG program intends to replace up to 30 existing overhead power lines with new underground feeders and associated equipment. The selected feeders are in District Wards 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8. The electric distribution system in Wards 1, 2 and 6 is already largely underground. The program is separated into three Biennial Plans, with each plan requiring formal application and approval by the DC Public Service Commission (“PSC”). The First Biennial Plan provided for six new underground electric feeders for selected primary mainline and lateral portions.
Scope of Basic Services.
Provide design Consultant services, pursuant to task orders, including, without limitation, the following:
a. Project Administration Services
b. Feeder Civil Construction Design
d. Construction Documents
e. Bidding and Negotiation Phase Services
f. Engineering Support Services
g. Engineer of Record Construction Administration Phase Support
Responsibilities of Consultant.
The Consultant shall perform its services consistent with the skill and care ordinarily provided by civil general engineering consultants practicing in major urban areas on projects of a similar type, cost, and size. The Consultant shall perform its services as expeditiously as is consistent with such skill and care and the orderly progress of the Project
Pre-proposal Conference Date and Time:
5/16/2019 10:30:00 am
Pre-proposal Conference Location:
District Department of Transportation
55 M St. SE, Washington, DC 20003