MnDOT solicits P/T projects in a variety of ways. P/T notices are open to both pre-qualified consultants only and to the general public. Each section below describes the process being utilized, and the consultants eligible to respond.
At the direction of the Department of Administration, MnDOT now advertises Requests for Proposals in the SWIFT system. Each agency was affected by the implementation differently; please refer to the links below to understand how MnDOT projects have been affected:
Notices for Potential Responder Information and Feedback
This section is used to advertise informational notices. For example, informational meeting notices on an upcoming project; draft scopes of work/RFP's for industry review and/or comment; etc.
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Minnesota's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The State of Minnesota is committed to diversity and inclusion in its public procurement process. The goal is to ensure that those providing services to the State are representative of our Minnesota communities and include businesses owned by minorities, women, veterans, and those with substantial physical disabilities. Creating broader opportunities for historically under-represented groups provides for additional options and greater competition in the marketplace, creates stronger relationships and engagement within our communities, and fosters ecomomic development and equality.
Whenever possible, MnDOT strongly encourages the use of Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE's), Targeted Group Businesses (TGB's) and Veteran Owned Businesses (VET).
Notices Open to All Consultants
SWIFT RFPs/INFORMAL SOLICITATIONS
MnDOT advertises Formal RFP's and Informal Solicitations in the state's 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 MnDOT Certified List Program to respond to 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.
If you have reviewed a RFP/Informal Solicitation in the SWIFT system, or downloaded the RFP/Informal Solicitation from the SWIFT system, you should be a registered vendor.
If you received a RFP/Informal Solicitation in paper form, or are not able to download the RFP/Informal Solicitation, you most likely need to register as a vendor. Note that approval of your registration may take 3–4 business days.
Consultant Services advertises these RFPs/Informal Solicitations, along with all supporting documentation, addendums, questions and/or other related issues solely within 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.
Cost Effective Energy Generation on MnDOT Properties
SWIFT Event ID: 2000005581
Brief Description: This project is to evaluate the potential use of solar energy on agency property to achieve multiple goals, including the reduction of agency greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, off-setting MnDOT electricity use, and greater consistency and certainty of agency electricity costs. The project supports these goals by identifying potential sites for solar power on MnDOT properties, including MnDOT right-of-way and on, or adjacent to, MnDOT-owned buildings.
Brief Description: The goal of this project is to improve roadway safety by fostering positive traffic safety values in a community and promoting the acceptance of Toward Zero Deaths goals and traffic safety initiatives and projects.
Transportation Research Assistance Program - Certified List
SWIFT Event ID: 2000005505
Brief Description: MnDOT’s Office of Transportation System Management (OTSM), Research Services & Library, administers several Transportation Research Programs encompassing a broad spectrum of study. Minnesota Statute §161.53 dictates the Commissioner sets aside dollars for transportation research including public and private research partnerships. The designated research dollars must be spent for:
Research to improve the design, construction, maintenance, management and environmental compatibility of transportation systems, including research into and implementation of innovations in bridge-monitoring technology and bridge inspection technology; bridge inspection techniques and best practices; and the cost-effectiveness of deferred or lower cost highway and bridge design and maintenance activities and their impacts on long-term trunk highway costs and maintenance needs.
Research on transportation policies that enhance energy efficiency and economic development.
Programs for implementing and monitoring research results.
Development of transportation and outreach activities. The State Planning & Research Program is a federally funded program. MnDOT Research Services & Library also administers the Local Road Research Board (LRRB) research program.
The following section lists all current P/T RFPs and Informal Solicitations open for response, being processed outside of the SWIFT system. Note: you do not need to be pre-qualified or on any current MnDOT Certified List Programs to respond to these advertisements. The following P/T RFPs and Informal Solicitations will be posted solely on this webpage, along with all supporting documentation, addendums, questions and/or other related issues. 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.
Logo Sign Franchise Program
Brief Description: Under Minnesota Statutes §160.80, MnDOT operates the
Logo Sign Franchise Program on Interstate highways and certain controlled access highways in Minnesota. The
Program provides for blue highway signs with individual logos for businesses that provide motorist
services (gas, food, lodging, camping, and 24‐hour pharmacies) and eligible attractions. MnDOT
implements it by contract with a qualified firm. The current contract expires December 31, 2016. The purpose of this RFP is to provide interested parties with information to
enable them to prepare and submit a proposal for the continuance of the Minnesota Logo Sign
Franchise Program. MnDOT intends to use the results of this RFP to award a
10‐year contract and seeks proposals from qualified firms.
Desiger Selection for Project 16-05: New MnDOT Courtland Truck Station, MnDOT Building Number 91456
Brief Description: The selected design team will provide the following services under this contract, in relation to the Design of the New MnDOT Courtland Truck Station:
Review MnDOT’s programming documents, building requirements and Schematic Plans.
Provide Schematic Design alternatives, Design Development of selected schematic design and prepare Construction Documents for the Truck Station Building, Outbuildings and Sitework with Specifications including MnDOT’s preferred products and materials.
Provide Design Requirements drawings and specifications for:
Design/Build Fabric-covered Steel Frame System with Precast Concrete Bunker Panels with Geomembrane based on MnDOT’s requirements, standard drawings and specifications to be adapted for this project.
Design/Build Precast Concrete Bunker Panels and wood framed cover with Preformed Metal Roof and Wall Panels based on MnDOT’s requirements, standard drawings and specifications to be adapted for this project.
Design/Build Metal Building System with Hollow Metal Doors and Steel Sectional Doors based on MnDOT’s requirements, standard drawings and specifications to be adapted for this project.
Design and Contract Documents for:
Sanitary sewer and a package pumping station sized accordingly to tie into the City’s force main system to handle the range of anticipated flows with 100% standby capacity. Provide additional design layouts and options that will allow the sewerage system to connect to a future gravity system without the need of a lift station.
A Natural Gas LP supply tank system adaptable to future Natural Gas utility in street.
Bidding Assistance Services.
Regulatory Plan Review Submittals and other submittals to jurisdictions as required.
Construction Administration for the Truck Station Building and Sitework and for the Outbuildings.
Brief Description: This solicitation is for MnDOT’s ITS program support services for which MnDOT cannot estimate its total need. Services will be provided for on an “on call” basis, based on a requirement generated by the level of ITS activity. Services are being requested for the following five Categories of Service:
ITS program development and management
ITS project delivery
ITS project evaluation
ITS architecture, standards and integration services
Consultants must be pre-qualified in the identified work type(s) to respond to a Pre-Qualification Announcement. 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 sub-consultant(s), and which work type(s) the sub-consultant(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.
Modeling Study I-35 in Carlton County
Brief Description: The goal of this project is to provide aprons for safety and access along I-35 in Carlton County.
Brief Description: The successful responder will utilize the previous Phase IA survey, and new information developed since that study, to identify areas with archaeological potential for Phase I field investigation. The successful responder will prepare a Phase I letter report, and will include recommendations for any Phase II work.
Brief Description: The Successful Responder will provide one person to MnDOT’s Contaminated Material Management Team (CMMT) to perform project management services including work necessary for managing contaminated soil and groundwater to meet project needs and timelines. This position primarily provides senior level, around 10 + years of environmental experience, technical support to MnDOT’s CMMT.
Official List (PDF 66KB): Consultants must be Pre-Qualified in the following Work Type(s) to respond to this announcement:
5.41 Contaminated Property Investigation - Level I
Liability Analysis Staff Augmentation
Brief Description: The Successful Responder will provide one person to MnDOT’s Contaminated Material Management Team (CMMT) to perform assistant project management services including work necessary for managing contaminated soil and groundwater to meet project needs and timelines. This position primarily provides junior level, around 1 to 5 years of environmental experience, technical support to MnDOT’s CMMT.
Brief Description: The goal of this project is to provide professional services for condition assessments and repair cost estimates for 18 Historic Roadside Properties previously rehabilitated under the MnDOT Historic Roadside Properties Program. All assessment work and recommendations must be consistent with the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties (SOI).
Official List (PDF 65KB): Consultants must be Pre-Qualified in the following Work Type(s) to respond to this announcement:
12.5 Historic Architect Services
Design Plans for SP 3411-92 on Highways 71/7
Brief Description: The goals of this project are to provide MnDOT with a detailed design plans needed to bring State Projects 3411-92 to letting and construction on schedule for letting in March of 2017.