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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: Dover-Rochester 29440
Conversion to Open Road Tolling at the Dover & Rochester Toll Plazas
Final Design Services
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: July 6, 2016
Scope of Work: Preliminary and final design, as well as construction support services contract for the conversion of the existing Dover and Rochester conventional toll facilities to Open Road Tolling (ORT) facilities. Preliminary design is anticipated to include refinement of horizontal alignment, development of vertical alignment and confirmation of layouts developed by the Department. Final design is expected to include development of all aspects of ORT conversion contract plans. ORT infrastructure design, plaza rehab and gantry design plans, will be necessary in addition to drainage design, stormwater treatment and management, constructability and traffic management considerations. The Dept. will develop the environmental study; however environmental permitting services will be needed. Design of the toll plaza administration buildings is not included in this contract, however will be incorporated into the contract plan set for advertising.

The Dover plaza is anticipated to be relocated approximately 1-1/4 mile to the north of the existing location and the Rochester toll plaza expected to be built just to the south of the existing location to accommodate continued tolling operations during construction and address traffic control/constructability needs. Additionally, the Dover plaza is being relocated to avoid operational challenges as it relates to the Exit 6 interchange and adjacent infrastructure. Conceptual designs and estimates have been developed and can be provided for reference upon request. The two plazas may be advertised for construction as single or two individual construction contracts dependent upon timing and progression of designs, construction of adjacent projects and funding availability.

This project has a target advertising date in fiscal year 2021 in the current Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan. Target date for Notice to Proceed is May 2017.


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


Past experience with similar type of work, ability to meet an aggressive design schedule and firm’s qualifications are of utmost importance. Contract is anticipated to be cost plus fixed fee or lump sum format and have duration of 24 months.

For more information contact David Smith, Asst. Administrator-Bureau of Turnpikes at 603-485-3806.

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest (limited to two (2) pages) with a third page containing contact information for 3 to 4 current references, on or before Tuesday, July 26, 2016 to William 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.
Services Required: RDWY, ENV, TRAF, UTIL, STRC, BRDG
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 (http://www.nh.gov/transparentnh/).

 

Project: ORFORD 40366, X-A004(371)
Replacement or Rehabilitation of Br. No. 217/112 carrying
NH Route 25A over Brackett Brook (Preliminary Design Part “A”)
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: June 27, 2016
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 25A over Brackett Brook in the Town of Orford. Constructed in 1929, this two-span continuous reinforced concrete slab bridge has a total span of 40 feet and a total width of 35.7 feet.
This bridge is on the Department’s Red List of deficient structures and has a target advertising date in fiscal year 2021 in the current Ten Year Transportation Improvement Plan. Target date for Notice to Proceed is mid-April 2017.

The scope of work for Part A may include:

  • Design of a replacement bridge or rehabilitation of the existing bridge
  • Replacement of bridge rail and approach rail
  • Performance of a Hydraulic Study
  • Roadway design associated with the bridge rehabilitation/replacement
  • Traffic control design
  • Public Involvement 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 of the National Historic Preservation Act and state requirements.

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

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, limited to two (2) pages, with a third page containing contact information for 3 to 4 current references, on or before July 21, 2016 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.
Services Required: BRDG, RDWY, ENV, HYD, PINV, TRAF
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 (http://www.nh.gov/transparentnh/).

 

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.

 

 





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