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Bid Number: PW_SOI_070920
Bid Title: White Pines Subdivision Watermain Rehabilitation Phase III Engineering Services
Category: Bensenville Bids & RFPs
Status: Closed

Statement of Interest (SOI)
White Pines Subdivision Watermain Rehabilitation Phase III Engineering Services

The Village of Bensenville seeks professional construction engineering services for the White Pines Subdivision Watermain Rehabilitation Project. The Village is hopeful of securing funds through the IEPA Public Water Supply Loan Program (PWSLP) for the construction of this project. The qualified firm should be IDOT prequalified in Special Services - Construction Inspection, should have ability and experience in construction observation, and provide staff that has experience in overseeing watermain rehabilitation and the IDOT documentation process.

Please submit SOI electronically to Mehul Patel () and Joseph Caracci () no later than 12:00 pm CST July 30, 2020.  The electronic submittal should have the following subject line:

Statement of Interest – White Pines Subdivision Watermain Rehabilitation Project

All questions shall be submitted electronically to Mehul Patel on or before 12:00 pm CST on July 24, 2020.  A response to all written questions received will be posted on the Village’s website, no later than 3:00 pm CST on July 27, 2020.

Project Information:

The Village of Bensenville is proposing watermain replacement throughout the subdivision. The scope of work includes watermain installation, valve vaults, water services, pavement patching, minor drainage improvements, landscape restoration, and other miscellaneous items as necessary to complete the project.

The cost estimate for the construction is $7,400,000. Construction Engineering scope of services includes:

  • Providing contract management including but not limited to all contractor and customer communications, utility coordination, and the preparation and processing of all pay requests and change orders.
  • Providing construction inspection services to ensure that the project is being built to specifications.
  • Detailing the limits of watermain replacement as well as verification of water service routing/replacement
  • Verification of construction layout performed by contractor.
  • Preparation of daily and weekly work reports per IDOT requirements.
  • Construction documentation per IDOT requirements.
  • Reviewing all necessary shop drawing reviews.
  • Providing construction materials testing to verify compliance with specification
  • Any documentation necessary per the IEPA PWSLP requirement

The project is currently out for bid with a bid opening scheduled for July 30, 2020. The substantial completion date is estimated around Oct 29, 2021 with final completions scheduled for May 20, 2022.  The final plans are available RELATED DOCUMENTS section below. The award of the construction and construction engineering contract is contingent upon Village securing funds through the IEPA Public Water Supply Loan Program (PWSLP).

SOI Submittal Requirements:

The following information shall be included to help the Village of Bensenville select consultant(s) for the above referenced project(s).

  1. Name, contact person, address, and brief history of firm.
  2. Project(s) that the firm is submitting the SOI for.
  3. Name and resume (limit resume to three pages) of the Resident Engineer and support staff to be assigned to this project.
  4. Related experience during the last five years by the proposed Resident Engineer.
  5. Project Understanding/approach and Critical Project Components
  6. Information that would differentiate your firm from others

The SOI shall be no more than two pages (double-sided) total, not including resume of the Resident Engineer and support staff.

The Village of Bensenville does not intend to conduct interviews as part of the SOI for this project.

Ranking and Selection Information

It is the intent of the Village of Bensenville to shortlist three firms based on a review of the SOI. From the top three, the Village will then select one consulting engineering firm for this project.  Once a firm is selected, the Village will request a proposal from the selected firm and enter into contract negotiations with the top-ranked firm.  If an agreement cannot be reached with the top-ranked firm, the Village will start negotiations with the next highest-ranked firm. The selection of the top three firms will be listed on the Village website by August 6, 2020.

Consulting firm ranking will be based on the following criteria:
  • (25%) - Technical Project Approach
  • (20%) - Firm Experience/Similar Project Experience
  • (40%) – Proposed Project Staff Capabilities
  • (15%) - Work Load Capacity

Publication Date/Time:
7/9/2020 7:00 AM
Publication Information:
Statement of Interest (SOI)
Closing Date/Time:
8/14/2020 5:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Statement of Interest (SOI)
Related Documents:

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