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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.

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.

Draft Project for Feedback:

Proof of Concept - Developing Scopes of Work, Associated with P6 Activities

Brief Description: MnDOT plans to release a RFP, in May 2017, to hire a consultant team that will create template scopes of work for typical professional technical contracts at MnDOT. A draft scope of this contract is not yet written, but the draft P6 schedule posted below shows the work packages and anticiapted activities.

Submit comments or questions regarding this project, prior to the RFP release date, to:

Jerome Adams: 651-234-7611; or Peter Harff: 507-304-6194

Non-MnDOT Solicitation:

Minnesota Trunk Highway 22 Corridor Study - MAPO Request for Proposals

Brief Description: This Request For Proposals is to study the existing corridor of Minnesota Trunk Highway 22 (TH 22) that connects the cities of St. Peter and Kasota on the north end, the city of Mapleton on the south end, and runs along the developing east edge of the city of Mankato. Mankato is in Segment 2 of the study area and part of the Metropolitan Planning Organization, the Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization (MAPO). The professional-technical contract and procurement process will be administrated by MAPO, with the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) and the local jurisdictions assisting in the process. TH 22 is classified as a principal arterial from TH 169 in St. Peter to TH 14 in Mankato, and minor arterial from TH 14 to the south end of the study area. The corridor to be studied has several different contextual settings, each with unique and interrelated issues. The study will be set up in three distinct segments, for administrative, jurisdictional, and contextual reasons.

Issued Date: 03/01/17
Due Date: 03/31/17

  • RFP (PDF 1.74MB)

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.

ABC Ramps - Transportation Options Implementation Plan

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to have an updated implementation plan for the ABC Ramps management, programs and outreach that fulfill the original goals to reduce single-occupancy vehicle trips. Objectives are to:

  1. Participate in the larger U of M research project.
  2. Conduct analysis of current management practices.
  3. Recommend new or improved programs.
  4. Recommend new or improved outreach methods.
  5. Develop a detailed implementation plan including performance measures, budget, technology needs and timeline.

Date Posted: 03/27/17
Due Date: 04/18/17

Perception Tracking Study - Wave 12

Brief Description: The Perception Tracking Study is part of an ongoing effort to gauge perceptions of the Metro Area driving public regarding traffic management and congestion mitigation tools. MnDOT is interested in monitoring the public’s level of awareness, usage and opinions of these traffic management tools as well as the overall perception of MnDOT’s effectiveness at managing traffic. The Perception Tracking Study has been administered annually since 1996, with the exception of 2002 and 2003, as well as 2006-2010. The last study, Wave 11, was completed in September 2012.

Date Posted: 03/23/17
Due Date: 04/05/17

Connected Corridor Program Technical Support

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to provide technical support to the overall Connected Corridor Program which will include a project delivery team and an evaluation team in addition to the technical support team identified through this solicitation. The key outcomes of the technical support effort will be the development of the Concept of Operations, Systems Requirements and Security Plan documents.

Date Posted: 03/17/17
Due Date: 05/02/17

Metro Wide Lighting and Signal Pole Structural Inspections

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses for the structural inspection of selected roadway lighting units and traffic signal poles for the Metropolitan District that are operated & maintained, within State right-of-way or owned by MnDOT. The main portion of the work will include providing mobilization and traffic control (as needed) to support a ground-level visual inspection of key structural components, documentation of the inspection results and recommended maintenance action(s). Traffic signal poles will need to include aerial inspections as well as ground-level.

Date Posted: 03/09/17
Due Date: 04/03/17

Maintenance Certified List Program

Brief Description: MnDOT requests responses to provide services by licensed professionals in the following categories:

  1. Architectural
  2. Structural Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Building Automation Systems (BAS) & Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Commissioning Services
  7. Water/Wastewater Engineering and Subsurface Sewage Treatment Systems
  8. Geotechnical Studies
  9. Materials Testing and Special Inspections
  10. Cost Estimating
  11. Planning/Scoping
  12. Owners Representative
  13. Forensic Engineering and Architecture
  14. Construction Management
  15. Roofing and Waterproofing
  16. Architectural and Engineering Drafting
  17. HVAC Test and Balance Systems

Date Posted: 02/23/17
Due Date: 03/30/17

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.

Project Development for the Downtown Reconstruction of Trunk Highway 12 from 4th Street to E. Commercial Drive in Litchfield, MN

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to provide detail design plans for stat project 4704-89 on U.S. Highway 12 in Litchfield, MN.

Date Posted: 03/27/17
Due Date: 04/11/17

International Falls Urban Design

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to provide a set of final design plans and a Visual Quality Plan for work on TH 53 and TH 11 in International Falls.

Date Posted: 03/22/17
Due Date: 04/13/17

  • Pre-Qualification Announcement (PDF 176KB)
  • Scope of Work (PDF 155KB)
  • Questions (PDF 43KB)
  • Gateway Design Plan (PDF 14.91MB)
  • Official List (PDF 51KB): Consultants must be Pre-Qualified in the following Work Type(s) to respond to this announcement:
    • 1.22 Geometric Layouts - Level 2
    • 2.13 Highway Design - Level 3
    • 14.1 Traffic Signal Design
    • 14.3 Roadway Lighting Design
    • 14.4 Temporary Traffic Control Plan Design & Special Provisions
    • 14.61 Signing Plan Design & Special Provisions - Level 1
    • 18.1 Transportation Landscape Architecture

Districtwide Wetlands and Permitting Assistance

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to obtain a firm to delineate wetlands and complete wetlands permit applications for projects in District 1.

Date Posted: 03/14/17
Due Date: 03/30/17

Stewart River Bridge Study, Layout and Environmental Document

Brief Description: The goal of this project is to develop alternatives for the historic Stewart River Bridge. Other work items include the geometric layout and the environmental document. See attached Exhibit A for a detailed Scope of work and deliverables.

Date Posted: 03/07/17
Due Date: 03/28/17