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Bid Title: RFP for Engineering Services to prepare Plans, Specifications, Estimates and Environmental Document
Category: South Gate Public Works Projects
Status: Open


The City of South Gate (City) is requesting proposals from qualified consultants to provide professional design services necessary to prepare Plans, Specifications, Estimates and Environmental Documents for the I–710 Firestone Boulevard Southbound On Ramp Modification Project (On-ramp Project), Federal Project HP21L-5257 (036), City Project No. 354-ST. 


To be considered responsive, consultants must submit a proposal indicating their knowledge and experience related to the services being sought.  The Consultant shall have a minimum of 15 to 20 years of experience in providing design services on similar projects, with Caltrans oversight.   Consultant shall be knowledgeable of Caltrans design requirements on similar projects.  Consultant must be experienced in providing professional engineering design services including but not limited to project management, preliminary engineering, outreach coordination, surveying, design, environmental, geotechnical engineering, pavement engineering, landscaping & urban design, preparation of final plans, specifications & estimates (PS&E) and construction support services, in accordance with Local, State and Federal requirements as required.


The City envisions awarding a contract that will provide for 12 months to complete the requested services, from the date of execution of the agreement.  However, if this schedule does not provide sufficient time to complete requested services, in a manner that achieves Caltrans and City approvals, the Consultant shall include in its proposal the schedule it needs to complete the services.  City will consider the proposed schedule in their review and evaluation of the Consultant proposals.


All documents prepared by the Consultant shall comply with the requirements for Federal and/or State aided projects as outlined in the Caltrans Local Assistance Procedures Manual (LAPM), regardless if tasks are listed in the scope of work or not. This will include Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation and submission of attached DBE forms (Appendix A) as required for documenting the Consultant effort of achieving a DBE participation goal of 12% for the On-ramp Project. Design services shall adhere to California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Standard Plans 2018 Edition and City of South Gate standards, as applicable.


In addition, the proposal shall contain exhibits 10-A (Consultant Financial Document Review Request Letter) and 10-K (Consultant Annual Certification of Indirect Costs and Financial Management System) completed in accordance with Chapter 10 of the Caltrans Local Assistance Procedure Manual (LAPM) as required for federally funded proposals exceeding the $150,000 dollars threshold.


The On-ramp Project is a part of the Capital Improvement Program and it is the second phase that is being implemented to improve traffic flow and reduce traffic congestion, for which the Project Approval & Environmental Documents (PA&ED) has been completed, and is available for review to interested Consultants. The PA&ED plans are being prepared by a City consultant under separate contract. Consultant shall be responsible for completing all documents of the PS&E for the On-ramp Project in accordance the requirements of the PA&ED, Supplemental Project Report and Environmental Revalidation.

To view the RFP documents please follow the link:{BF2C74EF-A2E4-4DE1-838F-6B35DAA0E099}

Publication Date/Time:
7/29/2021 12:00 AM
Closing Date/Time:
10/7/2021 5:00 PM
Pre-bid Meeting:
9/16/2021 10AM
Contact Person:
Elias Saikaly, P.E.
Project Manager
Office: (323) 563-9581
Plan & Spec Available:
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Plan Holders List:
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Special Requirements:
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