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RFP Playground Equipment System and Installation at Fort Griffin State Historic Site

Solicitation ID: 808-22-211653

Status: Closed

Contact Name: CHRISTI DUVE

Contact Number: 512-475-3909

Contact Email: christi.duve@thc.texas.gov

Response Due Date: 10/18/2021

Response Due Time: 2:00 PM

Agency/Texas SmartBuy Member Number: 808

Days Solicited: 21+ Days for Solicitation Notice

Solicitation Posting Date: 9/24/2021

Last Modified: 10/18/2021 2:01 pm

Solicitation Description:

The Texas Historical Commission seeks a playground contracting firm that has documented experience with playground building projects of the type, scale and scope described in this RFP. Contractor must have a MINIMUM of 8 years’ experience in construction similar to the type of work required by these Contract Documents (as judged by THC) to be eligible for contract award. Preference will be given to respondents who have completed similar projects. THC requires all work to comply with all applicable Federal and State laws, codes, and standards.


The Project consists of ordering and assembly of a playground equipment system in the campground at Fort Griffin State Historic Site. This solicitation will include a submittal of company experience and qualifications focusing on projects of similar size and type. Respondents will be evaluated as described in Paragraph 3.11 Scoring Criteria.


Scope of Work: Propose playground component system, engineered wood fiber safety cushion with Geo fabric barrier and border timbers containment barrier, assembly of playground equipment, safety cushion Geo fabric and barrier.

Site visits are required before a proposal may be submitted.  Respondents must meet with the Site Managers and become thoroughly familiar with the existing conditions and requirements before submitting a proposal.  There will be no pre-bid conferences.  Respondents must schedule their own visits during the time frame listed above before submitting questions by the deadline noted in the schedule.  Signatures are required by the site representative and respondent when the site visit is completed to establish the date that the site visit took place.  Exhibit G, Site Visit Form, must be included in Respondent’s Proposal.  Proposal will be rejected if a signed site visit form is not included. 

Site Address: Fort Griffin State Historic Site, 1701 N. Hwy 283, Albany Tx 76430.

Site Manager, Mitch Baird, 325-762-3592.

Purchaser contact:

Chrisit Duve at christi.duve@thc.texas.gov

Class/Item Code: 65038-Playground Equipment (Not Otherwise Classified) (See 420-04 For Bleachers)
98873-Playground Equipment Maintenance And Repair (Including Installation And Removal)


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