RFQ for Inspection and Ombudsman Services for Roxboro Street Sidewalk project (SW-41c)

Project Manager


Kitty M. Thomas
Phone: 919-560-4326, ext. 30218
Email

Project Description


This is a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from qualified firms (Engineers) to provide ombudsperson services for Roxboro Street Sidewalk contract (SW-41). The selected consultant will be asked to perform the following activities for the project:

Act as an Ombudsperson for the project – The engineer shall provide ombudsperson services as requested by the City to address public matters pertaining to the project such as:
Be present during construction activities to address concerns
Informing business and homeowners of when work will be completed
Addressing complaints made by the public
Being an expert in PROWAG compliant sidewalk 

Act as Inspector for the project – The engineer shall provide inspection services for the City project SW-41 and address matters pertaining to the project such as:
·        Field inspection of the work.
·        Verify whether work is done under required specifications.
·        Verify the quantities of pay items installed by the Contractor
·        Review daily reports and quantities put into PDRx system by contractor
·        Addressing questions from the contractor
·        Being aware of specifications and standard details for Sidewalk, PROWAG compliant curb ramps and curb and gutter 
·        Being aware of the challenges of doing concrete work in NCDOT and City public right of way

Other Services – The engineer shall provide similar additional services related to various sidewalk repair projects as needed on an hourly basis.

Project Schedule

  • Pre-Submittal Meeting: Friday, February 12, 2021.   Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89567325731
  • Submittals Due: Friday, February 26, 2021 at 3:00 PM 
  • Anticipated Notice to Proceed:  April 2021

Project Status


This project is now advertised. Addendum 1 is now posted. Proposals are due at 3:00 PM on Friday, February 26, 2021. Submittals should be either emailed as password protected pdf file to kitty.thomas@durhamnc.gov by 3:00PM or hand delivered to City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza, Durham, NC 27701 between 2:30PM and 3:00PM on February 26, 2021. Hand delivered submittals should be given to the City representative who will be available at City Hall at the night drop off entrance off of Mangum Street between 2:30PM and 3:00PM on February 26, 2021. Please call 919-564-9521 for any questions related to the drop-off of the submittals.