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402 - BBP - JOHNSON LANE INTERCHANGE - August 7, 2019

Notifications

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Submitted: Tuesday    23-APR-2019 09:32 AM

Revised: Thursday    05-May-2019 03:29 PM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is accepting Statement of Qualifications (SOQs) from entities (Proposers) interested in providing Construction Manager / General Contractor (CM/GC) services for the project identified below.  Proposers are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically to STATE OF MONTANA FILE TRANSFER SERVICE , or in hard copy to the Montana Department of Transportation – Engineering Division, Engineering Construction Contracting Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect Avenue, Helena, Montana by 11:00 a.m., local time on May 31 10, 2019. Electronic submittals must be one single pdf file.

BBP - Johnson Lane Interchange
NH-IM-MT-CMBL-STPU-NCPD-NHPB 56(93)
This project includes preconstruction services and the option for construction services to reconstruct Johnson Lane Interchange, the Johnson Lane intersection with Old Hardin Road, and the Johnson Lane intersection with North Frontage Road. The purpose of the project is to reconstruct Johnson Lane Interchange to "full build-out" configuration in a diverging diamond interchange (DDI) configuration. This project is located on Interstate 90 at the existing Johnson Lane Interchange, approximately RP 455.32, on the east side of Billings metropolitan area in the unincorporated community of Lockwood in Yellowstone County.
The project RFQ is at the following link:  RFQ

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Submitted: Tuesday   02-JUL-2019 12:27 PM
SOQ RANKED SHORT LIST
1)  Kiewit Infrastructure Co.
2)  Granite Construction Co./LHC, Inc.
3) 
Hamilton Construction Company
4) 
Riverside Contracting, Inc.
5) 
Dick Anderson Construction

 


Addendums

No Addendums available for this project.


Clarifications

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Submitted: Tuesday    26-APR-2019 01:22 PM
Revised: Friday    24-MAY-2019 09:42 AM
The following is a revised schedule:

SOQ Response Due Date:                                    June 7, 2019
Short List Date:                                                      July 2, 2019
RFP Issue Date:                                                    July 3, 2019
Pre-Proposal Meeting                                            July 15, 2019
Technical and Price Proposal Due Date:              August 7, 2019 
Interview Date(s):                                                  August 27 & 28 2019
Final Selection Date:                                             August 30, 2019
Anticipated Notice to Proceed:                              October 2019

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Submitted: Monday    13-MAY-2019 01:28 PM
A request has been asked if we could waive the requirement that the Traffic Control Manager only serve on one CMGC team.  The purpose of this exclusivity requirement is to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of the proposal and interview process.Unfortunately we cannot waive the requirement that the Traffic Control Manager must be exclusive to a single team.  The Traffic Control Manager on this project is a key role and therefore, needs to be considered in the qualifications-based selection.  This requirement applies to all members of the traffic control company.  For example, you cannot have one member of your firm serve as Traffic Control Manager for one CMGC team and another member of your company serve as the Traffic Control Manager for a different CMGC team.  Please note that we do not preclude a traffic control firm from “subcontracting” to multiple teams as a value-added resource; we just cannot have you or any member of your firm serve in the Traffic Control Manager position on multiple teams.


Questions

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Submitted: Monday    29-APR-2019 08:33 AM
Company: Pivotal Marketing Partners
Contact: Mara Prendergast
As with the Salmon Lake and Clark Fork SOQ submissions, will MDT accept 11x17 size pages for tables and matrices for the Johnson Lane Interchange CM/GC SOQ (NH-IM-MT-CMBL-STPU-NCPD-NHPB 5) that is due May 31 at 11 am?
Answer
Submitted: Monday  29-APR-2019 0842 AM
Yes, 11x17 pages are acceptable assuming they are needed to present charts, graphs, tables or other graphics that do not fit on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet.

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Submitted: Friday    24-MAY-2019 07:23 AM
Company: Pivotal Marketing Partners
Contact: Mara Prendergast
1)  If a team that sends in an SOQ decides to not pursue submitting a tech proposal, can that firm join another prime who is continuing the pursuit?
2)  Can you provide clarification on the duration and time frame intended for Johnson Lane preconstruction phase and construction phase.
Answer
Submitted: Friday    24-MAY-2019 11:23 AM
1)  Yes.  Provided that a) The firm choosing to not submit proposals informs MDT (in writing) of their decision, and b) The prime(s) contractor they are choosing to subcontract with, informs MDT (in writing) of the addition of the subcontractor, if the subcontractor becomes one of the prime's Key Personnel. 
 
The firm that chooses to not submit proposals can serve as a subcontractor on one or more teams as long as they are not being added as a Key Personnel.  In accordance with the RFQ, “…key personnel on a CM/GC team cannot change after award without the prior written approval of MDT”.  A representative from the subcontractor may be substituted in as a Key Personnel to only one team, provided the prime requests and receives written approval from MDT.  If a subcontractor representative is going to be assigned to a Key Personnel role, the subcontracting firm cannot be on multiple teams.
 
2)  Following is the tentative schedule for the preconstruction and construction phases of this project:
                * Preconstruction Services Contract Negotiations – September 2019 to October 2019
                * Preconstruction Phase – October 2019 to December 2021
                * Design – Complete by December 2021
                * Agree to Price – February 2022
                * Construction – NTP in April 2022

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Submitted: Tuesday   09-JUL-2019 11:24 AM  
Company: Hamilton Construction Co.  
Contact: Susan Schramm  
1)   On pages 10-13 of the RFP dated July 3, 2019, you mention the Construction Manager. Is this the same as the Project Manager referred to on page 27 and 32?
2)   On page 27 of the RFP dated July 3, 2019, in Section 1, first bullet: you ask for a detailed org chart showing relationships between management and key personnel for the various areas of service. What does "various areas of service" refer to? Preconstruction vs. construction, various stages of construction, issue escalation?
3)   If the org chart is formatted on an 11x17 page, does that count as 1 page? If the 11x17 org chart contains call outs ( small paragraphs of copy), will it still be counted as 1 page?
Answer
Submitted:Wednesday    10-JUL-19 7:01 AM
1)  The term "Construction Manager" refers to the entity that is selected as the successful Proposer from this solicitation process (also referred to as "Contractor" in the RFP).  The term "Project Manager" refers to the individual that is the project lead and main point of contact for the Proposer's team.
 2)   The term "various areas of service" relates to the areas of expertise for the identified key personnel (for example: traffic control, estimating, etc.).  Proposers may also choose to include value added personnel with different areas of expertise in the organizational chart.
 3)  Yes.  As stated on pages 26 and 27 of the RFP, "...schedules, design plan sheets, charts, graphs, tables, or other large graphics can be formatted to print on 11"x17" paper and count as one page."

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Submitted: Tuesday   09-JUL-2019 02:32 PM  
Company: Hamilton Construction Co.  
Contact: Susan Schramm  
Pertaining to the ranked short list for the SOQ: can Hamilton get a copy of MDT’s evaluation comments for Hamilton’s SOQ?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday   09-JUL-2019 04:57 PM
MDT does not disclose Statement of Qualifications evaluation information until completion of the selection process, at which time Proposers may choose to schedule a debriefing with MDT.

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Submitted: Wednesday 10-JUL-2019 10:02 AM
Company: Hamilton Construction Co.
Contact: Susan Schramm

Can MDT provide a detailed organization chart showing relationships between MDT management and MDT key personnel for preconstruction and construction phases, for the various areas of service?
Answer
Submitted: Monday 15-JUL-2019 04:26 PM

MDT does not have a detailed organization chart specific to this project. Linked is a generic organization chart showing MDT's CM/GC organizational structure.

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Submitted: Tuesday   30-JUL-2019 02:16 PM  
Company: Hamilton Construction Co.  
Contact: Susan Schramm  
The RFP "Proposal Submittal", page 26 of 35, doesn't have a cover letter as part of the proposal requirements, nor is a cover letter mentioned in the evaluation scoring table on page 31 of 35. Should proposers not include a cover letter, and strictly follow the proposal requirements on page 26 - 29?
Answer
Submitted: Monday    05-AUG-2019 12:15 PM
Proposers may include an optional cover letter as a part of their submittal.  This inclusion will not count against page limits and will not be scored.

101 - LOHMAN - E & W - September 5, 2019

Notifications

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Addendums

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Clarifications

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Questions

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Would Submitted: Friday    09-AUG-2019 12:16 PM
Company: Schellinger Construction Company, Inc.
Contact: Estimating
MDT please post the Dirt Runs .TXT files for this project.
Answer
Submitted: Monday    12-AUG-2019 10:53 AM
The Earthwork .txt files are available here:
 DIRT RUNS

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Submitted: Wednesday 14-AUG-2019 10:39 AM
Company: True North Steel
Contact: Rick Jones
For line item 206-000-020, if CSP is used as a means of conveyance,are 5x1 corrugations acceptable? Also, need to verify quantities on 603-010-048. I come up with 894' to 764'. Thank you
Answer
Submitted: Thursday    15-AUG-2019 8:11 AM
5x1 corrugations for the detour culverts are acceptable.
Revise bid item 603-010-048 (Drainage Pipe 24IN) total to 894'.  An Addendum will be issued.

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Submitted: Wednesday 14-AUG-2019 01:04 PM
Company: Riverside Contracting, Inc.
Contact: Estimating
Please post the Geopak design files for the project and any additional geotechnical information that is available.
Answer
Submitted: Friday    16-AUG-2019 9:08 AM
The design files for the requested project are posted on the MDT FTP site for your use at:
LOHMAN-E_GEOPAK
 
The requested files do not represent the staked project, but are only design files.  The Department cannot guarantee the accuracy of the electronic data, particularly as it may be called up by your computer, nor does any data in these files supersede the data in the contract documents.
 
In addition, the Department will not make any revisions to the electronic files pertaining to the staked project, change ordered work, or changes that are made during construction to fit field conditions.

Answer
Submitted: Friday
    16-AUG-2019 10:08 AM
Attached are PDF Files of the available project alignment and/or structures geotechnical report(s), geotechnical report supplements, and geotechnical laboratory summaries.  There is remaining geotechnical information that is voluminous and very difficult to compile in a concise manner. 
 
Contractors are welcome to come to MDT Headquarters to inspect rock samples taken for the project that are stored here or to look through the complete set of Geotechnical field investigation notes, laboratory testing, analytical, or other data in our project files. 
 
It should be noted that the project may have undergone significant changes during the design process after the original geotechnical report and supplements were issued.  Thus, some of the information contained in these documents may be out of date or not applicable with regard to the advertised project. Some of the changes include, but are not limited to: Project splits (for funding, ROW issues, etc.); alignment and grade changes; and changes due to environmental factors (sensitive areas, etc.). 

 
The documents can be found at: LOHMAN_E_GEOTECH

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Submitted: Thursday  15-AUG-2019 12:21 PM
Company: Schellinger Construction Company, Inc.
Contact: Estimating
The Approach Pipe summary frame shows 44 CUYD of Granular Bedding for the pipe at 299+67. This quantity is not included in the 561 CUYD of Granular Bedding shown in the bid schedule. Please clarify the correct quantity for Granular Bedding.
Answer
Submitted: Friday    16-AUG-2019 7:27 AM
The Granular Bedding Material bid item will be updated to 605 CY.
The Bedding Material bid item will be updated to 36 CY.  An Addendum will be issued.

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Submitted: Friday    16-AUG-2019 10:59 AM
Company: Schellinger Construction Company, Inc.
Contact: Estimating
The quantities shown in the Culvert and Approach Pipe Summary frames for Drainage Pipe 24 IN and RPC 24 IN do not add up to the quantities shown in the Culvert Summary Recap or Bid Schedule. Please clarify the correct quantities.
Answer
Submitted: Monday    08-AUG-2019 2:05 PM
The 603 010 048 Drainage Pipe 24 IN quantity was corrected in a previous question.
Revise the 603 012 555 RCP 24 IN quantity to 1658 LF.  An addendum will be issued.

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Submitted: Tuesday   20-AUG-2019 09:01 AM
Company: Riverside Contracting, Inc.
Contact: Estimating
Due to the magnitude, complexity, and the amount of aggregate materials required to complete this project, 200 working days is not adequate. This project will require two full construction seasons to complete. Please add 100 working days to the contract for a total of 300 working days.

102 - TERRY-FALLON AREA NHS BRIDGES (2 TIED PROJECTS) - September 5, 2019

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Clarifications

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Questions

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103 - W FORK RD SLIDE REPAIR (S-473) - September 5, 2019

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Questions

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301 - BUTTE DISTRICT ADA UPGRADES - November 21, 2019

Notifications

Submitted: Friday 02-AUG-2019 09:41 AM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting construction and design services for the design-build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically to the email address in the RFQ or in hard copy to the Montana Department of Transportation – Engineering Division, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 26, 2019

Butte District ADA Upgrades
CMDO STWD(712)

This project includes design and construction of ADA compliant sidewalk, ramps, and approaches in the following communities and along the following routes:
- In Whitehall, the intersection upgrades are located along Legion Avenue (P55/69) beginning at Bowman Lane proceeding east to at A Street; and Whitehall Street (N-55) beginning at Legion Ave and proceed north to the I-90 On-Off Ramp in Jefferson County.
- In Manhattan beginning at the intersection of S Broadway Street and Wooden shoe Lane and going in a northerly direction along Broadway to Railroad Ave, turn right and proceed east to Fifth Street turn left and proceed north on Fifth/Dry Creek to Bridger Ridge Run. On Main Street (S-205) starting at Second and proceed southeast to Eighth Street in Gallatin County.
- In Townsend beginning at the intersection of Front Street and 7th and heading southeasterly on Front Street to E Street.  And beginning at the intersection of Broadway and Front Street travel northeasterly along Broadway to Harrison.  In Broadwater County.
Not all intersections will be included in this project, a spreadsheet with the estimated sidewalk quantity and the number and location of ADA ramps and alleys will be developed for the RFP.

The project RFQ is at the following link: RFQ


Addendums

No Addendums available for this project.


Clarifications

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Questions

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Submitted: Tuesday   06-AUG-2019 02:20 PM  
Company: DOWL  
Contact: Doug Enderson
Are scope of work documents available for Manhattan and Whitehall? Attachment B includes Townsend only.
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday   07-AUG-2019 09:36 AM
The correct scope of Work document can be found in the
Project folder.