Consultant Selection

STATE OF ILLINOIS

LAKE COUNTY DIVISION OF TRANSPORTATION

WINCHESTER ROAD

LIBERTYVILLE, ILLINOIS

Notice is hereby given that Statements of Interest (SOI) are requested together with Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for furnishing professional civil engineering/planning services on the following projects.  SOI/SOQ shall be submitted via email to LCDOTBidInfo@lakecountyil.gov following “SOI/SOQ Submittal Instructions” on our website.

Submission deadline is 10:00 A.M. on Friday, November 11, 2016.

  1. Section No. 16-00222-02-CH: Preparation of Phase I preliminary engineering, and an option to perform Phase II design engineering, in accordance with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Local Roads & Streets Policies & Procedures, for an intersection improvement at U.S. Route 41 and Stearns School Road in Unincorporated Lake County, Illinois.  Phase I work will include an intersection design study; alternatives analysis, field surveys; preliminary plans with proposed horizontal and vertical alignments; hydrology/hydraulic analysis; identification of detention requirements; coordination meetings with utility companies; coordination with IDOT, LCSMC, permitting agencies and local communities; a wetlands delineation and report; a soils report; a determination of proposed right-of-way and/or easements and the preparation of plats and legal descriptions; public involvement and possibly an environmental assessment (PESA and PSI).  Although the project will initially be funded by local funds, the work shall be developed as being eligible for possible federal funding.

  1. Section No. 16-00170-13-CH: Phase II design engineering, in accordance with the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Local Roads & Streets Policies & Procedures, for an intersection improvement at Winchester Road and Illinois Route 83 in Grayslake, Illinois.  The intersection improvement will follow 3R guidelines.  Improvements may include adding turn lanes, improving intersection geometrics, realigning the intersection, and adding temporary traffic signals.  Phase II work will include field surveys; an intersection design study; traffic signal design; preliminary and final plans, specifications, and cost estimates; coordination with utility companies; coordination with IDOT, LCSMC, permitting agencies and local communities; a wetlands delineation and report; pavement cores and a soils report; a determination of proposed right-of-way and/or easements and the preparation of plats and legal descriptions.  The project will be locally funded.

Respondents shall include in their SOI a prioritized listing of the above projects (1 and 2) which are best suited to the capabilities and qualifications of their firm.  The SOI shall be accompanied by a brief description of why the particular project(s) were chosen.  A current IDOT prequalification listing shall also be included with the submittal.  Statement of Qualifications should be concise and directly relate to the project(s) of interest.

The County, in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, hereby notifies all firms expressing statements of interest that it will affirmatively insure that the contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement will be awarded without discrimination on the grounds of race, color or national origin.

                By order of the Lake County Engineer

 Paula J. Trigg, P.E.

 Director of Transportation/County Engineer

Publish on October 27th and November 3rd, 2016

PJT and the following: dwk, pdr



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