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101 - HWY 2 PED BRIDGE-MALTA - October 12, 2017

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102 - SF 149 DUCK LK FENCING - October 12, 2017

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Submitted: Tuesday 19-SEP-2017 03:10 PM
Special Provision No. 21, CLEARING AND FENCE PREPARATION is hereby replaced with the attached.  Revisions were made to Paragraphs A.1) and B.3).  CLEARING AND FENCE PREPARATION


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103 - SF 149 STOCKETT SFTY IMPRV - October 12, 2017

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104 - OVERLOOK DR PATH-GTF - October 12, 2017

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Submitted: Tuesday 19-SEP-2017 08:18 AM

The attached special provision, CLEAN WATER ACT SECTION 404 PERMIT AND SECTION 401 CERTIFICATION, is hereby made part of this contract.  CLEAN WATER ACT SECTION 404 PERMIT AND SECTION 401 CERTIFICATION


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105 - CEDAR STREET-ANACONDA - October 12, 2017

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106 - SF 149 S OF HOT SPRINGS SLP FL - October 12, 2017

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Submitted: Tuesday   19-SEP-2017 10:17 AM
Company: Cutting Edge Excavation
Contact: Marc Blanden
Special Provision 2. Contract Time states "The NTP will be issued with and effective date of December 11, 2017. Does this mean that that the work is anticipated to start on December 11, 2017 or will the work start in the spring of 2018?
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Submitted: Tuesday 19-SEP-2017 01:02 PM
 Since the normal Notice to Proceed for this contract occurs during Winter Shutdown, the 25 Working Days allowed for this contract will not begin to be assessed against the contractor until April 16, 2018.  Please review Section 101 - Definitions and Terms in general, paying particular attention to definitions of "WINTER SHUTDOWN", "CONTRACT TIME" and "WORKING DAYS" for further information.

301 - I-90 BRIDGES - BONNER - November 14, 2017

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Submitted: Friday    30-JUN-2017 10:20 AM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting construction and design services for the design-build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically to the email address in the RFQ or in hard copy to the Montana Department of Transportation - Engineering Division, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana by 11:00 a.m., local time on August 3, 2017.

I-90 Bridges - Bonner
IMIP 90-2(149)110
This project includes design and construction activities to replace the two interstate bridges over the Blackfoot River near Bonner, MT. The project is located on Interstate 90 at milepost 110.19 approximately 0.46 miles southeast of the Bonner I-90 Interchange in Missoula County. This project includes removal of the existing structures, grading of the abutment slopes, and installation of the new structures on the current alignment.

The project RFQ is at the following link:  RFQ

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Submitted: Thursday 17-AUG-2017 8:30 AM
SOQ Ranked Short List

1       Kiewit Infrastructure West Co./WGM Group/Shannon & Wilson
2 Frontier West, LLC/Morrison Maierle Inc.
3 Sletten Construction Company/HDR Engineering, Inc.


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Clarifications

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Submitted: Tuesday 05-SEP-2017 03:05 PM
The following questions were asked prior to the Pre-Proposal Meeting:
1)  The survey file appears to only contain terrain data, will the planimetric information be made available?   Linked is the Map file showing terrain and existing bridges.
2)  Is the SUCON mapping file available to complete the control traverse?
Linked is the TIN file from Survey
MAP AND SURVEY
If these are not the requested files, please provide additional clarification with a follow-up question.

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Submitted: Wednesday 06-SEP-2017 09:45 AM
All related MDT Headquarters files for the I-90 Bridges – Bonner DB Project have been compiled and are in the Geotechnical Section Office. These files are available for review by appointment at (406)444-6281 or email

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Submitted: Wednesday 06-SEP-2017 12:00 PM
Linked are the Letter of Map Revision Files:  LETTER OF MAP REVISION FILES

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Submitted: Wednesday 06-SEP-2017 12:08 PM
Linked are the Pre-Proposal Meeting Minutes:  PRE-PROPOSAL MEETING MINUTES

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Submitted:  Friday 15-SEP-2017 2:15 PM
Linked is the updated Public Involvement Firm Special Provision:  PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT FIRM SPECIAL


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Submitted: Friday    28-JUL-2017 08:07 AM  
Company: Frontier West, LLC  
Contact: Mike Murphy
Can electronic copies of the existing structures as-builts, including the plans for the seismic retrofit and slope stability mitigation be provided?  The I-90 Bridge Stabilization Design and Construction Summary Report indicates two major reports consisting of a Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation Hydraulics Report, October 2006 and a Geotechnical Report for the Milltown Reservoir Bridge Mitigation Projects, December 2006 were prepared.  Can electronic copies be provided?
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Submitted: Friday 28-JUL-2017 01:14 PM
The files linked below represent the as-built drawings for the structures. MDT provides them for informational purposes only. They do not include drawings for modifications to the structures, such as joint replacements and guardrail revisions and may not completely represent current conditions. Thus, some of the information contained in these documents may be out of date or not applicable with regard to the advertised project. The contractor should not rely solely on the as-built drawings provided for bidding purposes nor does any data in these files supersede the data in the contract documents:


The As-built plans for the original construction, the 1994 widening and the 1999 retrofit are at the following link:  AS-BUILT PLANS

The plans attached in the I-90 Bridge Summary Report Final (linked with the RFQ) for the seismic retrofit and the slope stability mitigation are the only plans.  There are no as-built plans for this work.

 

The 2006 Hydraulics Report is at the following link:  HYDRAULIC REPORT
Updated:
Submitted: Tuesday 01-AUG-2017 10:51 AM

The 2006 Geotechnical Report for the Milltown Reservoir Bridge Mitigation Projects is not available. The 2007 Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation Slope Stabilization Summary Report includes relevant information and can be found at the following link:  SUMMARY REPORT

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Submitted: Monday    28-AUG-2017 11:15 AM  
Company: WGM Group  
Contact: WGM Group  

After reviewing the reports, could MDT please see the below for a list of additional documents and provide them if possible?
Geotechnical Report for the Milltown Reservoir Bridge Mitigation Project, CH2M, December 2006.
Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation, Inclinometer Installation and Survey Technical Memorandum, CH2M, April 5, 2007.
Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation, Jet Grout Test Column Evaluation, CH2M, 2007.
Independent review of jet grout approach and design, Donald A. Bruce/Geosystems LP, February 1, 2007.
Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation, Slope Stabilization Package, CH2M, March 2, 2007
Micropile Modification to the Milltown Bridge Infrastructure Mitigation, Slope Stabilization Package, CHM.
Any slope stability design calculations.

In addition, can you request monitoring data at the existing bridges for:
Inclinometers
Piezometers
In-place inclinometers

Current traffic volumes and data for the project area?
Answer

Submitted: Thursday    31-AUG-2017 04:00 PM  
Reports and Additional Documents:
Linked is the December 2006 Geotechnical Report for the Milltown Reservoir Bridge Mitigation Project.
December 2006 Geotechnical Report. 
MDT is compiling all other available information on the I-90 Bridges Bonner project into one location for the Firms to access and review the information. A location and time will be provided for Firms to view the information.

Traffic Volumes and Data:
2016 traffic volumes are available on MDT’s traffic web page.  The data can be access on the interactive web map: 
TRAFFIC DATA MAP
In the interactive web map, there are 3 layers and you can click on those features in the map and a pop up box will open with additional attributes – like traffic AADT’s.  Use your mouse to zoom in and out or use the zoom tools in the upper left corner or use the search bar to query Bonner, MT.  Zoom all the way in past the orange county layer until the points and lines start to show up.  You can zoom in all the way to street level.  The points are the actual traffic collection points and at the end of the year all the point data is applied to segments of road to make a complete traffic network.

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Submitted: Monday    11-SEP-2017 08:53 AM
Company: Kiewit
Contact: Kevin Rozendaal
Will the EB I-90 loop area formed at entrance/exit ramp #109 just west of the railroad bridges be available as a contractor staging area during construction?
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Submitted: Tuesday    12-SEP-2017 09:20 AM
Yes, but the contractor must secure a written agreement with MDT Maintenance.  In addition, access must be detailed in the traffic control plan for approval prior to use.

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Submitted: Monday    11-SEP-2017 08:57 AM
Company: Kiewit
Contact: Kevin Rozendaal
Existing guardrail doesn't appear to meet current standards. Is it acceptable to leave existing guardrail that is undisturbed?
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Submitted: Tuesday    12-SEP-2017 10:04 AM
Yes. Transition sections must be included to connect existing rail to the new rail.

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Submitted: Monday    11-SEP-2017 09:01 AM
Company: Kiewit
Contact: Kevin Rozendaal
RFP page 33 of 42, section IV, requires bidders to submit three different graphic representation options that are large scale and suitable for display at a public meeting. Will electronic files satisfy this requirement for the proposal, and then the selected proposer can provide actual large scale samples? If samples are to be provided, please establish the minimum size.
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Submitted: Wednesday 13-SEP-2017 09:07 AM
Submit three different graphic representation options showing proposed aesthetic treatment for the new structures.  The representations should be 24" x 36" and suitable for mounting and display at a public meeting.  It is acceptable to provide 11" x 17" with each three ring binder as long as at least one copy of each aesthetic treatment on 24" x 36" is submitted with the proposals.

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Submitted: Monday    11-SEP-2017 03:30 PM  
Company: Frontier West, LLC  
Contact: Mike Murphy
Clarifying our request on the request for survey data: The provided files do not contain the line work, ie topographic breaklines such as edge of pavement, end of bridge etc.  Is this information available?  The survey does not include control diagram or control abstract for the survey to allow us to match MDT survey control.  Is this additional information available?
Answer
Submitted: Tuesday    12-SEP-2017 02:35 PM  
No, all available line work has been provided.  

There are additional survey files included in the attached link. The two .txt files explain the various .zip files.

SURVEY FILES

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Submitted: Friday    15-SEP-2017 03:06 PM
Company: Kiewit
Contact: Kevin Rozendaal
The original Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks plans for the Milltown State Park showed lighting for the proposed trail that included lights at both edges of the I-90 Structures. During Milltown State Park bidding, addendum #1 deleted the lighting in the MDT right-of-way between Milltown State Park and the Railroad bridge.  Does MDT intent to provide trail lighting under the I-90 Bridges under the I-90 Bonner Bridges contract?  If so, will those lights be connected to the trail lighting circuit installed by the Milltown State Park project?
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Submitted: Tuesday    19-SEP-2017 09:34 AM

Yes, provide trail lighting under the I-90 bridges. Connect to the trail lighting circuit installed with the Milltown State Park project. Coordinate the design of the lighting and the circuit connection with Jon Maxwell, FWP Project Manager, at 406-841-4002.

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Submitted: Tuesday   19-SEP-2017 11:44 AM
Company: Kiewit
Contact: Kevin Rozendaal
Has the US Army Corps of Engineers provided a Jurisdiction Determination (JD) and/or wetland boundary verification for the wetland delineation performed on September 8-9, 2014 as described in DOWL’s March 4, 2015 Biological Resources Report and Biological Assessment (Activity 182)? If so, will MDT provide a copy of that documentation?  If not, will MDT pursue the Corps of Engineers verification prior to Notice to Proceed to help expedite permitting?
Answer
Submitted: Wednesday 20-SEP-2017 10:33 AM
No, MDT and the DB Firms will assume the wetlands are jurisdictional and will not pursue a Jurisdictional Determination.

302 - MISSOULA ADA UPGRADES - November 29, 2017

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Submitted: Monday    28-AUG-2017 11:00 AM
The Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) is soliciting construction and design services for the design-build project identified below. Contractor and consultant teams (Firms) are encouraged to submit a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) response electronically to the email address in the RFQ or in hard copy to the Montana Department of Transportation - Engineering Division, Contract Plans Bureau, Room 101, 2701 Prospect, Helena, Montana by 11:00 a.m., local time on September 22, 2017.

Missoula ADA Upgrades
CMDO 8199(141)
This project includes design and construction of ADA compliant sidewalk and ramps along the following routes:  
Higgins Ave ADA – Brooks St to E Main
Broadway St ADA – Owen St to Van Buren St
Higgins Ave ADA – W Front St North side
Orange St ADA – N 2nd St W to Broadway St
Orange St ADA – S 1st St W to S 6th St W
5th & 6th St ADA – Higgins Ave to Arthur Ave on both streets
Stephens Ave ADA – S 6th St W to Mt Ave.

Not all intersections will be included in this project, a spreadsheet with the estimated sidewalk quantity and the number and location for ADA ramps and approaches will be developed for the RFP.

The project RFQ is at the following link:  RFQ


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Submitted: Thursday  31-AUG-2017 09:11 AM  
Company: Construct Connect  
Contact: Stacey Mighton  
Are there any union requirements?
Answer
Submitted:  Fridayday  01-SEP-2017 08:27 AM  
MDT does not have any union requirements for this project.