August 13, 2019
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PDT
LOCATION: Pierce Transit’s Training Center, Building 5 Rainer Conference Room 3720 96th St SW, Lakewood, Washington 98499
Pierce Transit is holding an Open House requesting industry comments on its upcoming Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project in the 14.4-mile Pacific Avenue/State Route 7 Corridor from Downtown to Tacoma Dome Station to Spanaway. Pierce Transit anticipates utilizing the GC/CM delivery method and is seeking approval from the State of Washington Capital Project Advisory Review Committee’s Project Review Committee (PRC) on July 25, 2019. Pierce Transits Project Review Committee GC/CM Application is available for your review
PROJECT LOCATION: The BRT Project is located in the 14.4-mile Pacific Avenue/State Route 7 Corridor from Downtown to Tacoma Dome Station to Spanaway.
PROJECT BACKGROUND: Pierce Transit in cooperation with the Central Puget Sound Regional Transit Authority (Sound Transit), Federal Transit Administration, Washington State Department of Transportation, City of Tacoma, and Pierce County, is constructing a corridor-based BRT System. This System will serve the City of Tacoma’s Central Business District, The Tacoma Dome Station, Parkland, and Spanaway via the Pacific Avenue/State Route 7 Corridor.
MACC ESTIMATE: $82 Million
Additional information on the BRT Pacific Avenue/State Route 7 Project can be found at the following web address: www.ridebrt.com
- Project Review Committee Approval July 25, 2019
- Open House August 13, 2019
- RFQ/PA Release September 2019
- RFQ/PA Due October 2019
- RFQ/PA Interviews November 2019
- 30% Design/GC/CM Onboard January 2020
- 60% Design March 2020
- 100% Design March 2021
- Construction Complete June 2023
Pierce Transit is providing prospective Proposers an opportunity to receive an overview of the Project, review the draft requirements and provide feedback, particularly on the following items:
1. Length of time that would be sufficient between receiving the RFQ/PA and deadline for submission of proposal.
2. Given constrained market capacities, options Pierce Transit could consider in controlling costs, and to leverage its purchasing power.
3. Comments on pros and cons of using Electrical Construction/Construction Management (EC/CM) and Mechanical Construction/Construction Management (MC/CM) for this Project.
4. Advantages and disadvantages to the GC/CM method.
5. Percentage of self-performed work.
6. Procuring the Project as a heavy civil construction project.
7. Incentive clause(s) for early completion, cost savings, or other performance goals.
Additional questions and comments with respect to this GC/CM procurement and project delivery are welcome. Submit comments/questions to Sean Robertson, Sr. Construction Project Manager via-email or phone at firstname.lastname@example.org or (253) 983.3359 no later than 2:00 p.m. on August 15, 2019.