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Engineering Design Services LOI - Variable Message Signs

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00000402446

Bid Title: Engineering Design Services LOI - Variable Message Signs

Agency Bid No. Title: A/E 16-005

Received Date: 10/26/2015

Close Date: 11/12/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point: Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Prequalification

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to:Determine locations for arterial VMS. oThe Consultant shall gather feedback from stakeholders on the purpose and desired goal of the arterial VMS system. Using this information the Consultant will determine the best locations of the VMS to meet these goals. Design VMS assemblies. oThe Consultant shall design the size and type of VMS and support structure for each location based on the speed and geometrics of the roadway. The Consultant shall also consider aesthetics and prepare digitally-altered (photo-shopped) photographs of each location showing and elevation view of the area with the proposed VMS assembly represented. Design VMS communications. oThe Consultant shall review the existing traffic signal system communications network in relation to the proposed VMS locations. For locations along existing communications cables, the Consultant will identify spare fibers and design a new communications link from the VMS to the Traffic Operations Center. For locations not along existing communications cables, the Consultant will determine the feasibility of installing new cables to extend the existing network, the feasibility of installing new wireless communications to extend the existing network, or the feasibility of installing new cellular or dial-up modems. Design VMS operations. o The Consultant shall gather feedback from stakeholders on the desired operations of the arterial VMS system. The Consultant shall also investigate the options for integrating the system with the existing traffic signal system software or as a stand-alone application at the Traffic Operations Center. The Consultant shall design for the addition of any needed communications equipment, computer hardware, or system software at the Traffic Operations Center.Prepare PS&E construction documents. oBased on the above evaluations and designs, the Consultant shall prepare a PS&E package for bidding that includes construction plans and details, project special provisions, and engineers opinion of probable cost.

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Product Codes: 92516, 92518

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: Town of Chapel Hill

State: North Carolina

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Zakia Alam, Purchasing Division Purchasing Office, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27514

Phone: 919-969-5022

Email: zalam@townofchapelhill.org

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