Consultant Selection

STATE OF ILLINOIS
LAKE COUNTY DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION
WINCHESTER ROAD
LIBERTYVILLE, ILLINOIS


Notice is hereby given that Statements of Interest (SOI) are requested together with Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for furnishing professional civil engineering services on the following projects. SOI/SOQ shall be submitted via email to LCDOTBidInfo@lakecountyil.gov following “SOI/SOQ Submittal Instructions” on our website:  http://www.lakecountyil.gov/653/Consultant-Selection
Submission deadline is 10:00 A.M. on Friday, September 1, 2017.

  1. Section No. 09-00174-05-CH: Phase III construction engineering for the Hart Road at US Route 14 Improvements in Barrington & Barrington Hills, Illinois. This project involves modernizing the intersection with asphalt pavement through a majority of the project. Features include roadway reconstruction, roadway widening, railroad crossing widening, new railroad signals and gates, new shared use paths, new sidewalks, retaining walls, resurfacing, traffic signal modernization and interconnect. Major work to inspect includes excavation, embankment, hot-mix asphalt pavement, concrete base course, landscaping, culverts, storm sewer, drainage structures, electrical and railroad/utility coordination. This project will follow Federal-Aid procedures and will be administered through IDOT with LCDOT as the local agency. A Designated Erosion Control Inspector (DECI) will need to be part of the project staff. Asphalt and concrete QA will be covered by LCDOT staff, but soils may require a sub-consultant. Coordination with IDOT concerning their roadway and signal will be needed as well as coordination with the Union Pacific Railroad and utilities. Coordination with the Village of Barrington will also be needed for their facilities and general job progress. Communication with stakeholders will be done through development of a project website and a pre-construction open house meeting.
  2. Section No. 08-00090-12-ES: Phase III construction engineering for the Quentin Road Improvements from White Pines Road to IL Route 22 thru Hawthorn Woods, Kildeer & Lake Zurich, Illinois. This 1.95-mile project involves reconstructing Quentin Rd from an existing two-lane asphalt pavement to a five-lane asphalt pavement through a majority of the project. Features include pavement reconstruction, PCC sidewalks, HMA bike paths, retaining walls, noise abatement walls, box culverts, ground improvement areas, storm sewers, earth excavation, erosion control, landscaping, tree removal, proposed trees and signal improvements. This project will follow Federal-Aid procedures and will be administered through IDOT with LCDOT as the local agency. A Designated Erosion Control Inspector (DECI) will need to be part of the project staff. Asphalt and concrete QA will be covered by LCDOT staff, but soils may require a sub-consultant. Coordination with the Villages will be needed for their facilities and general job progress as well as with the various relocating utility companies. Communication with stakeholders will be done through development of a project website and a pre-construction open house meeting.
  3. Section No. 14-00158-11-WR: Phase III construction engineering for the Weiland Road Improvements from north of Lake Cook Road (Woodstone Drive) to Deerfield Parkway in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. This 0.92-mile project involves reconstructing Weiland Rd from an existing two-lane asphalt pavement to a five-lane asphalt pavement through a majority of the project. Features include pavement reconstruction, PCC sidewalks, HMA bike paths, retaining walls, noise abatement wall, box culverts, storm sewers, earth excavation, erosion control, landscaping, tree removal, proposed trees, signal and lighting. This project is expected to follow Federal-Aid procedures and would be administered through IDOT with LCDOT as the local agency. A Designated Erosion Control Inspector (DECI) will need to be part of the project staff. Asphalt and concrete QA will be covered by LCDOT staff, but soils may require a sub-consultant. Coordination with the Village of Buffalo Grove will be needed for their facilities and general job progress as well as with the various relocating utility companies. Communication with stakeholders will be done through development of a project website and a pre-construction open house meeting.

Respondents shall include in their SOI a prioritized listing of the above construction projects (1, 2, and 3) which are best suited to the capabilities and qualifications of their firm. The SOI shall be accompanied by a brief description of why the particular project(s) were chosen. A current IDOT prequalification listing shall also be included with the submittal. Statement of Qualifications should be concise and directly relate to the project(s) of interest (maximum of 10 pages per project a firm is submitting on).

A minimum of three firms per project will be selected as the most qualified from their SOI/SOQ submittal to make a presentation to the 7-person selection committee. The basis of evaluation for projects 1, 2 & 3 will be 20% technical approach, 10% firm experience, 10% specialized expertise, 20% staff capabilities (prime/sub), 10% work load capacity, 20% past performance and 10% proximity of firm and key employees to the project.

The County, in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all firms expressing statements of interest that it will affirmatively insure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded without discrimination on the grounds of race, color or national origin.

By order of the Lake County Engineer
 
Al Giertych, P.E.
Acting Director of Transportation/Acting County Engineer

Publish on August 17th and 24th, 2017
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