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As required by the Taxpayers’ Transportation Accountability Act, Minnesota Statutes §161.3203, subdivision 3(b), MnDOT hereby provides public notice that it proposes to award privatization transportation contracts as follows:

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Note: All documents found on this page are in .pdf format unless otherwise specified.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Please see the "Updates" page for information regarding recent changes to parking and building entry availability at MnDOT's Central Office Transportation Building.

 

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NOTICES FOR POTENTIAL RESPONDER INFORMATION & FEEDBACK

 

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NOTICES OPEN TO ALL CONSULTANTS - SWIFT

At the direction of the Department of Administration, MnDOT now advertises RFP's in the SWIFT system. The following section lists a brief description of all current RFPs and Solicitations open for response in the SWIFT portal. You do NOT need to be pre-qualified or on any current Certified List program to respond to a these advertisements. However, you MUST be a registered vendor in SWIFT in order to review and/or respond to a RFP/Informal Solicitation identified in this section.

 

Consultant Services advertises these RFPs/Informal Solicitations, along with all supporting documentation, addendums, questions and/or other related issues in the SWIFT Portal. As a potential responder, you will be responsible for checking back for changes, addendums and/or questions that have been answered and posted. The SWIFT Event Details will identify the last date to submit questions.

 

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IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE:

  • OBTAINING A VENDOR ID
  • COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS
  • NAVIGATING THE SWIFT PORTAL
  • DOWNLOADING OR RESPONDING TO A RFP

 

YOU MUST CALL THE SWIFT HELPLINE AT 651-201-8100, AND CHOOSE OPTION 1 (twice). The person listed in the RFP/Informal Solicitation cannot assist you in these areas.

 

Current SWIFT RFPs / Informal Solicitations

 

Synthesis on GPS/AVL Equipment Used for Winter Maintenance


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003030

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to develop a “consumer reports” type of digest analyzing the different GPS/AVL systems out there, including how well each one performs and systems requirements and constraints. The project would also include a synthesis report on policies and impacts related to agency use of GPS/AVL systems.

 

Date Posted: 08/13/14
Due Date: 09/04/14

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Quantifying the Impact that New Capital Projects will have on Roadway Snow and Ice Control Operations


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003041

Brief Description: The goal of the project is to develop an automated method of quantifying the anticipated impact that new capital projects will have on costs for winter maintenance. This method could be used in the early stages of project development to determine if an agency will need additional resources, such as trucks, salt, fuel, and manpower, to provide winter maintenance after the project is completed, or could aid maintenance managers in justifying requests for additional resources after projects are complete.

 

Date Posted: 08/13/14
Due Date: 09/04/14

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Use of Equipment Lighting During Snowplow Operations


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003042

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to develop a summary of best practices in use today by state DOTs in their use of headlights, work lights, and warning light technology in snow plow operations. The summary would include recommendations regarding the various lighting technologies in use, including mounting location guidelines. The primary focus of the project is on information to be used by state and local agencies to provide guidance for purchasing and installing an optimal configuration of lighting for single and tandem axle plow trucks used for snow removal. The secondary focus of the project is on other equipment used for winter maintenance including, larger all-wheel drive dump trucks, light vehicles including pickup trucks and off-road equipment including end loaders, motor graders and snow blowers.

 

Date Posted: 08/13/14
Due Date: 09/04/14

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Weather Severity Map Enhancement


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003043

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to develop a state-focused version of each of the 5 weather severity maps (hours of blowing snow; hours of freezing rain; hours of snowfall; inches of snow and overall severity) for each of the 29 member states, based on the maps developed in the original project. An example has been provided below.

 

Date Posted: 08/13/14
Due Date: 09/04/14

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Construction Contract Administration for I-90 & TH 14 Projects


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003062

Brief Description: The goal of this project is for the Contractor to provide contract administration, construction inspection, materials testing, bituminous and concrete plant monitoring, traffic control compliance, project materials certification and project finalization to ensure that the project is completed within reasonable conformity to the plans, specifications and contract provisions.

 

Date Posted: 08/12/14
Due Date: 09/03/14

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Dynamic Traffic Assignment/Mesoscopic Modeling Construction Project Traffic Impact Analyses


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003024

Brief Description: This project is to develop a large area Dynamic Traffic Assignment/Mesoscopic model to evaluate construction phasing scenarios during the construction season. This model is necessary to determine the most cost effective strategies for minimizing road user costs associated with construction.

 

Date Posted: 07/30/14
Due Date: 08/21/14

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NOTICES OPEN TO ALL CONSULTANTS - NON-SWIFT

The following section lists all current P/T RFPs and Informal Solicitations open for response. *Note: you do NOT need to be pre-qualified or on any current MnDOT Certified List programs to respond to a RFP/Informal Solicitation.

 

The following P/T RFPs and Informal Solicitations will be posted solely on this web page, along with all supporting docmentation, addendums, questions and/or other related issues on this web page. As a potential responder, you are responsible for checking back for changes, addendums and/or questions that have been answered and posted. Each RFP/Informal Solicitation will identify the last date to submit questions, along with an anticipated date the answers will be posted. All consultants (pre-qualified or not) can propose on projects advertised as a RFP/Informal Solicitation below.

 

Current Non-SWIFT RFPs / Informal Solicitations

 

Construction Contract Dispute Resolution Services


SWIFT Event ID: 2000003031

Brief Description: MnDOT's Office of Construction and Innovative Contracting administers contracts on construction projects that involve claims, disputes on construction issues, training for construction personnel, and dispute resolution. Further, some claims and disputes may require MnDOT to seek out assistance from technical experts in the fields of grading and base, bituminous pavement, concrete pavement and bridges and structures, among others. Some contracts are funded by consultant services funds; others are funded by the district managing a particular project. Most contracts are tied to a particular construction project. Contracts involving project disputes can range from forensic accounting or an independent cost estimate related to a contract change; engineering expertise regarding schedule and claim analysis and support for training, partnering and alternative dispute resolution. Should the dispute reach the legal arena, MnDOT may need expert testimony to help present its case.

 

Date Posted: 08/11/14
Due Date: 09/05/14

 

RFP/Information Solicitation (116KB)

Questions (57KB)

 

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NOTICES OPEN TO PRE-QUALIFIED CONSULTANTS ONLY

The following section lists all current Pre-Qualification Announcements open for response. *Note: you MUST be pre-qualified in the identified Work Type(s) in order to respond to a Pre-Qualification Announcement. For more information on becoming pre-qualified, see the Pre-Qualification Program web page.

 

In order to submit a letter of interest to a project identified below, consultants must be pre-qualified at the time the announcement is posted. Each project below has its own "Official List", which identifies the consultants who are eligible to submit for that specific project.*

 

*Please Note: If consultants are not pre-qualified for ALL work types needed for project, they must make arrangements to subcontract with a firm(s) that is pre-qualified in the work type(s). If applicable, the consultant must identify in the letter of interest their subconsultant(s), and which work type(s) the subconsultant(s) will be completing.

 

If there are not firms currently listed on the "Official List" for an identified work type(s), the consultant may provide the work themselves or they may subcontract with any firm.

 

Current Pre-Qualification Announcements

 

Benson Pavement Rehabilitation and ADA Improvements

 

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for Planning, Preliminary Surveying, Design Engineering and Preparation of Plans for Bituminous Mill and Overlay along with improving pedestrian ramps and sidewalk facilities to American's with Disabilities Act compliance along TH 9, TH 12 and TH 29 in the City of Benson Minnesota. The goal of this project is to complete final design plans to meet the project letting of February 24, 2017.


Date Posted: 08/05/14
Due Date: 08/22/14

 

Hwy 53 Relocation Construction Schedule

 

Brief Description: The project involves the abandonment of the existing TH-53 between Cuyana Drive and Second Avenue in Virginia and the relocation of the highway to a new location. The new alignment has not been determined yet, and is being evaluated by State as part of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) effort currently underway on the project. Three build alternative alignments are being studied for construction.  This contract will provide cost initial estimates and project schedules for alternatives M1 and E2.  This contract will also provide up to two update cost estimates and project schedules for alternatives M1 and E2.  This contract will also provide up to two update cost estimates for alternatives El-a Bridge and El-a Reinforced Soil Slope (RSS).


Date Posted: 07/22/14
Due Date: 08/14/14

 

 

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