City of Tacoma
Public Works Engineering
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
PORTLAND AVENUE FREIGHT AND ACCESS IMRPOVEMENTS
Submittal Deadline: 11:00 a.m., Pacific Time, Tuesday, July 6, 2021
Submittals must be received by the City’s Procurement and Payables Division prior to 11:00 a.m. Pacific Time.
For electronic submittals, the City of Tacoma will designate the time of receipt recorded by our email, firstname.lastname@example.org, as the official time of receipt. This clock will be used as the official time of receipt of all parts of electronic bid submittals.
Submittal Delivery: Sealed submittals will be received as follows:
Maximum file size: 35 MB. Multiple emails may be sent for each submittal.
Bid Opening: Held virtually each Tuesday at 11AM. Attend via this link or call 1 (253) 215 8782.
Submittals in response to a RFQ will be recorded as received. As soon as possible, after 1:00 PM, on the day of submittal deadline, preliminary results will be posted to www.TacomaPurchasing.org.
Solicitation Documents: An electronic copy of the complete solicitation documents may be viewed and obtained by accessing the City of Tacoma Purchasing website at www.TacomaPurchasing.org.
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Pre-Proposal Meeting: A pre-proposal meeting will not be held.
Project Scope: The work under this contract is to provide professional services for the traffic signal design work within the project area from Lincoln Avenue to E. 27th Street and the tie-in to the Portland Avenue interchange portion of WSDOT’s I-5 HOV project. Traffic signal design will include design of a new traffic signal at the SR-509 off ramp located on the Portland Avenue Bridge over active rail lines, as well as upgrades to three (3) existing signals to add interconnects at all four traffic signals, installation of ITS Fiber Optic, and a new mid-block pedestrian crossing with push button activation.
Paid Sick Leave: The City of Tacoma requires all employers to provide paid sick leave as set forth in Title 18 of the Tacoma Municipal Code. For more information, visit our Minimum Employment Standards Paid Sick Leave webpage.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Information: The City of Tacoma, in accordance with Section 504 of
the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. Specification materials can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Gail Himes at email@example.com, or by calling her collect at 253-591-5785.
Federal Title VI Information:
“The City of Tacoma” in accordance with provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. sections 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that in any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, national origin in consideration of award.
Additional Information: Requests for information regarding the specifications may be obtained by contacting Tad Carlson, Senior Buyer by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Protest Policy: City of Tacoma protest policy, located at www.tacomapurchasing.org, specifies procedures for protests submitted prior to and after submittal deadline.
Meeting sites are accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities can be arranged with 48 hours advance notice by calling 253-502-8468. IDX-929848
June 11, 18, 2021