Story at a Glance
- The Office of Contracting and Procurement, on behalf of the District Department of Transportation Traffic Operations Administration (DDOT/TOA), is soliciting Standard Form 330 from experienced Architect-Engineer firms.
- Solicitation of Statements of Qualifications: DCKA-2011-Q-0052
- The Government of the District of Columbia, Office of Contracting and Procurement, on behalf of the District Department of Transportation Traffic Operations Administration (DDOT/TOA), is soliciting Standard Form 330 from experienced Architect-Engineer firms. The form will be used in selecting a contractor to perform traffic signal optimization services in order to make DC traffic signals safer and friendlier for the pedestrians, improve bus running times, and reduce traffic congestion and vehicular traffic emissions.
- Contractor selection will be in accordance with the provisions of 27 DCMR Chapter 2620 through 2633. A panel of DDOT staff will conduct evaluations and make award recommendation to the Contracting Officer. Final selection will be made by the Contracting Officer in accordance with Title 27 DCMR Chapter 26.
- A copy of the scope of work is accessible via the DDOT and OCP websites at ddot.dc.gov and ocp.dc.gov.
- The evaluation criteria for selection are listed below:
- Knowledge, skill and ability of the engineers, as required to conduct the tasks specified in the scope of work document. Advanced level Synchro experience is required. Past experience in the development of TS Diagrams and Configuration Packages and working with the QuicNet system will be desirable. (Maximum 30 Points)
- Understanding of the project and District’s objectives; evidence that the firm(s) have the necessary resources (or sub-contractors) to fully satisfy the requirements of all phases of this contract. (Maximum 20 Points)
- Specialized experience in the field of signal timing optimization; Offeror’s prior experience in timing traffic signals in highly urban multi-modal environment. Offerors must list up to 5 urban signal optimization projects similar to the project identified in this RFQ. (Maximum 20 Points)
- Offerors which are located within the Washington Metropolitan Area, or which can provide indication of an ability to adequately investigate and interact with personnel on-site while minimizing associated travel or relocation costs. (Maximum 10 Points)
- Past performance and experience in traffic signal design and operations. (Maximum 10 Points)
- Capacity to accomplish the work in the required time. (Maximum 10)
- Vendors desiring consideration for Architect-Engineer contracts should submit six (6) copies of their Standard Form 330, Architect-Engineer Qualifications. All vendors desiring consideration for Architect-Engineer contracts must include all information relating to the firms qualifications in the standard form. Inclusion by reference to other materials is not acceptable.
- DDOT will award one Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract for a base period of one year with four (4), one (1) year options periods for a total of (5) five years.
- A thirty five 35(%) Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) subcontracting goal for firms certified as DBE’s in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26 has been set on this federally assisted contract.
- TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, AS AMENDED.
During the performance of the Contract, the Contractor and any of its subcontractors shall comply with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. This Act provides that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, or be denied the benefits of or be subject to discrimination in federally funded program and activities. See 42 U.S.C. §2000d et seq.
- The Standard Form 330 from all offerors must be received by 2:00 pm on February 03, 2011 at the following address:
Office of Contracting and Procurement Bid Room
2000 14th Street, NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20009
- For technical questions contact, Mr. A. Wasim Raja, Traffic Signals and ITS Manager on (202) 671-2656. The Contracting Officer for this procurement is Mr. Jerry M. Carter. He may be contacted at (202) 671-2270.