HUBBARD ROAD: LONG TOM RIVER BRIDGE REPLACEMENT

Addendum No. 1 to the RFP

January 29, 2019

To ALL Planholders:

The following changes, additions and/or deletions are hereby made a part of the RFP documents as fully and completely as if the same were fully set forth therein:

The purpose of this addendum is to provide clarification on the Content and Format requirements.  As stated in the RFP, “Substantive questions and answers will be made available to all known RFP recipients; and when appropriate, revisions, substitutions, or clarifications will be issued as official addenda.”  As there is no direct way to track the holders who have downloaded the RFP off of the website, this Addendum No. 1 will be posted on the webpage and will be forwarded to those companies already in contact with the County.  An updated RFP with cross-through text will also be uploaded to the website.

Addendum No. 1 and an the Amended RFP are attached below in Supporting Documents.

All bidders shall acknowledge receipt and acceptance of the Addendum No. 1 by signing in the space provided and submitting the signed Addendum with the Bid.

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January 14, 2019

The Benton County Public Works Department is seeking a professional services Consultant to provide survey and engineering services for the design of the Hubbard Road: Long Tom River Bridge Replacement Project.  County reserves the right to amend the contract for an additional time period contingent upon need and the availability of approved funding.  The solicitation process is pursuant to Benton County Code, Chapter 2, County Contracts.

A copy of the Request for Proposal for Professional Design Services or information pertaining to the Request will be available on January 14, 2019, in the office of the Benton County Department of Public Works located at 360 SW Avery Avenue, Corvallis, Oregon 97333.  This document and related information will also be available for download on January 14, 2019, at: https://www.co.benton.or.us/rfps

To be considered for award, the submittal requirements of the Request for Proposal for Professional Design Services must be met.  These requirements can be found in Part II - Submittal Requirements. 

Consultants shall submit proposals based only on written information received directly from Benton County Public Works.  Proposals may be submitted by interested Consultants to: Laurel Byer, PE, County Engineer, Benton County Public Works located at 360 SW Avery Avenue, Corvallis, Oregon 97333 until 4:30 p.m. local time, February 12, 2019.  Proposals will not be accepted after this time and date.

Benton County reserves the right not to select any Consultant, if information submitted is not in compliance with the requirements of the Request or if it is not in the County's interest to make a selection from those Consultants responding to the Request.

All interested Consultants must comply with the applicable provisions of ORS 279C.840 or 40 U.S.C. 276a and the applicable provisions of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended.  Benton County is an equal opportunity employer.  Each interested Consultant must submit certification per an equal opportunity employer.  Each interested Consultant must submit certification per ORS 279A.110 that the firm has not discriminated against minority, women, or small business enterprises in obtaining any required subcontracts.