Request For Proposal
RFP PS20210936 - CONSULTING SERVICES FOR 4E GRADE CROSSING PLANS AND STREET DESIGN DRAWINGS FOR VARIOUS RAILWAY CROSSINGS
July 29, 2021
August 13, 2021
Questions & Answers
August 25, 2021
All enquiries regarding the RFP must be addressed to:
Donna Lee, Buyer
All enquiries must be made in writing and are to be directed only to the above contact person. In-person or telephone enquiries are not permitted. Any communication from potential Proponents to City staff other than the contact person regarding the content of this RFP may lead to disqualification of the Proponent from this RFP process, at the City’s sole discretion.
[Please specify proposal document number, proposal title and purchasing agent's name when sending email.]
Questions will be accepted, and answers posted, ONLY IF they are submitted in writing five working days prior to the bid closing date
CLOSING DATE & TIME
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, August 17, 2021
3:00:00 pm (Local Vancouver Time), Tuesday, August 31, 2021
All references to time in the RFP are references to the time in the City of Vancouver, as indicated in the electronic timestamp the Proposal receives upon delivery to the email address specified herein, which is in turn synchronized to Network Time Protocol (NTP) provided by the National Research Council of Canada adjusted to local Pacific Time Zone.
SUBMISSION OF PROPOSALS
Proponents should submit their Proposals on or before the time and date specified in the
bottom row of the table in Section 2.1 (the “Closing Time”).
Each Proponent should submit its Proposal by email in accordance with the following:
Subject of the file to be: PS# - RFP - Title - Vendor name
Document format for submissions:
-RFP Part C and any other attachments if necessary in PDF format – 1 combined PDF
-Appendix 3 – Commercial Proposal in Excel format, and;
Zip the files to reduce the size or email separately if needed.
Send your submissions to Bids@vancouver.ca do not deliver a physical copy to the City of
Submitting the files via Drop box, FTP, or similar programs, is not acceptable.
Due to cybersecurity concerns, the City of Vancouver will quarantine any inbound email
with attachments not in PDF or Microsoft Office formats which will result in non-delivery to Supply Chain Management and will be deemed not submitted. Non-compliant file formats will be detected and quarantined even if they are compressed, zipped, renamed, and include password protected zipped files.
The maximum number of attachments allowed in an email message is 250 attachments.
The maximum size limit for an email message, including all attachments, is 20MB per
To be considered by the City, a Proposal must be submitted in the form set out in Part C (the “Form of Proposal”), completed and duly executed by the relevant Proponent.
Proposals received after the closing time may be returned unopened.
Faxed proposals will not be accepted.
Please visit our Bidding Procedures page for additional information.
General Description of Requirement
The City of Vancouver is seeking consulting services for two projects with different scopes. The consultant should have the qualifications, expertise and experience with designing roadworks near at grade railway crossings. The initial contract will be for two (2) years and the City will have the option and discretion to extend for two (2) additional one (1) year term for a maximum up to four (4) years.
No information meeting at this time.
Downloading the Document
Proponents must not electronically alter any portion of downloaded documents with the exception of adding the information requested. To do so will invalidate your bid.
PS20210936 528 KB
Part C 39 KB
Commercial Proposal44 KB
Drawings - Active Railway Crossing 1,304 KB
CONSULTING SERVICES FOR 4E GRADE CROSSING PLANS AND STREET DESIGN DRAWINGS FOR VARIOUS RAILWAY CROSSINGS
Design Drawings - Rail Crossing Upgrades - Main Street and East Kent Avenue
Drawings - Active Railway Crossing
Amendment 1 133 KB
RE: CLOSING DATE EXTENSION
Addendum No. 1 168 KB
RE: PART B – SCOPE OF WORK – 9.0 ATTACHMENTS
Questions and Answers