Request For Letters of Interest: CM/GC Services Colfax BRT

Closing date May 16, 2022, 11:00 PM

REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST FOR CONSTRUCTION MANAGER/GENERAL CONTRACTOR (CM/GC) SERVICES

The City and County of Denver (City) is soliciting Letters of Interest from companies or teams interested in providing Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) services for the Colfax Transit Implementation – Bus Rapid Transit Project (Project).

GENERAL STATEMENT OF WORK: The Project is intended to be a corridor-based bus rapid transit system that includes features emulating the service provided by rail fixed guideway. The 9.9-route mile corridor includes 32 improved stations with an average spacing of 0.31-mile and will operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Traffic signals will be upgraded to provide transit signal priority where needed through the Denver segment to reduce transit travel time. The BRT service will replace and consolidate the existing bus Route 15 and bus Route 15L services.

It is anticipated the RFP will be issued in June. There will be a Pre-RFP release meeting held on May 5, 2022 for more specific project information. The meeting will be held in the Wellington Webb Building, 201 W Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80202, in room 4.G.2 from 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. and space will be limited. Additional project goals may be found in this Request for Letters of Interest on www.work4denver.com.

Sign-in Sheet(PDF, 302KB)

PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Each Contractor must be pre-qualified in category 1A Heavy Civil at the $50M level. Contractors must also request Project Specific Permission due to the specialized nature of this project.  Applications must be received a minimum of ten (10) calendar days prior to the RFP submittal date. Prequalification applications must be submitted via B2Gnow. To view the Rules and Regulations and to obtain a prequalification application, please visit our website at www.denvergov.org/prequalification.

DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PARTICIPATION: Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation will be required on this project as referenced in 49 CFR Part 26. Design and Construction goals will be stated within the RFP.

LETTERS OF INTEREST: The Letters of Interest will allow the Project Team to compile a list of interested companies for notices and any announcements relating to this project.  Firms interested in receiving project information should send a Letter of Interest to Katie Ragland via the DOTI.Procurement@denvergov.org inbox no later than May 16, 2022 to ensure that you receive future information about the Project. Include in your Letter of Interest the name, address, phone numbers, and e-mail address for a contact person at your firm.

Additional Project Information can be found at the following website: https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Department-of-Transportation-and-Infrastructure/Programs-Services/Projects/Colfax-BRT

All dates are tentative and subject to change by the City.

Publication Dates:                   April 20, 21, 22, 2022

Published In:                           The Daily Journal