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Consultant Selection > Projects Soliciting for Interest
Below is a listing of Qualifications-Based contracts for consideration by the Consultant Selection Committee, and Low-Bid contracts which will be awarded to prequalified firms by low-bid in accordance with the procedures developed by the Bureau requiring services.
Services Key
AERO aeronautics/airport engineering MECH mechanical engineering
AIR air quality analyses for NEPA documentation MULT full-service engineering firm
AMAP aerial mapping NOIS noise analyses for NEPA documentation
ARCY archaeological investigations PLAN transportation planning
BRDG bridge design engineering PINV public involvement
CIVL building and site engineering R&T rail & transit engineering
CMGT construction management/construction services RDWY roadway design engineering
ELEC electrical engineering ROW right-of-way
ENV ecological studies and NEPA documentation SEC development/implementation of security systems
FIRE fire protection engineering SOFT software engineering
GEOT geotechnical investigations/exploration services STRC structural engineering
HAZ hazardous materials investigation SURV ground surveying
HIST historic and architectural evaluations TEST materials/equipment testing
HYD hydraulics TRAF traffic research/engineering
INSP pre-construction inspection of structural integrity UTIL utility engineering
ITS design and implementation of intelligent transportation systems WET wetlands delineation and functional analyses for NEPA documentation
LAND landscape design    
Project: BEDFORD 13692C, X-A004(254)
Replacement or Rehabilitation of Br. No. 090/065 carrying
NH Route 101 over Pulpit Brook (Preliminary Design Part “A”)
Posting Date: September 15, 2015
Scope of Work:

This Federal Aid Project includes preliminary design, public involvement process, final design, and associated environmental & cultural services for replacement or rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying NH Route 101 over Pulpit Brook in the Town of Bedford. Constructed in 1936, this twin 6.5 foot concrete pipe bridge has a total span of 15 feet and a total width of 40 feet.

This bridge is on the Department's Red List of deficient structures and has a target advertising date in fiscal year 2019 in the current draft 10 year plan.

The scope of work may include:

  • Design a replacement or rehabilitation of the existing bridge
  • Replace bridge rail and approach rail
  • Perform Hydraulic Study
  • Roadway design associated with the bridge rehabilitation/replacement
  • Traffic control design
  • Provide final bridge load rating, including NHDOT Bridge Rating Form 4
  • Public Involvement support services
  • Construction support services

The future structure is anticipated to accommodate 2-lanes of traffic (one lane in each direction), with shoulders.

Environmental efforts are needed to prepare and complete all appropriate environmental documentation, including cultural resource investigations and permitting, to satisfy NEPA section 106 and state requirements.

The Consultant will also be required to assist the Department in the public outreach / public involvement process.

This project requires Part "A" (Preliminary Design) and Part “B” (Final Design) services. At the conclusion of Part "A", the Department reserves the right to either negotiate a scope and fee for Part "B", or terminate the contract.

This work will require Professional Engineer licensure in the State of NH.

Consultants submitting a Letter of Interest will be assessed on their capability to perform the above-mentioned services, other related project experiences with references noted, and their current workload with the Department.

The compensation format for this agreement will be cost-plus-fixed-fee.

For additional information contact Robert Landry, Bridge Design, at 603-271-3921.

Closing Date:

Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest with 3 current references (limited to two (2) pages w/out references) on or before October 16, 2015 to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
NH Department of Transportation, PO Box 483, 7 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03302-0483.

Transparency Disclosure: Any information submitted in response to a Request for Proposal (RFP) may be subject to public disclosure under RSA 91-A. IN addition, in accordance with RSA 9-F:1, any contract entered into as a result of a RFP will be made accessible to the public online via the website Transparent NH (



Do you have a question or comment regarding this information or the Consultant selection process?
Contact William J. Oldenburg, P.E., Assistant Director of Project Development, Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee at (603) 271-1486.



New Hampshire Department of Transportation
PO Box 483 | 7 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH | 03302-0483
Tel: 603.271-3734 | Fax: 603.271.3914

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