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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: Statewide On-Call Geotechnical Subsurface Exploration Services PREQUALIFIED LOW-BID CONTRACTS
Posting Date: February 1, 2016
Scope of Work:

Two (2) Statewide On-Call Agreements, anticipated at $350,000 and $250,000 each over a three-year term, are needed for geotechnical subsurface exploration services, including:

  • Subsurface investigations consisting of cased wash borings, hollow-stem auger borings, undisturbed soil sampling, and diamond bit rock coring
  • Standard penetration tests and split-barrel sampling in accordance with AASHTO T 206
  • Thin-walled tube sampling in accordance with AASHTO T 207
  • Diamond core drilling in accordance with AASHTO T 225
  • Installation of groundwater monitoring wells in accordance with ASTM D5092; decommissioning and sealing of abandoned monitoring wells in accordance with the NH Water Well Board Administrative Rules Part We 604 (license required)
  • Explorations at sites with known or suspected contaminated soil or groundwater, requiring training to the OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard (HAZWOPER)
  • Performance of explorations on water bodies from a boat or barge
  • Traffic control and flagging in accordance with the MUTCD

Contractor must be capable of providing a drill rig with ancillary equipment consisting of a track, truck or skid mounted drill rig, or tripod and cathead as needed for site conditions at any time, including winter, at locations anywhere in the State of New Hampshire.

Work assignments will be made in approximate proportion to the contract amounts, taking into account availability, workload, and suitability of the assignment.

The agreement compensation format will be fixed unit rates established at the time of bidding for quantities actually worked.

For additional information contact Glenn Roberts, Geotechnical Section Chief, at (603) 271-3151

Closing Date:

Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest on or before Monday, March 7, 2016 to Charles R. Dusseault, Administrator, Bureau of Materials & Research, NH Department of Transportation, PO Box 483, 5 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH 03302-0483.

Please include the following information in the Letter of Interest, which will be used to pre-qualify your firm for solicitation of a bid.

  • Brief company description and history
  • Summary of the firm’s experience relative to the required scope of services
  • Listing of major equipment owned including make, model, and year of manufacture
  • Description of capacity and equipment for performing work over water
  • Name and contact information of the person to act as project manager and oversee all aspects of the work; resumes of key personnel
  • Capacity to respond rapidly to on-call assignments
Services Required: GEOT
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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