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CONTRACT 201628522

The Department of Aviation, City and County of Denver, has issued a Request for Qualifications for the Design-Build project named above. Complete contract documents, including specifications, are available on the DIA Contract Procurement website at http://business.flydenver.com/bizops/rfp.asp beginning August 7, 2017.

SEALED SUBMITTALS will be due no later than 2:00 PM, Thursday, September 18, 2017 Local Time, delivered to the Airport Office Building, located within the Main Terminal of DIA, 8500 Peña Boulevard, Denver, CO 80249 and accessed by the Concourse A Walking Bridge. Respondents should submit 1 Hard Copy and 6 Electronic copies in Adobe format on USB Flash Drive indicating Contract number, Contract Name and respondents’ organization.

A PRE-SUBMITTAL CONFERENCE will be held at 9:00 AM, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, in City Conference Room, Main Terminal, Denver International Airport, 8500 Pena Blvd, Denver, CO 80249.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF WORK AND COST ESTIMATE: The City and County of Denver (City) is requesting qualifications from Design-Build Contractors to provide comprehensive design-build services for the design and construction of the PEÑA BOULEVARD PHASE 1 – JACKSON GAP TO TERMINAL.

The Project is being undertaken to improve the capacity and level of service (LOS), and to provide operational and safety improvements to Peña Boulevard. To provide these improvements, this project will require reconfiguration of the inbound (IB) and outbound (OB) lanes of Peña Boulevard, from Jackson Gap to the Terminal. New pavements will be constructed with concrete pavement on a drainable base. Existing pavement will be rubblized and will be topped with new concrete pavement. Operational, capacity and safety improvements may include additional lanes, bridges or underpasses, ingress/egress modifications, and improved weaving movements to meet a LOS C or better. Interchange and roadway improvements will be required at Jackson Gap to accommodate future demand as DEN expands it development programs on Airport Property.

Additional requirements may include, design and construction of access roads, bridges, and supporting infrastructure to allow for future development. Existing drainage, water quality elements, structures, utilities, lighting, landscaping, etc. will need to be reconfigured and reconstructed as required per the proposed design.

PREQUALIFICATION: The Submitter must be prequalified in either category 1A – General Civil, OR 1F(2) – Concrete at the $25-Million-dollar financial level. In addition, the submitter MUST obtain Project Specific Permission in accordance with the City’s Rules and Regulations Governing Prequalification of Contractors. Each Submitter shall have submitted a prequalification application and/or project specific permission application a minimum of 10 calendar days prior to the submittal due date. Applications shall be submitted to the Department of Public Works, Prequalification Section, 201 West Colfax Avenue, Department 614, Denver, CO 80202. To view the Rules and Regulations and to obtain a prequalification application, please visit our website at www.denvergov.org/prequalification or call 720-865-2539 for prequalification information ONLY.

MINORITY/WOMEN BUSINESS ENTERPRISE GOAL: The City recognizes that there is value in engaging minority and women owned businesses and has put a process in place by City Ordinance to mandate their involvement. Professional design and construction services contracts made and entered into by the City are subject to Article III, Divisions 1 and 3 of Chapter 28 of the Denver Revised Municipal Code, (D.R.M.C.) and the M/WBE Program’s Rules and Regulations adopted by the Director of the Division of Small Business Opportunity (DSBO), which will be incorporated into any agreement entered into as part of this selection process. The DSBO has established a 25% level of M/WBE participation for the design portion of this project, and a 15% level of M/WBE participation for the construction portion of this project.

The goals must be met with certified participants as set forth in Section 28-65, D.R.M.C. or through the demonstration of a sufficient good faith effort under Section 28-62 D.R.M.C. For compliance with good faith requirements under Section 28-62(b), the M/WBE percentage solicitation level required for this project is 100%. The selected contractor will address the Construction goal by means of a Compliance Plan submitted to the City for approval upon contract award by the successful firm.

GENERAL: As its best interests may appear, the Chief Executive Officer reserves the right to reject any or all Qualifications and to waive informalities in Qualifications.

Publication Dates: August 7, 8, and 9, 2017

Published In: The Daily Journal