The City says they intend to enter in to agreements with multiple qualified firms and award projects on an as needed basis as described in the solicitation for Request for Proposals (RFP) #17-031 for consideration to accomplish the following tasks:
- Survey services, including right-of-way, individual owner information, utilities (to include all coordination and certification of no conflict or conflict resolution, and SUE services), as well as all deed research as required), specimen trees, drainage analysis and profile of existing road right-of-way for the identified target areas.
- Design services from initial design development through final detailed design with erosion control to include a complete bidding package including any necessary special provisions for future use by the City to construct the project. Design services shall reflect all Overlay District and ADA compliance design standards. Consultant shall draft NOI (Notice of Intent) and NOT (Notice of Termination) for projects (s).
- On an as required basis, conduct public involvement meetings and/or prepare displays for use in City project-related public outreach. Displays may include architectural renderings and 3-D video displays, as needed.
- Every effort shall be made to avoid utility facilities or the purchase of additional easement and additional right-of-way. Right-of-way, construction easement and utility coordination (to include identification and location of sub-surface utilities) support shall be provided as required for future construction of the sidewalk project. The consultant is to provide a complete record of correspondence indicating no conflict or resolution from impacted utilities. Sub-surface utilities will be required to be located to Level A confidence where the potential for conflict with sub-surface utilities exists.
- Prepare Lighting Design on an as required basis and to the applicable State, City, or Ga Power standard. Perform lighting installation acceptance inspections, as required.
- Prepare Landscape Architecture Design to include special provisions/specifications as needed.
- All work will be done in accordance with The Code of the City of Brookhaven Development Regulations and the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT) Standard Drawings. An estimate of probable construction costs with unit prices based on GDOT current estimates and pay items will be required at concept phase and updated as design progresses to bidding.
In September, Public Works Director Richard Meehan told Councilmembers the City has 64.8 miles of sidewalks. Sidewalks and ramps make up approximately 19.4% of Brookhaven’s $92.5 million street network valuation. The City has averaged .8 miles per year of new sidewalks scattered around Brookhaven since incorporation.
A list of the projects the City has completed over the last three and a half years is below, as well as a list of projects that have been funded, and/or nearing implementation.
The deadline for questions regarding this RFP is January 20, 2017. Proposals are due January 31, 2017. More details can be found here.