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RFQ S20221 BART Silicon Valley Phase II Extension Program / Tunnel / Trackwork Contract


1. Summary - VTA intends to award a Progressive Design-Build (PDB) contract for the design and construction of all tunnel and trackwork required for this Project. VTA’s intended PDB approach will use a 2-stage delivery process described in more detail in this RFQ.

VTA will review and score the SOQs to determine which Respondents are best suited and qualified to successfully execute the design and construction of the Project. A Short-List of three (3) (or up to four (4)) of the highest-ranked Respondents will be created, each of which will be invited to submit proposals in response to VTA’s forthcoming Request for Proposals (RFP). Respondents that are not included on the Short-List will not be allowed to submit proposals.

2. Background - The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority’s (VTA) BART Silicon Valley Extension Program (BSV Program) is the largest public infrastructure Program ever constructed in Santa Clara County, California. The BSV Program includes the recently completed 10-mile, two station Berryessa Extension Project (SVBX) and the Phase II Extension Project (BSVII Program). The BSVII Program will extend Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) service from the existing temporary end of the SVBX line adjacent to the Berryessa/North San José BART station through downtown San José, terminating in the City of Santa Clara.

The BSVII Program will be delivered as four separate projects and corresponding contracts, consisting of Contract Package 1 (Systems), Contract Package 2 (Tunnel / Trackwork), Contract Package 3 (Newhall Yard & Santa Clara Station), and Contract Package 4 (Stations). There will also be contracts associated with Transit Oriented Development that are anticipated to commence after the completion of this Project. This RFQ seeks to solicit Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) from those entities (Respondents) interested in contracting to serve as the Design-Builder for Contract Package 2 Tunnel/Trackwork Project (Project). (See Public Contract Code Section 22164(b).)

3. Contact Information

Mary Talentinow
Contracts Manager
Email: mary.talentinow@vta.org
Phone: (408) 321-5733

BART Silicon Valley

4. Timeline

Solicitation Publication Date:

December 29, 2020

Pre-Proposal Meeting (Mandatory):

January 13, 2021, 1:00pm

Teams Virtual Meeting - An invitation will be sent to all plan holders containing instructions for attending the meeting the day before the meeting.

Question Submission Deadline:

January 22, 2021, 5:00pm

Final Addendum Deadline:

February 5, 2021, 5:00pm

SOQ Submissions Deadline:

February 26, 2021, 2:00pm

Short-List Announcement Date:

April 23, 2021

For further information and to respond to this project please click here https://secure.procurenow.com/portal/vta/projects/6325 .53/20.