PIERCE TRANSIT OPEN HOUSE AND
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
MAINTENANCE AND FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT
SPECIFICATION NO. PT-109-18
PURPOSE: Pierce Transit is holding an Open House requesting industry comments on its upcoming Maintenance and Operations Base Infrastructure and Facilities Improvement Project, located in Lakewood, WA. Pierce Transit anticipates utilizing the General Contractor/ Construction Manager (GCCM) delivery method and is seeking Project Review Committee Approval on November 29, 2018.
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:
- Length of time that would be sufficient between receiving the RFQ/PA and deadline for submission of proposal.
- Given constrained market capacities, options Pierce Transit could consider to control costs and leverage its purchasing power.
- Comments on pros and cons of using EC/CM and MC/CM for this project.
- Advantages and disadvantages to the GC/CM method.
- Percentage of self-performed work.
- Procuring the project as a heavy civil construction project.
- Incentive clause(s) for early completion, cost savings, or other performance goals.
If you are unable to attend the Open House, please submit your comments/questions no later than 2:00 pm on December 7th to Linda Shilley, Procurement Manager via email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
DATE: December 5, 2018
TIME: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
LOCATION: Pierce Transit’s Training Center Building 5, Rainier Conference Room located at 3720 - 96th St SW, Lakewood, WA.
PROJECT LOCATION: The Maintenance and Operations Base is located on the north and south sides of 96th St SW in Lakewood, WA and serves the entire bus fleet of Pierce Transit, as well as over 100 Sound Transit vehicles that are operated and maintained alongside Pierce Transit buses.
PROJECT BACKGROUND: The recently updated Base Master Plan anticipates a phased development approach to address the aging infrastructure, unmet needs of the current fleet and to provide additional capacity for projected fleet growth through 2040. This will be accomplished through a series of phased projects that increase the vehicle parking, fuel and wash, and maintenance capacity of the existing base while also bringing these facilities up to contemporary safety and operation standards.
REFERENCE DOCUMENTS: The Base Master Plan Final Draft dated 3-22-18 is available at the following web address: https://www.piercetransit.org/bmp/. Pierce Transit’s Project Review Committee GC/CM Application is available for your review at https://des.wa.gov/about/boards-committees/capital-projects-advisory-review-board/project-review-committee.
MACC ESTIMATE: $50 Million.