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ite Environmental/Engineering Professional Services for Capitol Complex Phase Two Project

Solicitation ID: 33-0-02057

Status: Closed

Contact Name: James Gonzalez

Contact Number: 512-936-0647

Contact Email: james.gonzalez@tfc.state.tx.us

Response Due Date: 7/7/2020

Response Due Time: 3:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 303

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 6/10/2020

Last Modified: 7/7/2020 3:01 pm

Solicitation Description:


SCOPE:  In accordance with the provisions of Texas Government Code, Chapter 2254, Subchapter A, Professional Services, and Rules and Procedures adopted by the Texas Facilities Commission (TFC), TFC is requesting submittal of qualifications to provide prime professional Site Service Engineer (SSE) pre-design and pre-construction services for the Capitol Complex Phase Two Project, Project #20-028-8011, for two new state office buildings, associated parking structures, and extension of pedestrian mall (“Capitol Mall”) within the Capitol Complex in Austin, Texas; as described further in the project description below.

CONTRACT TERM: It is the intention of TFC to award a Contract for full prime professional architectural/engineering (A/E) services for the term of the project. Services undertaken pursuant to this RFQ will be required to commence within five (5) calendar days of delivery of a Notice to Proceed.

 

COST OF WORK: Respondents to the RFQ should consider the “Cost of Work as Thirty Million, Eight Hundred Twenty-One Thousand, Eight Hundred Fifty-Two dollars ($30,821,852.00), not including any Pre-Construction Management fees, Construction Management fees, and Construction General Conditions, as part of the construction budget or the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP).

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:  Pre-Design and Pre-Construction services for the Capitol Complex Phase Two Project for new state office buildings, associated parking structures, and extension of pedestrian mall (“Capitol Mall”) at the current location within the Capitol Complex in Austin, Texas. 

·         New State Office Building – approximately ten level office building, totaling 360,000 gsf located at 15th Street, between Lavaca Street and Colorado Street with underground and above grade parking accommodating 1,650 parking spaces;

·         New State Office Building – approximately five level office building, totaling 165,000 gsf located at 15th Street, between Colorado Street and Congress Avenue with underground parking accommodating 900 parking spaces; and

·         Complete extension of the pedestrian mall, (Capitol Mall), located at Congress Avenue, between 15th Street and 16th Street.

The following properties can be described more specifically as follows:

·         State of Texas Parking Lot #8 and Capitol Complex Childcare Facility building grounds:  One full block bounded by Lavaca Street, 16th Street, Colorado Street, and 15th Street; and

·         State of Texas Parking Lot #11 and Capitol District Office (DPS) building grounds:  One half block bounded by Colorado Street, Texas Historical Commission facilities, North Congress Avenue, and 15th Street;

·         North Congress Avenue extending from 16th Street to 15th Street.

It is the intent of this solicitation to also award for geotechnical services which will include pier observations and testing during the construction and concrete placement of structural piers.

No construction is contemplated as part of this solicitation for professional services. 

SCOPE OF SERVICES: 

1.     The SSE shall conduct work and provide professional site environmental and engineering services, as described in this RFQ, necessary for a successful planning, design, and construction of the Project in accordance with TFC’s requirements.  Scope of work shall include a traffic impact analysis study, an environmental site assessment, existing underground utility surveys, topographic surveys, site surveys, and other services as described below.  Dependent on outcome of surveys, additional investigations and/or abatement may be required and will require assisting TFC in soliciting for these services and coordinate with third party contractor for removal and abatement of suspect materials.

2.     The SSE shall perform the following pre-design services:

A.    Review Master Plan and all applicable documents and provide detailed on-site investigations to estimate available utility capacity for construction.  Identify all permits required for site and utility work.  Coordinate with utility providers and local units of government to ensure all utilities are available for the project development and not in conflict with other utilities.

B.    Conduct Phase I environmental site assessment per ASTM E1527.

C.    Conduct Phase II environmental site assessment per ASTM E1903 as appropriate and dependent upon Phase I environmental site assessment results.

D.    Perform site surveys to enable separate buildings and parking structures to be parceled so each asset has an independent title.

E.    Conduct archival research to determine potential of existing archeology in accordance with Texas Historical Commission guidelines.

F.    Dependent upon archival investigation results, and as directed by the Texas Historical Commission, conduct subsurface investigation to determine existing archeology.  If required by investigation, define the scope of services required, assist TFC in soliciting for these services, and coordinate with third party contractor for preservation or relocation of archeologically sensitive materials.

G.   Detailed on-site investigations and review of existing documents.  Conduct soil investigations and geotechnical assessments along with submission of preliminary and final reports and recommendations.

H.    Provide an ALTA survey includes metes and bounds, all existing utilities, existing structures and easements.  Provide topographical and tree surveys.

I.      Provide traffic engineering analysis including existing data analysis, trip generator distribution studies and a traffic impact analysis report to study the effect of the new project to the existing street infrastructure and gain approval from the City of Austin, Transportation Department for the new development.

J.     Conduct geotechnical studies including test log borings at the site of the proposed project structures to allow for recommendations of structural systems.

K.    Take steps to initiate and shepherd the project through the AULCC review process.

L.    Provide pier drilling and detailed construction site observations and testing of concrete during the placement of piers.

M.   Deliver comprehensive report of all findings, for review and approval.

3.     Professional Pre-Construction and Pre-Design services shall be offered with the understanding of full compliance with non-discrimination requirements of the State of Texas by the A/E.

 

MANDATORY PRE-SUBMITTAL TELECONFERENCE: Mandatory pre-submittal teleconferences will be scheduled on Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 10:00 AM and Wednesday, June 24, 2020, 10:00 AM.  Respondents must have an employee of their firm sign in to at least one (1) of the two (2) teleconferences. TFC shall reject qualifications submitted by firms that did not register to participate in one of the mandatory pre-submittal teleconferences. 

TFC is using the eProcurement system Bonfire.  Respondents must register for a Bonfire account (No Charge) to submit a response.  Respondents must submit their responses/submittals at the following link: https://tfcstate.bonfirehub.com/opportunities/28120 

 

Event

Date

Day & Time

Issue RFQ

6/10/2020


Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference

6/23/2020

Tuesday, 10:00 AM

(OR)

 

 

Mandatory Pre-Submittal Conference

6/24/2020

Wednesday, 10:00 AM

Deadline for Submission of Questions

6/30/2020


Deadline for Submission of Qualifications & HSP

7/07/2020

Tuesday @ 3:00 PM

Notification to Interview

7/17/2020

 


If Interviews are NOT required by TFC



Award by Commission

8/20/2020

 

Execute Contract

9/15/2020


If Interviews are required by TFC

 

 

Interviews of short listed firms

7/28/2020


Award by Commission

8/20/2020


 


Class/Item Code: 90666-Planning, Site (Installation And Project)
91855-Geological Consulting And Study
91894-Traffic Consulting
91897-Utilities: Gas, Water, Electric Consulting
92517-Civil Engineering
92533-Engineer Services, Professional
92542-Foundation Engineering
92556-Inspecting, Structural/Engineering
92586-Surveyor Services, Land
92593-Traffic And Transportation Engineering
96148-Laboratory And Field Testing Services (Not Otherwise Classified) Incl. Hazardous Waste
96291-Utility Locator Service (Underground)