Notice to Bidders
Request for Proposal
Status: Closed
Bid#: 2012-00120
Title: Engineering Services for Bridge Inspections
Issue Date: June 7, 2012
Request Opens: 5:00 p.m.; June 28, 2012
Prebid/Preproposal Conference: None
Payment for Bid Document: None
The intent of this Request for Proposal is to obtain the services of qualified professional engineering firms to provide bridge inspection services and all related documentation for City of Suffolk bridges in accordance with all federal and state guidelines as required in the national Bridge Inventory System, latest edition.
The Scope of Work shall consist of structural inspections of various types of bridges for which the City has maintenance responsibility according to the requirements of 23 CFR 650 Subpart C, National Bridge Inspection Standards and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). Inspections shall include, but are not limited to, fatigue prone details and fracture critical members utilizing non-destructive evaluation methods. The anticipated workload will consist of approximately 155 safety inspections of highway structures and bridges. In addition, emergency inspections may be assigned on an as needed basis. The engineer shall have sufficient staff to adequately meet the anticipated workload. The qualifications of the Project Manager, Inspection Team Leaders, and the individual(s) charged with the overall responsibility for safety inspections must meet the requirements as stated in the NBIS. The scope of work may also consist of providing occasional diving services for inspection, analysis, and repair recommendations on the submerged substructures of bridges at various locations throughout the City. The Engineer shall provide personnel and equipment necessary to perform underwater inspection of the bridge substructures.
Buyer Contact
Requests for information related to this Invitation should be directed to: Cindy L. Norfleet, CPPB Senior Buyer (757) 514-7522 Email address:
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