Chamblee, GA, November 11, 2016 – by Renee Turner, Staff Writer – DeKalb County School District (DCSD) is requesting proposals for Design-Build Services for North DeKalb Stadium Improvements RFP # 17-752-011 – DCSD Project No. 208-422. Located at 3688 Chamblee Dunwoody Road, Chamblee, Georgia 30341, the 6,500-seating-capacity Stadium was built in 1962. The Stadium is located behind Chamblee Charter High School.
The 7.4-acre site has a football field (108,000 SF), track (36,888 SF), ticket booth (64 SF), and irrigation pump house (64 SF); along with the stadium facility (14,260 SF) that has integrated concession stands, restrooms and locker rooms. The site also includes paved driveways and parking lots, pedestrian pavement, flag pole, landscaping, and fencing.
The design and construction scope includes improvements to the site, field, and systems design. The contractor is responsible site evaluation by obtaining, evaluating, and verifying existing field conditions and survey information including drainage investigation of site conditions.
According to the Request for Proposal and the Appendix package, improvements to the Stadium include replacement of stadium and parking lot lights, fencing with Vinyl Coated Fencing, natural turf with artificial turf, track surface with a Polyurethane Surface, football goal posts installation at both ends of the field. Design/build requirements for the project include holding pre-installation conference for the synthetic turf installer to be held on-site by the architect in order to review installation methods and procedures by the installer with the presents of the manufacturer, as well, in attendance.
Evaluation of the North DeKalb Stadium (NDS) is provided in the Facility Executive Summary Report dated 24 Jun 2011 containing collected data from 2010/2011 of the Facility Condition Assessment detailing deficiencies of the campus stadium site and providing a listing of both the estimated current repair and replacement cost taken was taken at the time.
The last game at the NDS was scheduled for November 4, 2016. A mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference and Site Visit was held on October 25th and the deadline for questions was November 2nd. Proposal submission deadline is November 15, 2016 by 2:00 PM at Sam A. Moss Center, 1780 Montreal Road, Tucker, Georgia 30084. The anticipated Notice-of-Award is January 17, 2017. The Design Phase is scheduled for mid Feb of 2017 with construction completion at the end of September of 2017.
The design scope is based upon a Construction Stated Cost Limitation of $1.9 Million.
The proposed schedule is below. (Click image to enlarge)