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201 - HARDIN SOUTH - September 17, 2020

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Addendums

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Clarifications

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Submitted: Friday 21-AUG-2020 08:30 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract: CFR TELECOM VIDEO RULE


Questions

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Submitted: Thursday  20-AUG-2020 04:11 PM  
Company: Knife River - Yellowstone  
Contact: Grant Clingingsmith
Were there any changes to the plans or specs since the last time it was advertised. If so, please indicate them.
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday  26-AUG-2020 7:30AM
Please review the contents of the advertised bid package in its entirety. Refer to Section 102 of the Standard Specification for additional information. Some changes have been made to the bid documents. The following list are known changes, but may not be complete:

  • Sheet B1 has been updated to correct the quantity (54.54 cy) of Item No. 551 020 035 (Concrete Class - Structure).
  • The Bridge End Backfill summary frame on Sheet 14 of the Road Plans has been updated to include a note stating "Crushed Aggregate Course can be substituted in place of the specified Bridge End Backfill Type I. Material will be paid using the Bridge End Backfill Type I bid item".
  • Sheet 20 of the Road Plans has been updated to specify Fresno Series 2800 Type RB Alfalfa Valves.
  • Sheet 24 of the Road Plans has been updated to allow 12Ga CSP standpipes.
  • Sheet 27 of the Road Plans has been updated to replace the Step 4 note with the following: "If the surface elevation from Step 3 is below the 0.6' pulverization elevation shown in the typical sections, place unclassified borrow as necessary to achieve an elevation of 0.6' below the subgrade/geogrid elevation. Otherwise, proceed to Step 5."
  • Sheet 37 of the Road Plans has been updated to include a note for the detour pipe stating "A 12 gage (0.109" thickness) with 5" x 1" corrugations is acceptable if it meets fill height requirements"
  • Sheets 38 & 39 of the Road Plans have been updated to change the sloped edges of the sinusoidal rumble strips to 4:1.
  • The special provision for Crushed Aggregate Course - High Fracture has been updated to clarify requirements.

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Submitted: Thursday  20-AUG-2020 04:23 PM  
Company: Teton Prestress Concrete  
Contact: Audrey Diaz
I was able to see what kind of prestress concrete beam this project is asking for. Can you let me know what kind of prestress beam we are looking at, dimensions, and the internal skeletal system for the beam.
Answer:
Submitted: Friday 21-AUG-2020  01:35 PM
The bridge over Williams Coulee is considered a cast-in-place, flat-slab structure and is not comprised of prestressed beam.

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Submitted: Thursday  03-SEP-2020 09:28 AM
Company: Northwest Linings & Geotextile Products
Contact: Ramone Jackson
Page 37 of the plans shows the temporary detour and a summary of items for the construction of the detour. The typical section detail shows "separation geotextile" being used and the summary table calls for "stabilization geotextile" which of the two products would MDT like to be used here? If it is indeed Separation Geotextile, what survivability and class? Also there is a weed barrier fabric being used, could MDT provide a specification for that fabric?
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday  09-SEP-2020 01:47 PM
Use Stabilization geotextile used between subgrade and crushed aggregate course on the detour.  Use Material meeting the high survivability geotextile specifications for the interface of detour fill and natural ground as the weed barrier fabric.  Payment for each is included in the unit cost for "Detour - Construct, Maintain & Remove".

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Submitted: Friday    04-SEP-2020 10:10 AM  
Company: Knife River - Yellowstone  
Contact: Grant Clingingsmith
I've been informed that some of the irrigation components, specifically the spec'd Fresno Valves, will not be able to completely meet the Buy America requirements. Will there be any exceptions for this?
Answer
Submitted: Thursday 10-SEPT-2020 03:05 PM
The only exceptions allowed for Non-Domestic materials are outlined in Standard Specification Section 106.09.  $2500 or 1/10th of one percent of the contract award value may be designated as foreign materials.  In the past Fresno has given a percentage of the steel that is undocumented to claim as foreign, that is acceptable as long as there is adequate documentation to separate the foreign components, including cost, from the domestic components. For further information please see subsection 3.4.1 Buy America in Section MT 601 of the Montana Materials Manual.  It explains the Department's Category System and documentation requirements.  Contact Helena Materials Bureau with further questions.

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Submitted: Friday    04-SEP-2020 12:18 PM
Company: Knife River - Yellowstone
Contact: Grant Clingingsmith
Does the tribe have a potential viable aggregate source? If so, please provide the contact info for the individual with the tribe that can provide information pertaining to the pit.
Answer
Submitted: Monday 14-SEPT-2020 09:00 AM
In addition to the information provided in Special Provision 27. INDIAN RESERVATION WORK, Contractors may contact Thomas Ten Bear (cell number: 406-679-3325,
) for information regarding tribal aggregates sources.

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Submitted: Tuesday   08-SEP-2020 01:05 PM
Company: COP Construction
Contact: Olivia Adolph
Can MDT provide as-builts for the existing bridge over Williams Coulee if possible?
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday   09-SEP-2020 01:50 PM
The files linked below represent the as-built drawings for the structures. MDT provides them for informational purposes only. They do not include drawings for modifications to the structures, such as joint replacements and guardrail revisions and may not completely represent current conditions. Thus, some of the information contained in these documents may be out of date or not applicable with regard to the advertised project. The contractor should not rely solely on the as-built drawings provided for bidding purposes nor does any data in these files supersede the data in the contract documents.
AS-BUILTS

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Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 11:37 AM
Company: Topographic Land Surveyors
Contact: Owen Mullinax
In regards to Standard and Supplemental Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (2020 Edition V1.2) specifically section 105.08.1, as well as Special Provision 18 for Contractor Surveying and Layout: MDT will provide the right of way and monumentation surveys, slope stake surveys, but in addition to these will MDT, per the above referenced Standard Specs, furnish:

1. Centerline coordinates?
2. Benchmarks at the beginning, end and near midpoint of the project?
3. Construction stakes for establishing, slopes, clearing limits and stationing?
4. Construction stakes for culverts, structures and appurtenances?
5. Wetland delineation?
Answer
Submitted: Friday 11-SEPT-2020 03:05 PM

This contract is Contractor Surveying and Layout - Department Staking and is subject to standard specification 105.8.2.  Per Special Provision 18, MDT will provide the slope staking, and all Right of Way/Monumentation survey.  All other construction survey is the responsibility of the contractor.

202 - SF 189 D1 CLRS MISSOULA AREA - September 17, 2020

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Addendums

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Subm
itted: Friday 11-SEPT-2020 10:37 AM
An Addendum has been posted for this project: ADDENDUM
To download the addendum bid files, click here: BID FILES


Clarifications

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Submitted: Friday 21-AUG-2020 10:12 AM
The following Special Provision is hereby added to this contract: CFR TELECOM VIDEO RULE

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Submitted: Wednesday 09-SEP-2020 03:08 PM 
Special Provision 23 in the contract is hereby rescinded and replaced with the attached Special Provision.
CENTERLINE TRENCH COMPACTION

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Submitted: Monday 14-SEP-2020 02:12 PM
PICKUP BROOMING is hereby added to the contract.


Questions

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Submitted: Monday    24-AUG-2020 10:21 AM  
Company: Highway Specialties  
Contact: Estimating
618030005 TRAFFIC CONTROL DEVICES CB 1.000 UNIT Traffic Control CB usually has an estimated number of units, this is listed as 1 Unit. Please clarify whether this is 1 LSUM or provide an estimate for CB units.
Answer
Submitted: Friday    28-AUG-2020 08:09 AM
The number of units for Traffic Control CB should be 325,000.  This will be added to the contract per addendum.

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Submitted: Tuesday   01-SEP-2020 01:09 PM
Company: HighMark Traffic Services, Inc.
Contact: Bradley Meyer
It appears the temporary striping quantities is for one application. There should be quantities to cover 2 applications, 1 after the rumble strip operation and 1 after the fog seal is applied to the rumble strips. Can the temporary striping quantities be increased to cover 2 applications?
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday 02-SEPT-2020  02:51 PM

Updated: Wednesday 09-SEPT-2020 02:53 PM

The Temporary Striping quantity should be 2,360,160 feet.  An addendum will be issued.
Plan Sheet 2 has been revised to show addendum changes. REVISED PLAN SHEET 2

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Submitted: Tuesday   01-SEP-2020 01:15 PM
Company: HighMark Traffic Services, Inc.
Contact: Bradley Meyer
The Remove Pavement Markings quantities are 20% of the actual quantities that are being replaced. Can you clarify which areas will have removal ?
Answer
Submitted: 02-SEPT-2020 03:16 PM

The Remove Pavement Marking quantity is for the existing centerline stripe on US 93 from Hamilton to Polson.  This route has 6" striping and not all areas will be removed by the installation of the centerline rumble strips.  These areas are to be removed per Special Provision 21.

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Submitted: Wednesday 09-SEP-2020 09:45 AM 
Company: HSI 
Contact: Estimating 
Special Provision #14 requires mitigation efforts to prevent millings from entering aquatic resources, and states that those areas will be identified in the field. There is additional cost to comply with this provision. Can MDT provide an estimate of how many miles, or number of areas this will apply to?

Answer
Submitted: Friday 11-SEPT-2020 03:00 PM

The approximate quantity of miles that aquatic resources may be present on this project is 60.  This is an estimate only.  No additional compensation will be made if the actual quantity differs from this estimate. All provisions in standard specifications 208.03.3 and special provision # 14 apply.

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Submitted: Wednesday 09-SEP-2020 10:12 AM 
Company: HSI 
Contact: Estimating 
SP#24 Calls for "the proprietary brand of Joint Bond joint sealer" this doesn't show up in a search on the QPL. Is it on the QPL and/or which product is it?

Answer
Submitted: Thursday 10-SEP-2020 9:11 AM 
"Joint Bond®" is a proprietary product brand name and is manufactured by Corrective Asphalt Materials, LLC.  It is not listed on the QPL.  This material is not considered "Crack Sealant" under section 403 of the Standard Specifications and therefore is not subject to QPL requirements for this project
.

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Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 08:46 AM
Company: Knife River
Contact: Estimating
Would the Department consider revising the amount of cores per Special Provision #23. Based on our calculations there will be 142 cores or about 29 lots for 1,888 tn of plant mix. This 472% increase on cores for the quantity of plant mix seems excessive. Also consider the expense the Department and the Contractor are going to incur dealing with all of these cores.
Answer
Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 12:40 PM
Please refer to clarification # 2 in the question and answer forum.  The revised special provision # 23 addresses this concern.

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Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 08:47 AM
Company: Knife River
Contact: Estimating
Are volumetrics going to be tested based on the sub lots as outlined in Special Provision #23?

Answer
Submitted: Thursday 10-SEPT-2020 02:50 PM
No.  Volumetrics will be tested in accordance with Section 401.03.5 Acceptance of Commercial Plant Mix Surfacing.

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Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 08:52 AM
Company: Knife River
Contact: Estimating
Are the sections being repaired continuous or broken into variable sized sections per area?
Answer
Submitted: Thursday 10-SEPT-2020 02:51 PM
The intent is for the repair to be continuous from RP to RP for the identified areas shown in the plans, unless otherwise approved by the EPM.

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Submitted: Thursday  10-SEP-2020 02:28 PM
Company: Knife River
Contact: Estimating
Who is responsible for hauling and disposing of the cold millings. If MDT wants the millings where will they be hauled to?
Answer
Submitted: Friday 11-SEPT-2020 01:07 PM

It is the responsibility of the contractor to haul and dispose of the cold millings.  Include all associated costs in the Cold Milling bid item.

101 - CHINOOK - HARLEM CULVERTS - October 8, 2020

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Addendums

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Clarifications

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Questions

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Submitted: Monday    14-SEP-2020 02:09 PM
Company: TV Pipe Solutions
Contact: Michael Rothenberg
Will Snap-Tite be an acceptable project for the HDPE liner section of this project? Would this be acceptable as a replacement for the CIPP sections of this project?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday    15-SEP-2020 08:24 AM
The use of Snap-Tite liners will not be allowed for use on this project.

102 - JOPLIN - NORTH - October 8, 2020

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Clarifications

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Questions

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103 - SF 109-GR NE OF BOZEMAN (PH 2) - October 8, 2020

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Clarifications

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Questions

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Submitted: Friday    18-SEP-2020 03:26 PM
Company: COP Construction
Contact: Ryan
Bid item 0070 Topsoil-Salvaging and Placing has a bid quantity of 218 CY. Bid item 0300 Topsoil has a bid quantity of 218 CY. Are these two separate bid items supposed to have the exact same quantity as bid item 0300 typically is an import topsoil item?

302 - QUARTZ FLATS REST AREA - October 30, 2020

Notifications

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Submitted: Thursday 16-JULY-2020 03:30 PM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting design and construction services for the Design-Build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 10, 2020.

Project Name:   Quartz Flats Rest Area
Project No.:        IM 90-1(225)58
Control No.:       6875001
 
The purpose of the project will be to reconstruct the existing Quartz Flats Rest Area to better meet current and future demand based on the projected facility usage and corridor growth. Wastewater systems with increased capacity and improved treatment capabilities, expanded truck parking, and upgraded building and restroom facilities are needed to accommodate future usage needs. New water supply systems will be required due to the associated overall site improvements anticipated for the reconstruction improvements of the rest area.
 
The project RFQ and attachments can be found at the following link:  6875000 RFQ

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Submitted: Friday 11-SEPT-2020 01:10 PM
SOQ SHORT LIST:
Dick Anderson Construction
Jackson Contractor Group
Swank Enterprises


Addendums

No Addendums available for this project.


Clarifications

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Submitted: Thursday 10-SEPT-2020 11:05 AM
MDT no longer will be ranking the firms who have submitted responsive Statements of Qualifications and have met the criteria to be short listed to submit a Technical Proposal and Bid Price Proposal.


Questions

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Submitted: Monday    20-JUL-2020 01:01 PM
Company: Swank Enterprises
Contact: Matt Mikkelson
We would like to inquire about an extension on the SOQ for this project. This is a pretty short time frame and as we all know it is very busy this time of the year. We very much want to be a part of this exciting project with the MDT. Is there anyway we could extend this until the end of August? Thank you for your time and consideration for this.
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday 21-JULY-2020 09:30 AM

The table listed on page 14 under Schedule of Events will be revised with the following dates:
DATE             EVENT
7/16/20           RFQ Advertisement Date
8/24/20           SOQ Response Due Date
9/8/20             Short List Date
9/11/20           RFP Issue Date
9/18/20           Pre-Proposal Meeting (Mandatory Attendance)
10/28/20         Technical Proposal Due Date
11/17/20         Bid Price Proposal Due Date
11/20/20         Final Selection Date
1/26/21           Award Date
2/21                Notice to Proceed
Establish the Contract Time in the Technical and Bid Price Proposals.  Complete the project by June 1, 2022
UPDATED: Tuesday 21-JULY-2020
Modify the first paragraph on page one of the RFP as follows: The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting design and construction services for the Design-Build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 24, 2020
.

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Submitted: Tuesday   21-JUL-2020 04:31 PM
Company: Swank Enterprises
Contact: Matt Mikkelson
In our SOQ, if we include team resume's, does that count against our maximum page count? Also, we would like to request the following: • All existing survey files; • As-Builts of the existing facilities; • The Categorical Exclusion document that was signed on Nov 6th 2019; • Documents associated with the preliminary conditional water system approval from MDEQ; and • Documents associated with the preliminary conditional waste water system approval from MDEQ
Answer
Submitted: Thursday   23-JUL-20  10:18 AM
1.           Resumes will count against the total page count.
2.           The following information is posted on the Q&A Forum for download:

3.           The following information will be posted with the upcoming RFP.
                              MDEQ Conditional Water System Approval documents
                              MDEQ Conditional Wastewater System Approval documents

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Submitted: Tuesday   04-AUG-2020 03:53 PM
Company: Swank Enterprises
Contact: Matt Mikkelson
Can we please have the information on bore holes 1-8 and the test pits 1-3 that we can review?
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday 05-AUG-2020 01:18PM

The PRELIMINARY GEOTECHNICAL AND MATERIALS REPORT dated 2/14/19 prepared by DOWL is linked. This contains the information requested.

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Submitted: Thursday  06-AUG-2020 12:58 PM  
Company: CWG Architecture  
Contact: Tony Perpignano  
While we appreciate the effort to streamline and trim down these proposals from past efforts, particularly in the first phase, we are finding it incredibly confining and limiting to showcase and provide enough information about our teams and individuals experience. After all the point of this effort is to separate our team from our competition. If we could suggest that the pages limits, particularly on the resumes, may want to be looked at and increased. In the end there is a very delicate balance between too much and not enough information. This would also apply to the Bozeman Rest Area proposal. Thank you.
Answer
Submitted: Friday 07-AUG-2020 11:02AM
At the team's discretion, one page resumes meeting the size and font requirements for the SOQ can be added as an attachment to the Staffing and Coordination Plan section.  Limit the resumes to just the key personnel and critical support staff.  The stand-alone resumes will not be counted in the SOQ's 15 page limit.  Note that all of the Staffing and Coordination Plan requirements outlined in the RFQ still apply and will be scored accordingly.   This clarification applies only to the Quartz Flats Rest Area Project.  Any request regarding the Bozeman Rest Area must be made separately.

301 - BOZEMAN REST AREA RELOCATION - March 23, 2021

Notifications

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The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting design and construction services for the Design-Build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 21, 2020.

Project Name:   Bozeman Rest Area Relocation
Project No.:        SF 90-6(156)245
Control No.:       9851000
 
The project includes the replacement of the existing North 19th Avenue Bozeman Rest Area at a new location along Interstate 90 west of the current facility. The 6.12-acre 5.48- acre existing Bozeman Rest Area facility was built in 1999. Due to the expanding limits of the City of Bozeman and the increased infrastructure needs in the area, a new location for a replacement facility is desirable. The project requires that the Design-Build Firm provide a property exchange in lieu of any other compensation or cost reimbursement.  In addition to procuring new property to relocate the existing rest area, the successful Firm is also required to design and construct a new single unit rest area facility along and adjacent to I- 90 which meets all MDT and FHWA requirements.

The project RFQ and attachments can be found at the following link:  9851000 RFQ

Updated: Monday 10-AUG-2020  8:49AM
The acreage has been changed from 6.12 to 5.48

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Submitted: Wednesday  09-SEPT-2020  8:00 AM
SOQ SHORT LIST:
Dick Anderson Construction
C.A. Rickert & Associates, Inc. & Diamond Construction, Inc.


Addendums

No Addendums available for this project.


Clarifications

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Submitted: Tuesday 09-JUNE-2020 09:40 AM
A Pre-SOQ meeting will be conducted via SKYPE (link) at 3:00 PM MST on June 15, 2020. Attendees can alternatively use the referenced phone call-in number. This meeting is intended to provide an overview of the project requirements, schedule, SOQ/RFP scoring process, and award procedures. Prospective design-build firms will have the opportunity to ask questions. All comments will be documented and incorporated into the project Q&A Forum
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Submitted: Monday 22-JUNE-2020 09:35AM
PRE-SOQ Meeting Minutes

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Submitted: Monday 22-JUNE-2020 09:38AM
Page 11, Item K. Public Involvement, First Bullet – replace paragraph with:
The Firm is required to include an independent public involvement firm on the team.  Failure to include an independent public involvement firm will be reflected on the Firm’s Team Qualifications score.  The exception is that design firms who hold public involvement term contracts do not need an independent PI firm.  
Page 15, Fifth Bullet – replace sentence with:
Once the Bid Price Proposals have been received by MDT, the Technical Review Committee (TRC) will review the proposals, and using the scoring criteria described above, determine the Preliminary Best Value proposal.

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Submitted: Friday 07-AUG-2020 2:11PM
Page 2, PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GENERAL SCOPE OF WORK, first paragraph, replace the second sentence with the following:The approximate 5.48-acre existing Bozeman Rest Area facility was built in 1999.

Page 15, second bullet under REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – SELECTION CRITERIA, replace the first sentence with the following: The current MDT appraised value of the existing Bozeman Rest Area facility is $3,818,888.

MDT has identified the need for future highway widening along North 19th Avenue and the I-90 Interstate eastbound onramp.  A site plan is located at the following link SITE PLAN which illustrates the area MDT will reserve for the future widening.  Note that the reserved area is shown in relation to the existing access control fencing.  The 5.48-acre remainder is approximate and the final developable acreage deeded to the successful design-build firm may vary based on the final surveyed acreage.

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Submitted: Wednesday  09-SEPT-2020   8:01 AM
MDT no longer will be ranking the firms who have submitted responsive Statements of Qualifications and have met the criteria to be short listed to submit a Technical Proposal and Bid Price Proposal.

 


Questions

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Submitted: Friday    10-JUL-2020 01:56 PM
Company: DOWL
Contact: Doug Fischer
In the RFQ under Major Design Features, Section A. Rest Area Location, 3rd bullet: Would MDT consider extending the parameter of "2500 feet from the interchange ramps" to 3000 feet?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday    14-JUL-2020 09:33 AM
The third paragraph under Item A. in the RFQ project scope is modified as follows: "The closest entrance cannot be located ant further than 3000 feet from the interchange ramps".

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Submitted: Tuesday   14-JUL-2020 01:33 PM
Company: Diamond Construction Inc
Contact: Nicki Goettel
If the successful firm is to purchase the land in their name and complete a Rest Area under their ownership, who will the proposal guarantee be made to? In stating that the contracting firm must have a bonding capacity of at least 100 percent of the total projected combined cost of the new facility and property, is MDT stating the successful firm would be required to provide payment and performance bonds on a project they own through construction?
Answer:
Submitted: Friday 07-JULY-2020 02:10 PM
Response to 1st part of question:  In accordance with Standard Specification section 102.09, the Proposal guaranty will be unconditionally payable to the Department for no less than 10% of the Proposal.  For the purpose of this project, the Proposal amount equals the appraised value of the Bozeman Rest Area. 

 Response to 2nd part of question:  In accordance with Standard Specification sections 103.06 and 103.07, the successful firm must furnish an executed contract bond or bonds in a sum equal to the contract amount.   For this project the contract amount will equal the Proposal amount described above. The contract bond must remain in effect until the certificate of completion is accepted by the Commission.

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Submitted: Monday    10-AUG-2020 11:59 AM  
Company: CWG Architecture  
Contact: Tony Perpignano
While we appreciate the effort to streamline and trim down these proposals from past efforts, particularly in this first submittal phase, we are finding it incredibly confining and limiting to showcase and provide enough information about our teams and individuals experience. After all the point of this effort is to separate our team from our competition. If we could suggest that the page limits particularly on the resumes may want to be looked at and increased. Also is the a reason for the project approach to decrease from four pages to two?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday 11-OCT-2020 02:25 PM

At the team's discretion, one page resumes meeting the size and font requirements for the SOQ can be added as an attachment to the Staffing and Coordination Plan section.  Limit the resumes to just the key personnel and critical support staff.  The stand-alone resumes will not be counted in the SOQ's 15 page limit.  Note that all of the Staffing and Coordination Plan requirements outlined in the RFQ still apply and will be scored accordingly.  
 
The Project Approach section in the RFQ was limited to 2 pages when originally posted, and it remains at 2 pages.