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Bid Number: 010319_PW
Bid Title: Statement of Interest (SOI) Downtown Area Improvements (South half) Project – Phase III Engineering
Category: Bensenville Bids & RFPs
Status: Closed

Statement of Interest (SOI)
Downtown Area Improvements (South half) Project – Phase III Engineering Services 
(IDOT Contract 61F71)

The final plans and SOI Results are available in the related documents sections below.

The Village of Bensenville is in need of professional construction engineering services for the Village’s Downtown Area Improvements (South Half) 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 the federal aid documentation process.

Please submit SOI electronically to Mehul Patel () and Joseph Caracci () no later than 12:00 pm on January 24, 2019.  The electronic submittal should have the following subject line:

Statement of Interest – 61F71- Downtown Area Improvements (South Half) 

All questions shall be submitted electronically to Mehul Patel on or before 12:00 pm on January 10, 2019.  A response to all written questions received will be posted on the Village’s website, no later than 3:00 pm on January 17, 2019

Project Information:
The Village of Bensenville is proposing aesthetic improvements to the south half of its downtown area. The scope of work includes stamped concrete sidewalk, Pavement R&R, underground utility adjustments, driveway R&R, minor drainage improvements, ADA ramps, planter boxes, electrical upgrades, benches, receptacle cans, bicycle racks, landscape restoration and other miscellaneous items as necessary to complete the project.

The cost estimate for the construction is anticipated to be in the range of $2.1 to $2.3 million. Construction engineering scope of services includes:
  • Providing contract management including but not limited to all contractor 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 curb and sidewalk 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 drawings.
  • Project coordination with businesses, 
  • Providing construction materials testing to verify compliance with specification
The project is anticipated to be on the April 26, 2019 IDOT letting. The completion date is November 1, 2019 plus 5 working days.  The pre-final plans are available here. The final plans will be available on the website on or after January 14, 2019. 

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 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 (four sides) total, not including resume of the Resident Engineer.

The Village of Bensenville does not intend to conduct interviews as part of the SOI for this project. DBE (MBE/WBE/VBE) participation is encouraged. 

Ranking and Selection Information

It is the intent of the Village of Bensenville short list three firms based on 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 February 1, 2019.
Consulting firm ranking will be based on the following criteria:
  • (10%) - Technical Project Approach 
  • (40%) - Firm Experience/Similar Project Experience
  • (40%) – Proposed Project Staff Capabilities
  • (10%) - Work Load Capacity

Publication Date/Time:
1/3/2019 8:00 AM
Publication Information:
Statement of Interest (SOI)
Closing Date/Time:
2/8/2019 12:00 PM
Submittal Information:
Statement of Interest (SOI)
Related Documents:

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