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P/T Notices

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.

Potential Projects List

MnDOT maintains a list of potential, upcoming Professional/Technical projects. This list is updated on a regular basis, and is provided to help consultants plan and prepare for upcoming solicitations. You can view the current list, last updated on 10/31/2019, here:

Potential Projects List (Word)

Notices for Potential Responder Information and Feedback

Meeting Notices, Draft Scopes/Solicitations, Etc.

The following 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.

Metro District Urban Freight Perspective Study Project
A pre-RFP meeting for this project is scheduled for this project as follows:
Date: November 20, 2019
Time: 1:00-3:00pm
Location: MnDOT Metro District Office, 1500 West County B2, Conference room A, Roseville, MN 55113

Questions regarding this meeting can be directed to John Tompkins at john.tompkins@state.mn.us.

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 economic 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

The following section lists all current P/T RFPs and Informal Solicitations. Note: you do not need to be pre-qualified or on any current MnDOT Certified List Programs to respond to these advertisements. 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.

Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Training and Executive Coaching Support

Brief Description: The MnDOT Office of Equity and Diversity (OED) fosters a diverse and inclusive workforce so that every employee can contribute their best, knowing it is valued. This office exists to develop and implement a diversity, equity and inclusion strategy that creates comprehensive and sustained systems change for MnDOT. MnDOT’s diversity and inclusion goals and strategies are pointed in a common direction and plan, with no redundancy. This effectively integrates the processes and procedures of our organization into the way business is done.

Date Posted: 11/07/2019
Due Date: 12/02/2019

Development of the Web-based Geometric Design Training Video Series

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for the development of a web-based Geometric Design Training Video Series (GDTVS) that meets current highway design standards, are in English unit, and meets modern technology. The web-based GDTVS will be the product of a complete revamp of the original GDTVS. The original 34 modules of GDTVS were developed more than two decades ago through the multi-state pooled fund process and are now outdated. These modules use the Metric unit, do not meet current design standards, and function inadequately with modern technology. 

Date Posted: 10/24/2019
Due Date: 11/18/2019

Multi-Facility Single-Occupant Lavatory Program at Metro District Facilities

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for the Design of Multi-Facility Single-Occupant Lavatory Program at Metro District Facilities at Oakdale Truck Station, Golden Valley Headquarters, Metro District Waters Edge Headquarters and the Regional Traffic Management Center.

Date Posted: 10/21/2019
Due Date: 11/14/2019

Multi-Facility Single-Occupant Lavatory Program at Outstate District Facilities

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for the Design of Multi-Facility Single-Occupant Lavatory Program at Outstate Facilities at MnDOT Central Shop-Fort Snelling, District 6-Winona Truck Station, District 7-Windom Headquarters, and District 8-Marshall Headquarters.

Date Posted: 10/21/2019
Due Date: 11/14/2019

Twin Ports Interchange Work Package #1 Inspection and Contract Administration

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for contract management and inspection staff for the construction of the Twin Ports Interchange. The Twin Ports Interchange (TPI) project is the reconstruction of the interchanges of I-35/I-535/Hwy 53 and I-535/Garfield Avenue in Duluth, Minnesota.   This project is being delivered via the Construction Manger General Contractor (CMGC) delivery process and two work packages are anticipated.  It is anticipated that work will begin year around in May 2020 and continue through October 2022 with final clean up in the spring/summer 2023.

Date Posted: 10/17/2019
Due Date: 11/20/2019

Minnesota CAV Challenge

Brief Description: The purpose of this project is to allow industry and transportation partners to propose innovative projects with the potential to advance Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) technologies in Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) desires a wide variety of project ideas from multiple organizations to establish Minnesota as a leader in CAV initiates. This solicitation is being conducted as an open, on-going request for proposals allowing potential responders to submit a proposal at any time. Proposals will be considered on a pre-determined review cycle outlined in this document. This is an opportunity for new and emerging CAV technologies to be developed, tested, and demonstrated in Minnesota. It is anticipated that this solicitation will result in multiple contract awards. The number of contracts awarded will depend on the size of projects submitted and available funding.

Date Posted: 10/01/2018
Due Date: 01/16/2020, 04/16/2020, 07/16/2020 (Ongoing Submittal Dates - See RFP and Addendum for details)

Notices Open to Pre-Qualified Consultants Only

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.

Third Avenue Bridge Communications and Public Engagement Project

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for Contractor to provide communications and engagement for the upcoming three year construction project on the Third Avenue Bridge in downtown Minneapolis.

Date Posted: 11/14/2019
Due Date: 12/03/2019

Approach Roadways Design and Right of Way Acquisition for Replacement of Bridge No. 6483 on US 61

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for preliminary and detail design for a bridge replacement and approach improvement project on US Highway 61 (US 61) in the City of Red Wing. The project spans approximately 0.4 miles, from approximately Bench Street to east of the Withers Harbor Drive intersection in the City of Red Wing. The project includes replacement of Bridge 6483 and plugging Bridge 6482, which is an old railroad bridge that is no longer in service.

Date Posted: 11/01/2019
Due Date: 11/20/2019

  • Pre-Qualification Announcement (PDF)
  • Scope of Work (PDF)
  • TGB/Vet Special Provisions (PDF)
  • Questions (PDF)
  • Official List (PDF): Consultants must be Pre-Qualified in the following Work Type(s) to respond to this announcement:
    • 1.12 Environmental Documentation - Class II Actions
    • 1.21 Geometric Layouts - Level 1
    • 2.11 Highway Design - Level 1
    • 3.13 Bridge and Structure Design - Level 3
    • 5.53 Wetland Services - Level 3
    • 8.1 Direct Purchase
    • 8.3 Field Title Investigation
    • 8.4 Titel Services
    • 8.51 R/W Appraisals - Level 1
    • 9.4 Design/Location Surveys
    • 9.6 Land Surveys
    • 14.1 Traffic Signal Design
    • 14.3 Roadway Lighting Design
    • 14.41 Temporary Traffic Control Plan - Level 1
    • 14.7 Traffic Engineering Special Studies
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