Town of Chilhowie Request for Proposal

TOWN OF CHILHOWIE – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL ENGINEERING/ARCHITECTUAL SERVICES The Town of Chilhowie will receive written proposals for the services of a professional Engineering/Architectural firm for the Chilhowie Pedestrian Connector Phase II project UPC # 116944. The scope of work shall consist of providing professional Engineering/ Architectural services that include but are not limited to design, project management, funding coordination, survey and/or easement acquisition, permitting, construction administration and construction engineering inspection in compliance with the regulations for a Virginia Department of Transportation federally funded Locally Administered Project. The project will consist of new sidewalk on Lee Highway from N. Church Ave to Chilhowie’s downtown/business district at the intersection of E. Main Street and 2nd Street. The project will include design of approximately 850-ft of 5-ft wide sidewalk, 840-ft of curb and gutter, ADA access ramps, and drainage improvements. This work is to be accomplished utilizing computerized design and drafting systems compatible with VDOT’s automated design and drafting systems. VDOT’s roadway design system is GEOPAK Civil Design Software and the drafting system is MicroStation. This project will be developed utilizing VDOT’s policies and procedures and FHWA’s guidelines. This Request for Proposal does not commit the Town of Chilhowie to award a contract, to pay any costs incurred in the preparation of a proposal for this request, or to procure or contract for services. DBE firms are encouraged to submit. Bidders must comply with the following, but not limited to: the President’s Executive Order Number 11246 prohibiting discrimination in employment regarding race, color, creed, sex, or national origin; the President’s Executive Orders Number 12138 and 11625 regarding utilization of DBE firms; the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and USDOT 1050.2 Appendix A. Responders must certify that they do not maintain or provide for their employees any facilities that are segregated on the basis of race, color, creed, or national origin. The DBE contract goal for this procurement is 0%. Each firm that wishes to submit a proposal in response to this Request for Proposal (RFP) must submit five (5) copies of the RFP to John Clark, Town Manager and must be received ON or BEFORE 4:00 p.m. local time September 17, 2020 at the Town of Chilhowie Town Hall, 325 East Lee Highway, PO Box 5012, Chilhowie, VA 24319.