CITY OF PASCO – REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
Citywide Injury Minimization & Speed Management Implementation
The City of Pasco, Washington, (City) Department of Public Works – CIP Engineering is soliciting Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from qualified Consultants registered in the State of Washington to provide Planning and Engineering Services for a Citywide systemic speed limit policy, study evaluation, and sign installation project funded through the 2022 Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP).
The project will develop a Speed Limit Policy by collecting citywide speed data and performing an evaluation; to then prioritize the installation of speed limit signing and radar speed feedback signs.
The design phase for this project is anticipated to extend six (6) months, beginning in May 2023. Right-of-Way (ROW) acquisition is not anticipated. Construction funding for this project will need to be obligated by January 31, 2024.
The selected Consultant shall provide services including: topographic and/or property survey, data collection and evaluation, preparation of plans, specifications, and estimate (PS&E) as needed, processing of all necessary environmental documents to achieve environmental compliance (as needed), bid support and construction administration services (on a need basis). Public outreach, right-of-way (ROW) acquisition and certification services are not anticipated. The City, at its discretion, may select the same Consultant for Construction Management/Support Services.
The selected Consultant will be responsible for following all processes and completing all documentation required to comply with Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and/or Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) requirements. The selected Consultant’s submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria: Project Understanding & Approach, Project Team Experience & Qualifications, Presentation, Organization and Clarity of the Submittal.
Citywide Injury Minimization & Speed Management Implementation has a mandatory Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal of zero percent (0%). This goal was established by WSDOT for the preliminary engineering phase for the project on December 15, 2022. This project does not have a voluntary Small Business Enterprise (SBE) goal. There is no training hour requirement on this project.
The complete RFQ may be obtained via the City website – http://www.pasco-wa.gov/Bids.aspx at 10:00 am Friday, March 24th, 2023. It is the sole responsibility of the Consultant to obtain any RFQ updates or addenda from the City website.
For consideration, Consultants are required to submit either an electronic or a hard copy of their SOQ up to the hour of 11:00 am, Thursday, April 20th, 2023. Hard copy responses shall be addressed to the City of Pasco – Public Works Department and will be received at the office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 525 North 3rd Avenue, Pasco, Washington. Electronic responses shall be transmitted to with a maximum size of 20mb.
Technical questions regarding the scope of this project should be put in writing and directed to Faigda Garcia, Engineer I, City of Pasco, Public Works, 525 N. 3rd Avenue, PO Box 293, Pasco, WA 99301; email: .
The City of Pasco, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252,42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.
Projects funded wholly or in part by Federal appropriations must comply with Code of Federal Regulations; 24 CFR 570.502, 24 CFR 85.36, 2 CFR 200. All federally-funded projects will be held to federal Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) requirements. The City of Pasco is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Small, minority, and women-owned businesses are encouraged to submit bids. The City of Pasco in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by e-mailing Dustin Wittman at or calling (509) 545-3447.
Those submitting Firms determined to be best qualified to undertake the services required under this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) may be invited to make a presentation to the City’s interview team.
The City reserves the right to reject any and all responses and to waive technicalities or irregularities, and after careful consideration of all submissions and factors involved make the award to best serve the interests of the City of Pasco.
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