The engineering work and services that may be required under this contract include, but are not limited to: perform field surveys, plot topography and cross sections, prepared for utility verification and relocations engineering, prepare all pertinent submissions and materials necessary for the Department to prepare the application to PUC and for the PUC field conference, attend and supply and required information for all PUC meetings and hearings during the design of the project, develop erosion control details and narrative, complete catenary designs, demolition plans, core boring layouts and foundation designs and reports, coordinate contracts with railroad officials and procure railroad related costs, permits and insurance, prepare construction plans, specifications, and estimates, and to provide construction support services.
The Department will establish an order of ranking of a minimum of (3 ) firms for the purpose of negotiating an agreement based on the Department's evaluation of the statements of interest received in response to this solicitation. The final ranking will be established directly from the statements of interest. Technical proposals will not be requested prior to the establishment of the final ranking.
The following factors, listed in order of importance, will be considered by the Department during the evaluation of the business partners submitting statements of interest: