WV Transportation

WV Transportation

WV Transportation

WV Department of Transportation

Upcoming Consultant Contract Detail

Status: Closed: Selected

2. AMT
3. CDM Smith
4. CEC
5. CTL
6. GAI
7. GPI
9. ICE
10. MBE
11. Mead & Hunt
12. Michael Baker
13. Mannik Smith
14. RK&K
15. S&ME
16. Specialized
17. Stantec
18. Summit
19. Terracon
20. Terradon
21. Thrasher
22. TRC
23. WRA


Notice is hereby given that consulting services will be utilized by the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, for Statewide Construction Inspection & Quality Assurance Management Services. The work may include but not be limited to project management, project inspection, quality assurance, documentation services, and related duties as required on various construction projects throughout the State. The anticipated duration of the agreement is twenty-four months coincident with the calendar years 2023 & 2024 with the potential for additional (mutually agreeable) twelve-month extensions. It is anticipated that appropriately accredited and qualified inspectors, Levels I-V, for the area of assignment will be required.

The general guidelines for performance of the project inspection are as follows:

1. The consulting engineering services required may consist of project management, inspection, quality assurance, review of CPM schedules and shop drawings, and documentation services.

2. The consultant will supply experienced construction and materials inspection personnel. All inspectors must be certified through WVTRET.

3. The personnel shall have a working knowledge of WVDOT-DOH standards, specifications, WVDOH Traffic Control manual, Materials Certification, materials testing procedures, as well as being certified by the DOH for sampling and testing aggregate, Portland cement concrete, bituminous concrete, compaction testing and possess nuclear certifications in the State of West Virginia. The knowledge and certifications required of a given individual will depend on the specific item(s) being inspected and /or sampled/tested.

4. It is the intent that the majority of the required materials testing be conducted by personnel capable of performing the complete field inspection of the affected items.

5. In addition, the inspectors shall be knowledgeable of good construction and surveying practices and procedures; able to interpret contracts, special provisions, plans and specifications, proposals, able to perform project layout and assist in project finalization; able to exercise good judgment; able to use engineering, testing and office equipment; be accurate and neat in recording data and preparing records and able to maintain a harmonious relationship with the Department, other governmental agencies, contractors, and the public.

6. The consultant will supply all necessary transportation, laptop, and communication devices for its personnel.

7. The Department will supply field offices, storage buildings, and office equipment per normal construction contract specification items or reasonable access to the same as it deems necessary.

8. The Consultant personnel shall be proficient in using AWP and/or SiteManager for preparation and maintenance of project records and documentation. The Department will supply Department required forms to the Consultant. In order to use AWP and/or SiteManager the following is required:

For using Citrix, Google Chrome should be the default browser, and is the only one we can use for Citrix. You cannot and should not try to access Citrix with any other browser, due to it causing connection problems with the correct browser once done. Consultants should have their own IT staff to setup their Citrix connections and have them login to test once everything has been approved and they have access. Must have Windows 10 or above operating system.

9. All testing equipment and incidental tools and supplies are to be furnished by the Consultant unless the Department elects to supply same on a given project.

10. The method of payment for the consultant services provided will be specific rate of pay.

Firms interested in being considered for this work must submit a letter of interest and unpriced prospectus to Mr. Shawn A. Smith, Director, Contract Administration Division, West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways prior to 4:00 P.M. on November 4, 2022. Responses received after this time will not be considered.

The Letter of Qualification (LOQ) will include the following and be submitted electronically via email to :

1. A completed copy of the Division's Consultant Engineer Confidential Qualification Questionnaire. The questionnaire should be current as of January 1, 2021 or later.

2. A completed copy of the "Consultant Short List Selection Criteria Technical Evaluation" form found in Appendix E of the WVDOT-DOH Manual for Consultant Services or from the WVDOT web homepage by selecting the following tabs: Business/Engineering Forms and Documents
3. Overall capabilities to handle this work, including work force available to assign to the project, personnel qualifications, and present workload.

4. Type of work proposed to be subcontracted.

5. Location of base office for the assigned project staff.

6. 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 contracts.

Submittals shall be prepared simply and economically, providing a straight forward, concise description of the firm's capabilities to satisfy the requirements of the RFP. Emphasis should be on completeness and clarity of content. Elaborate brochures and other representations beyond that sufficient to present a complete and effective proposal are neither required nor desired prior to entering 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 Acquisition Regulations will be made.

It is the policy of the West Virginia Department of Transportation, Division of Highways, that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with Federal funds.

Any technical questions concerning the requirements for this project should be directed to Mr. Larry Shea, P.E., Contract Administration Division, via E-mail at