NOTICE FOR CONSULTING SERVICES
Notice is hereby given by the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, that consulting services will be utilized for six inspection projects per the current National Bridge Inspection Standards and may include design plans for repairs, for the following projects:
1) Six Year Inspection Project for East Huntington Cable-Stay Bridge, Cabell County, carrying WV106 over various city streets, state routes and the Ohio River. The bridge has eighteen piers, one abutment and one tower. The eighteen span structure has two two-span continuous girders spans, one three-span continuous girder span, one six-span continuous girder span, three cast in-place concrete box segments and main cable-stay span with an overall length of 3155’-6”. The bridge carries two lanes of traffic with overall width of 33 feet.
2) Six Year Inspection Project for Phill G. McDonald, Raleigh County, carrying I-64 over Glade Creek. The bridge has four piers and two abutments. The five span structure has two simple span welded plate girders and a 1904’-0” deck span truss with an overall length of 2109’-0”. The bridge carries two 36’-0” roadways separated by a two foot-wide concrete median.
3) Six Year Inspection Project for Nine Bigley Interchange Bridges, Kanawha County, carrying I-64 and I77 over various city streets, railroad tracks, and state routes. The interchange has 10 abutments, 97 piers, and 102 girder spans with an overall length of 12,759'. The bridges carry one or more lanes of traffic with overall widths from about 30' to about 70'.
4) Six Year Inspection Project for Fifth Street Bridge, State Project, Wood County, carrying WV14 over CSX railroad tracks, city streets and the Little Kanawha River. The 905 foot long bridge consists of a north and south approach span and a main river crossing span (Span Ten). The north approach (Spans One through Nine) have a total of nine spans made up of a five span continuous section, a single simple span section, and a three span continuous section. The south approach (Spans Eleven through Fourteen) is made up of a four span continuous section. The main river crossing span is a Warren Truss with Verticals. The curb to curb roadway width is 40 feet.
5) Six Year Inspection Project for 35th Street Bridge and Ramps A and B, Kanawha County, carrying County Route 60/63 over the Kanawha River, city streets, a state highway, and one set of railroad tracks. The bridge and ramps have 16 girder spans, 15 piers, and three abutments with an overall length 2167' 2". The girder spans are 67' 6", 90' 0", 120' 0", 120' 0", 93' 3", 249' 0", 415' 0", 225' 0", 72' 0", 90' 0", 90' 0", 72' 0", 101' 11", 117' 0", 125' 9", and 111' 7". The roadway width varies from 23' to 30'.
6) Six Year Inspection Project for 36th Street (Bob Basil Memorial) Bridge and Ramps C and D, Kanawha County, carrying County Route 60/62 over the Kanawha River, city streets, a state route, and one set of railroad tracks. The bridge and ramps have 13 girder spans, 11 piers, and two abutments with an overall length of 1822' 8". The girder spans are 83' 0", 106' 0", 106' 0", 83' 0", 100' 0", 210' 0", 420' 0", 210' 0", 111' 3", 82' 6", 111' 8", 101' 2", and 94' 1". The roadway width varies from about 25' to about 50'.
Additional information may be obtained on each bridge by contacting Chad Robinson, Maintenance Division, Evaluation Section at (304) 558-9544 or via e‑mail at Chad.E.Robinson@wv.gov.
The above projects are currently scheduled for work to begin in 2017. Single or multiple assignments may be made for this work.
Several of these structures are located on routes in urban and extremely high ADTT areas that will mandate traffic disruption. Progressive and innovative methods of inspection access will be considered in the selection process.
Firms interested in being considered for this project must submit a letter of interest and unpriced prospectus to Mr. Kyle Stollings, Director, Maintenance Division, West Virginia Division of Highways, Building Five, Room A-350, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0430 or via e-mail to DOHMaintenanceLOQ@wv.gov prior to 4:00 p.m., May 20, 2016.
As a minimum, the prospectus will include the following items for evaluation:
1) A completed copy of the Division’s Consultant Confidential Qualification Questionnaire, if not already on file, dated January 1, 2016 or later.
2) Overall capabilities to perform the work, including workforce available to assign to the project, personnel qualifications, and present workload.
3) Location of office in which the work will be performed.
4) Type of work anticipated to be sub-contracted or performed by a sub-consultant.
5) Indication of whether a cost accounting system has been maintained and is in effect such that it is capable of segregating and identifying accumulating costs for each job that is performed under cost type projects.
6) A completed copy of the Division’s Short List Selection Criteria Technical Evaluation form limited to a single page of data. Cross-referencing on this form to other parts of the prospectus is not acceptable.
7) Indication of the project(s) for which the firm is submitting information for consideration. If the submission is for all projects, a statement to that effect shall be made and a detailed listing shall not be required.
Prior to entering into contract negotiations, the selected firm and any sub-consultants shall submit a current audited overhead rate computation performed by a state or federal government agency or independent CPA firm. The submitted overhead audit shall contain a detailed exhibit of the computations with all applicable eliminations and references.
The audit shall be done in accordance with Government Auditing Standards issued by the Comptroller General of the United States and all eliminations required by the Federal Acquisitions Regulations will be made. This requirement will be waived for the selected firm or any sub-consultant when its portion of the fee for the project is less than One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000.00). In such instances, a company computed overhead rate may be utilized.
A single letter of interest and unpriced prospectus is required regardless of the number of projects requested by the firm for consideration.
It is the policy of the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways that disadvantaged and women-owned business enterprises shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with federal funds.