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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 99-686



Retention of an Engineering Firm

[29 Pa.B. 2212]

Reference No. 3-111

   The Turnpike Commission (Commission) will retain an engineering firm to perform environmental services on an open-end basis for a variety of environmental services to be provided on various projects being performed by the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

   The type of tasks to be addressed may include, but are not limited to, the following: project need documentation; alternatives analysis evaluation; farmlands evaluations and ALCAB presentations; historical structures inventories; Phase I, II and III archeological investigations; wetlands identification and delineation, value and function analysis, and mitigation design; surface water quality and aquatic biota investigations; hazardous waste investigations; noise monitoring, modeling and abatement evaluations; and air quality investigations. The contract will be for a not-to-exceed amount of $750,000 or a 2 year period, whichever occurs first.

   Questions and inquiries concerning this project should be directed to David Willis at 939-9551, Ext. 3570 or by e-mail at

General Requirements and Information

   Firms interested in performing the above services are invited to submit expanded letters of interest to Barry L. Troup, P.E., Assistant Chief Engineer for Design, at the PA Turnpike Commission Administration Building located on Eisenhower Boulevard at the Harrisburg-East Interchange (No. 19). (FedEx address: Route 283 and Eisenhower Boulevard, Highspire, PA 17034) (Mailing Address: P. O. Box 67676, Harrisburg, PA 17106-7676).

   The expanded letters of interest must include the following for both the prime and all subconsultants: the project reference number on the cover, a Standard Form 254, ''Architect-Engineer and Related Services Questionnaire,'' not more than 1 year old as of the date of this advertisement, resumes of key personnel expected to be involved in the project (limit to one 8 1/2 x 11 page, one side, per person), an organizational chart and explanation that the firm has successfully completed similar type projects of the same magnitude. If the firm has multiple offices, the location of the office performing the work must be identified.

   Firms with out-of-State headquarters or corporation not incorporated in Pennsylvania must include with each expanded letter of interest a copy of their registration to do business in this Commonwealth as provided by the Department of State.

   The Consultant in their submission should identify the following factors:

   (A)  Specialized experience and technical competence of firm. The firm must clearly demonstrate their capabilities of completing this project by identifying similar projects that have been completed, the magnitude of the project and the client.

   (B)  Past record of performance with respect to cost control, work quality and ability to meet schedules. The specific experience of individuals who constitute the firms shall be considered.

   (C)  Expanded letters of interest must include an indication of the prime consultant's and subconsultant's current workload for all Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission projects.

   (D)  Location of consultant's office where the work will be performed.

   (E)  Listing of subconsultants intended. Any deviation from the subconsultants listed in the expanded letter of interest will require written approval from the Commission.

   (F)  An organization chart for the project, identifying key personnel. Only resumes of key personnel should be included.

   (G)  Other factors, if any, specific to the project.

   There is not a minimum participation level for DBE/MBE/WBEs in this project.

   Each firm should demonstrate in their expanded letter of interest their ability to perform the specific requirements indicated for this project by including a maximum three page report on this project.

   The expanded letter of interest and required forms must be received by 12 p.m., Friday, May 14, 1999. Any letters of interest received after this date and time will be time-stamped and returned.

   Based on an evaluation of acceptable expanded letters of interest received in response to this solicitation, one firm will be selected for this project. The order of preference will be established for the purpose of entering into an agreement with the highest ranked firm established by the Technical Review Committee and approved by the Commission. Technical proposals or requests for proposals will not be requested prior to selection.

   The Commission reserves the right to reject all expanded letters of interest, to cancel solicitation requested under this notice, and/or to re-advertise solicitation for these services.


[Pa.B. Doc. No. 99-686. Filed for public inspection April 23, 1999, 9:00 a.m.]

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