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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 NOIS noise analyses for NEPA documentation
AMS asset management services PINV public involvement
ARCY archaeological investigations PLAN transportation planning
BRDG bridge design engineering R&T rail & transit engineering
CIVL building and site engineering RDWY roadway design engineering
CE&I construction engineering and inspection ROW right-of-way services
ELEC electrical engineering STRC structural engineering
ENV general environmental analysis and/or environmental documentation SURV surveying services
GEOT geotechnical engineering/exploration services TEST materials/equipment testing
HAZ hazardous materials investigation TPK turnpike system services
HIST historic and architectural evaluations TRAF traffic research/engineering
HYD hydraulic engineering UTIL utility engineering
INSP pre-construction inspection of structural integrity WET wetlands delineation and functional analyses for NEPA documentation
ITS design and implementation of intelligent transportation systems WQS water quality services
LAND landscape design    
Project: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Support Services, 43977A
PREQUALIFIED LOW-BID CONTRACT
Posting Date: June 14, 2022
Scope of Work: One (1) on-call agreement, anticipated at $70,406.97 over a one-year term, is needed to provide business support and development activities related to the DBE Program administered by the NHDOT Office of Federal Compliance. Expected start date is November 1, 2022.

The scope of work under this project will serve to enhance the effectiveness of programs outlined in 23 CFR 230.204 (Implementation of Support Services), and 49 CFR Appendix C to Part 26 (DBE Business Development Program Guidelines).

All firms and individuals interested in this contract must obtain a Prequalification Statement, and submit it to the Office of Federal Compliance. Prequalification will be based on:

  • The ability to provide work related to business development training,
  • Marketing,
  • Promotion,
  • Information management, and
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Federal regulations indicated above.

A detailed scope of work will be provided with the Prequalifications Statement.

Firms/individuals submitting a Prequalifications Statement will be assessed on their demonstrated ability and capacity to perform the above-mentioned services, demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently communicate, as well as past performance.

All work under this agreement will be based on the bid item rates of the selected firm or individual.

Please click on the link or visit: https://www.nh.gov/dot/org/administration/ofc/index.htm to obtain a Prequalification Statement. For additional information regarding this notice, please contact Merideth A. Wilson, External EEO Coordinator, Office of Federal Compliance, at (603) 271-8252 or via email at Merideth.A.Wilson@dot.nh.gov.

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a completed Prequalifications Statement on or before 4:00 pm, June 30, 2022 to:
Merideth A. Wilson, External EEO Coordinator, Office of Federal Compliance, NH Department of Transportation via E-mail (receipt will be confirmed): [Merideth.A.Wilson@dot.nh.gov], with the following in the subject line: “[FIRM/INDIVIDUAL NAME] DBE, 43977A Prequalifications Statement.”
Services Required:  
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: North Hampton-Rye 42312
Revetment reconstruction along Ocean Boulevard (NH 1A)
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: June 10, 2022
Scope of Work: Preliminary engineering, environmental services, public involvement services, and final design are needed for revetment reconstruction along NH 1A in the Towns of North Hampton & Rye. Improvements to be considered will be developed based upon the 2021 Conceptual Design Report for NH 1A Coastal Revetment Resilience/Conceptual Design prepared by GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. (report). This design effort will be phased to develop full designs of priority segments to allow this work to be completed in advance of lower priority segments.

The scope of work may include:

  • Preliminary design to develop and evaluate alternatives
  • Environmental investigations to prepare and complete all appropriate environmental documentation and all necessary permitting.
  • Coordination with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
  • Public Involvement support services, including a Public Hearing
  • ROW layout and plan development, including any necessary survey work, for reestablishing and documenting the existing highway right-of-way in a manner suitable for recording at the Registry of Deeds.
  • Roadway final design associated with the preferred alternative
  • Drainage design
  • Construction traffic control design
  • Construction support services
  • For additional information see the scope of work checklist.

Environmental efforts are needed to prepare and complete all appropriate environmental documentation and permitting, to satisfy NEPA, State, and Federal requirements.

The Consultant will also be required to assist the Department in the public involvement process, including a formal Public Hearing for the preferred alternative.

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

This multi-phase project requires Preliminary Design and Final Design services. This solicitation is for Preliminary and Final Design. This project will consist of up to 3 separate construction contracts based on priority segments and available funding. Each contract is expected to have a standalone environmental document.

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

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

For additional information contact Tobey Reynolds, Highway Design,
at (603) 271-7421 or Tobey.L.Reynolds@dot.nh.gov .

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest, no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before July 11, 2022 to: William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov .

Services Required: ENV, GEOT, HYD, LAND, PINV, RDWY, ROW, SURV
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: Nashua 10136A – X-A000(006)
Improvements to NH 101A (Amherst Street)
(Multi-Phase Contract – Preliminary Design)
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: April 14, 2022
Scope of Work: Preliminary engineering, environmental services, public involvement services, and final design are needed for improvements to NH101A (Amherst Street) in the City of Nashua to include widening, intersection modifications, and transit, bicycle and pedestrian facilities. The project begins at Celina Avenue and extends east 1.8 miles to the Somerset Parkway.

The scope of work may include:

  • Traffic safety and capacity analysis
  • Preliminary design to develop and evaluate alternatives
  • Environmental investigations to prepare and complete all appropriate environmental documentation to satisfy NEPA.
  • Public outreach and involvement support services, including a Public Hearing
  • Project Management
  • ROW layout and plan development, including any necessary survey work, for reestablishing and documenting the existing highway right-of-way in a manner suitable for recording at the Registry of Deeds.
  • Geotechnical subsurface exploration, recommendations, and reports.
  • Roadway design associated with the preferred alternative
  • Drainage design, including appropriate water quality evaluations
  • Construction traffic control design
  • Construction support services
  • For additional information see scope of work checklist

The Consultant will also be required to assist the Department in the public involvement process, including a formal Public Hearing for the preferred alternative.

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

This multi-phase project requires Preliminary Design (Part B) and Final Design (Part C) services. This solicitation is for Preliminary Design only. At the conclusion of Preliminary Design, the Department reserves the right to either negotiate a scope and fee for Final Design or terminate the contract.

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

The compensation format for the Preliminary Design agreement will be cost-plus-fixed-fee.
For additional information contact Tobey Reynolds PE, Chief Project Manager at 271-7421 or Tobey.L.Reynolds@dot.nh.gov.

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before May 24, 2022 to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.J.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov
Services Required: STRC, RDWY, ENV, HYD, SURV, ROW, TRAF, PINV, 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 (http://www.nh.gov/transparentnh/).

 

Project: Statewide On-Call Bridge Painting Inspection and Consulting Services
(2 Contracts) 43944 - 43945
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACTS
Posting Date: April 14, 2022
Scope of Work: Two (2) Statewide On-Call Agreements, at a maximum value of $750,000 each over a three-year term, are needed to provide bridge painting inspection and consulting services on demand for various projects involving painting bridges and structures located throughout the State.

Typical assignments may include, but are not limited to, the following tasks:

  • Construction inspection services for bridge painting projects, including paint waste management.
  • Coating evaluations and laboratory testing
  • Development of contract documents for bridge painting projects, including traffic control plan development.
  • Evaluation of existing structures for painting needs
  • Assist the Department in the public involvement process
  • Other additional tasks as needed to support assigned projects/tasks

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

Consultants submitting a Letter of Interest will be assessed on their capability to perform the above-mentioned services as well as their availability to respond rapidly to on-call assignments.

Task Orders assigned under these Agreements will be negotiated as either a cost-plus-fixed-fee or a lump-sum method of compensation.

For additional information contact: David Scott, Bridge Design, at 603.271.2731 or David.L.Scott@dot.nh.gov

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest, no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before May 17, 2022 to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov

Services Required: INSP, BRDG, STRC
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: Walpole, NH – Rockingham, VT 41720, A004(727)
Rehabilitation of Vilas Bridge (Br. No. 062/052) carrying
Bridge Street over the Connecticut River (Preliminary Design)
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: April 14, 2022
Scope of Work: This Federal Oversight project includes preliminary design, public involvement process, final design, PM assistance and associated survey, right-of-way, geotechnical, environmental & cultural services for rehabilitation of the existing bridge carrying Bridge Street over the Connecticut River between the Towns of Walpole, NH and Rockingham, VT.

Constructed in 1930, Vilas Bridge is a two-span open-spandrel concrete arch bridge with a total span of 232 feet and a total width of 32.5 feet. The intent is to rehabilitate the structure in conformance with existing Section 106 commitments to reopen the bridge to legal traffic loads. The bridge is on the Department’s State Red List of deficient structures and has a target advertising date in fiscal year 2028 in the draft 10-year plan.

Scope of work may include:

  • In-depth inspection of bridge including superstructure and substructure, and material testing, as needed,
  • Preliminary Bridge and Roadway design to develop and evaluate alternatives,
  • Environmental investigations to prepare and complete all appropriate environmental documentation to satisfy NEPA, and other Federal and State requirements,
  • Project Management,
  • Public outreach and involvement support services, including a Public Hearing,
  • ROW layout and plan development, including any necessary survey work, for reestablishing and documenting the existing highway right-of-way in a manner suitable for recording at the Registry of Deeds,
  • Utility and railroad coordination services,
  • Railroad intersection safety improvements,
  • Bridge design associated with the preferred alternative,
  • Roadway design associated with the preferred alternative,
  • Drainage design, including appropriate water quality evaluations,
  • Environmental permitting,
  • Geotechnical subsurface exploration, recommendations, and reports, if needed,
  • Bridge load rating, including NHDOT Bridge Rating Form 4,
  • Construction traffic control evaluation and design,
  • Contract Plans and Documents, and
  • Construction support services.
  • For additional information see scope of work checklist

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

This multi-phase project requires Preliminary Design and Final Design services. This solicitation is for Preliminary Design only. The Department reserves the right to either negotiate a scope and fee for Final Design or terminate the contract.

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

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

For additional information contact: Jennifer Reczek, PE, Project Manager at 271-3401 or Jennifer.E.Reczek@dot.nh.gov


Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest, no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before May 12, 2022 to: William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.J.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov .
Services Required: BRDG, STRC, RDWY, HAZ, ENV, HIST, ARCY, WET, HYD, INSP, TEST, SURV, ROW, TRAF, PINV, GEOT, R&T, UTIL
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: Portsmouth 43760
Soundwall and Privacy Fence Design along I-95
(Final Design)
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: March 17, 2022
Scope of Work: Engineering services including final design, environmental services, and public involvement efforts needed for the design of soundwalls and a privacy fence along I-95 in the City of Portsmouth. The contract will involve soundwall design of the Area 3 (I-95 Pannaway Manor – 2,500 lf+/-) and Area 6 & 8 (I-95 Rockingham Avenue – 3,140 lf+/-) soundwalls. A concrete privacy fence will also need to be designed along I-95 adjacent to the New Franklin School – 1,000 lf+/-. See attached checklist information for mapping and additional project information.

The scope of work may include:

  • Completing the final design of the soundwall plans, to include the embankment, soundwall and foundation design,
  • Environmental permit requirements,
  • Public outreach and involvement support services,
  • Project Management,
  • ROW layout and plan development, including any necessary survey work, for reestablishing and documenting the existing highway right-of-way in a manner suitable for recording at the Registry of Deeds,
  • Incorporate Geotechnical subsurface exploration, recommendations, and reports, provided,
  • Construction traffic control design,
  • Construction support services.
  • For additional information see scope of work checklist

The consultant selection and design schedule will be accelerated on this contract. Design notice to proceed is anticipated in August 2022 and the current adverting date is June 2023. Firms responding to this solicitation shall be prepared to prioritize resources to meet this timeframe.

The Consultant will also be required to assist the Department in the public involvement process, as needed.

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

This project requires Final Design (Part C) and Construction Services (Part D) services.

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

The compensation format for the Final Design agreement will be cost-plus-fixed-fee.

For additional information contact Sam Newsom PE, Bureau of Turnpikes at 231-6183 or Sam.B.Newsom@dot.nh.gov

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before April 7, 2022 to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.J.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov
Services Required: STRC, RDWY, ENV, SURV, ROW, PINV
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: Statewide On-Call Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Services 43924
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACTS
Posting Date: March 11, 2022
Scope of Work:

One (1) Statewide On-Call Agreement, anticipated to have a maximum value of $150,000 over a three-year term, is needed to provide professional engineering/technical services and support for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) initiatives being undertaken by the Department for various transportation projects located throughout the State.
The work associated with this agreement could include, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • General Requirements:
    • Be a certified UAS pilot meeting all FAA requirements under 14 CFR Part 107.
    • Capable of obtaining needed waivers or authorization for UAS operations from the FAA.
    • Provide real time “streaming video” accessible on multiple computers at once throughout the State.
  • Construction and Infrastructure Support Services:
    • Provide visual and infrared Bridge Inspection capabilities.
    • Provide Slope and Ledge Stability Monitoring
    • Provide NHDOT asset condition data collection.
    • Provide NHDOT asset capacity data collection.
    • Provide Photogrammetric survey and mapping in accordance with standards identified by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) including licensed land surveyor stamps.
    • Process data and transmit base information in a format compatible with NHDOT CAD systems.
    • Asset Condition Surveys
  • Agency Media Relations:
    • Provide high resolution (1080p or higher) aerial photos and video.
    • Provide web-based storyboarding or other data display capabilities.
  • Emergency Support Services:
    • Respond immediately to a natural disaster or emergency response situation and provide aerial photos, infrared video, photogrammetric survey and real time “live streaming” video of the area.
    • NHDOT does not carry a Certificate of Authorization. Vender would be responsible for obtaining all required authorization or waiver for emergency operations as dictated by the situation.
  • Possess technical writing abilities to provide written documents, reports, inspection reports, etc.
  • Provide necessary data storage capabilities for the UAS data collected, however, ownership of the data will reside with NHDOT.
  • Other UAS services as requested by the Department

Past experience, knowledge and expertise with typical assignments noted above, ability to respond and complete assignments in a timely fashion and within budget are of the utmost importance. Firms submitting a Letter of Interest will be assessed on their capability to perform the above-mentioned services.

This work will require Professional Engineering and Licensed Land Surveyor licensure in the State of New Hampshire.

Task Orders assigned under these Agreements will be negotiated as either a lump-sum or a cost-plus-fixed-fee method of compensation.

For additional information contact Jason Leavitt, Bureau of Aeronautics UAS Planner, at 271-7396.

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest with 3 current references (limited to two (2) pages without references) on or before Thursday, April 7, 2022 to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development,
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
Via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.J.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov

Services Required: AERO, AMS, BRDG, CIVL, ENV, PINV, RDWY, STRC, SURV, 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/).

 

Project: Statewide On-Call Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) Services
QUALIFICATIONS-BASED SELECTION CONTRACT
Posting Date: January 14, 2022
Scope of Work:

One (1) Statewide On-Call Agreement, anticipated to have a maximum value of $1,000,000 over a three-year term, is needed to provide professional engineering/technical services and support for Intelligent Transportation System initiatives being undertaken by the Department for various transportation projects located throughout the State.
The work associated with this agreement could include, but is not necessarily limited to, the following:

  • ITS RFP/RFI, Contract documents, and plan preparation
  • Development of Incident Management Plans
  • Development of ITS Test Plans
  • ITS Project Management Oversight
  • Design of ITS device technologies for deployment via various communication technologies along state highway corridors
  • ITS device design, specifications, details, shop drawings, and plan development
  • ITS communications systems recommendations and design
  • Programmatic Shared Resource Fiber Optic Technology contract plan development
  • Enterprise Video Management System Development
  • Transportation Management Center technical support, as well as roadway design and structural design
  • Providing technical field inspections
  • ITS Technical Training
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) research and assistance
  • Big Data analysis
  • Data/video analytics
  • Other ITS services as requested by the Department
  • Network architecture review and update
  • Software integration within the Department as it relates to TSMO
  • Land Mobile Radio (LMR) technical support

Past experience, knowledge and expertise with typical assignments noted above, ability to respond and complete assignments in a timely fashion and within budget are of the utmost importance.

Consultants submitting a Letter of Interest will be assessed on their capability to perform the above-mentioned services and their current workload with the Department.

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

Task Orders assigned under these Agreements will be negotiated as either a lump-sum or a modified cost-plus-fixed-fee method of compensation.

For additional information contact Charles Blackman, PE, TSMO Assistant Administrator, at 227-0016.

Closing Date: Interested firms must submit a Letter of Interest no more than 2 pages long, with 1 additional page identifying 3 current references, on or before Thursday, February 10, 2022. to:
William J. Oldenburg, PE, Assistant Director of Project Development,
Chairperson, Consultant Selection Committee
Via e-mail (receipt will be confirmed): William.J.Oldenburg@dot.nh.gov
Services Required: ITS, RDWY, STRC
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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