The replacement and repair of sidewalks throughout all 8 wards in the District of Columbia is being undertaken by the District Department of Transportation.
- Invitation No.: DCKA-2012-Q-0037
The District Department of Transportation will be undertaking the replacement and repair of sidewalks throughout all 8 wards. Currently a solicitation is being advertised to attract contractors for this endeavor.
It is the intent of the District of Columbia Government, Department of Transportation (DDOT), Street and Bridge Maintenance Unit (TOA) to acquire the services of up to four contractors to perform sidewalk repair/replacement.
The Contractor shall perform work in accordance with specifications and drawings provided herewith, the District of Columbia, Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Highways and Structures, 2009 and the District of Columbia, Department of Transportation Standard Drawings 2009. The Standard Specifications are available online at ddot.dc.gov.
Work under this contract consists of citywide rehabilitation of sidewalks at various locations in the District of Columbia. The contractor shall:
- Implement and maintain vehicular and pedestrian traffic safety plan throughout the contract.
- Implement and maintain sediment and erosion control measures for the contract
- Construct new or part of existing sidewalks surface including pavement, curb and gutter, alley entrances, water valves and manholes, sewer manholes, and drainage inlets, as directed by the Engineer.
- Mobilize and demobilize work and storage areas
- The Contractor shall maintain all utilities structures and service within the contract limits throughout the durations of the contract for all repairs made to the utilities.
The District has an immediate need to provide sidewalk repair service as a result of a backlog of sidewalk repair request. Sidewalk repair service is required to repair damaged and broken sidewalk segments that have been identified as “standing hazardous sidewalks” that need to be repaired to prevent a public safety issue. The repair includes the damaged sidewalk and any parts of the tree box space involved in the emergency repair. The Contractors bid shall include the minimal quantity of work per line item per mobilization location.
The Contractor shall perform all work in accordance with the applicable documents listed in Section C.1.1. The Contractor shall also be responsible for providing all management, supervision, personnel, tools, materials, equipment and transportation required to perform the following services:
- The Contractor shall dispose of all trees at a legally licensed landfill facility and furnish proof that the disposal facility is a legally licensed landfill facility.
- The contractor shall leave the site safe and shall clear the public right of way for pedestrians and vehicles to travel.
- The Contractor shall take care to protect public and private property such as sidewalks, fence, retaining walls, other trees, shrubs and automobiles.
- The Contractor shall be held strictly responsible for any damage to public or private property and shall make any replacements or repairs promptly at his own expense.
- The contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (CA), in writing, of all damage to private or public space by the close of business of the day of the event with a description of what happened and photos of the incident.
- Contractor shall take precautions to protect underground utilities when removing stumps. The Contractor shall coordinate with the appropriate utility authority before proceeding with the work.