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Outreach Coordinator

Jackie Guilfucci



Contact Information

1801 California Avenue
Corona, CA 92881



Telephone

(951) 368-6378



Fax

(866) 401-0599



Skanska Ames Joint Venture (SAJV)
is seeking qualified DBEss


Project Name

I-15 Express Lanes Connector



Bid/Contract #

4MILL - Milling



Awarding Agency

RCTC / Skanska - Ames (Prime Contractor)



Project Location

Corona , Riverside County, CA



Bid Date

10/18/2018 at 12:00



Project Details


SUBCONTRACTOR REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

Bid Package No. 4MILL - Milling

RFP Out to Bid Date: October 4th, 2018

Bids Due Date and Time: October 18th, 2018 by 12:00pm

Bid Turn-In Location: BuildingConnected.com

DBE NAICS CODE: 327999

Project Owner: Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)

Contract No.: 16-31-057-00

Website: www.skanska-ames.com

Project Owner: Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC)

Design Build Contractor: Skanska-Ames, A Joint Venture

Website: www.skanska-ames.com




Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture (SAJV) is pursuing the procurement of the Express Lanes Connector with RCTC as a potential amendment to the existing Express Lanes Project and is interested in soliciting in Good Faith all subcontractors as well as certified DBE subcontractors related to the scope of work listed below for the I-15 Design Build Express Lanes Connector.




Subcontractor's Scope: Aggregates - A detailed scope of work, instructions to bidders, contract documents, baseline schedule, and other project documents are included in the bidding documents included in Building Connected.




All Bids and all requested backup documents are to be submitted by the bids due date and time and must be submitted electronically through Building Connected "Proposal" module where you can upload electronic files




Project Description: Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is the design-builder for the Express Lanes Project. If an amendment is awarded to SAJV by RCTC. It will provide development of express lanes connector between Interstate 15 and State Route 91 in Riverside County. The purpose of the proposed project is to improve existing and future traffic operations and mainline travel times, expand travel choice, increase travel time reliability, and expand the express lanes network.




Required Documents for a Responsive Bid:

The following documents are to be turned in with all responsive bids:
•Competitive Pricing in the requested format (alternate pricing scenarios from bidders will be evaluated)
•Subcontractor Pre-Registration Form (form provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
•Bidder Consent Form and any attachments identifying your proposed exceptions to the scope or boilerplate contract. (Consent form is provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
•List of Projects performed with Skanska or Ames.
•Subcontractor Management Plan (form provided in "Files" within Building Connected)
•Subcontractor Safety Plan
•Confidentiality Agreement

Submittal of all the above requested information and documents will expedite the bid selection.




Instructions to Bidders:
•Access the link received via email from Buildingconnected.com to access the bid documents in Building Connected and indicate your bidding status: "Bidding", "Not Bidding", or "Undecided" if selecting undecided, please make sure to update your status immediately upon your determination if you will be bidding or not prior to the bid due date. You will need to select one of the options in order to continue or not to continue to receive communications specific to the bid, including any addendum or revised instructions that may be issued.
•Submit a competitive bid by the bid due date and time through BuildingConnected.
•Contract Documents and Bid Materials are accessible in BuildingConnected through the link you will receive via email from buildingconnected.com, please check your junk or spam folders if you have not received an invitation to the bid in your email inbox. If there are any difficulties in accessing the bid documents through Building Connected, please first reference the provided Building Connected User Manual for assistance, if still having trouble please contact Sunny Medrano for assistance. Bid Materials may also be provided at the project site if necessary.
•Ensure all requested documents are included with your bid and uploaded into Building Connected.
•All RFI's and electronic communications should be sent to SAJV through Building Connected's messaging module.
•Any RFI's you wish to remain confidential should be labeled as such. SAJV may share and publically answer any RFI's not labeled as confidential.
•Any confidential innovations or ATCs included in your proposal must be labeled as such. SAJV may share publically and request other bidders to price any innovations not labeled as confidential.
•A BuildingConnected User Guide is provided to assist in asking RFI's, accessing files, and submitting bids.
•DBE participation is highly encouraged to meet the Project Goal of 10% but is not a pre-requisite requirement for bidding or bid selection, however, it is a portion of the bid scoring criteria.
•If no DBE participation is included, Bidders are to provide proof of their good faith efforts to attain DBE participation for their bid.
•Pricing and Production information provided by Bidders WILL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL by SAJV and only used for bid analysis and Best Value selection purposes.




Assistance:The Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE) for the Project. Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is committed to assisting RCTC to attain their DBE goal of 10% for the Work. Qualifying DBEs must provide evidence of being registered with the State of California's DBE program. Likewise, Skanska-Ames Joint Venture is desirous of all its lower-tier firms to seek-out opportunity in their scope of work for participation by other lower-tier DBE firms whenever possible. RCTC recognizes the DBE certifications from the below-noted certifying entities:

California Unified Certification Program (CUCP) as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBE) and with applicable NAICS codes for the requested scope of work.

All DBE firms must submit current certifications with your bid

The website to use to find your certification is http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/bep/find_certified.htm. In addition to the proper certification, DBE's must also meet a Commercially Useful Function.




SAJV will assist qualified subcontractors, vendors, & suppliers in obtaining bonding, lines of credit, insurance, necessary equipment, materials and/or supplies. If you are a DBE Company, please provide your certification letter with your proposal. If you are a non-DBE, please indicate all lower-tier participation on your quotation as it will be evaluated with your price. In order to assist DBE subcontractors and suppliers, bid packages may be divided into smaller packages, tasks or quantities & establish delivery & construction schedules whenever feasible to permit maximum DBE participation.




Subcontracting Requirements:SAJV's insurance requirements are Commercial General Liability (GL): $1M ea. occ., $1M personal injury, $2M products & completed operations agg. & general agg.; $1M Auto Liability; $5M Excess/Umbrella and $1M Workers Comp. Endorsements and waivers required are the Additional Insured End., Primary Wording End., & a Waiver of Subrogation (GL & WC).

Other insurance requirements may be necessary per scope or RFP requirement

All responsive subcontractors must possess acceptable insurance and a valid California Contractor's License. Subcontractors performing any onsite work must be signatory to the appropriate project labor agreements / unions. All agreements issued on behalf of this project must go through a Safety Pre-Qualification Application requirement.




Skanska-Ames, a Joint Venture is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer




EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer




Project Site Location: Corona, CA 92881 - Email: I-15.bids@skanskaames.com



The requirements and terms are outlined in the detailed bid package included on buildingconnected.com




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