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MnDOT PT RFP: Communications/Public Engagement I94

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Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000395122

Bid Title: MnDOT PT RFP: Communications/Public Engagement I94

Agency Bid No. Title: T7901-2000004844

Received Date: 10/16/2015

Close Date: 10/21/2015

Purchase Type: Not Stated

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to:Contractor will provide communications & community engagement work for a 2.5 year MnDOTconstruction project located on Interstate 94 (I-94) in the cities of St Paul, Maplewood, Oakdale, Landfalland Woodbury. The communications & community engagement contractor will serve as the first andsingle point of contact for the community associated with the construction project. The communications& community engagement contractor will have demonstrated success delivering engagement strategies toa diverse audience in multiple platforms, writing in plain language, meeting ADA regulations,understanding transportation and construction, and be experienced developing and delivering communityengagement activities.The 5.5 mile project consists of repairing and reconstructing the concrete pavement on I-94 between 7thStreet and Hwy 120/Century Avenue. Additional work includes constructing and replacing noise walls,adding and extending auxiliary lanes and updating drainage and maintenance repairs on ramps within theproject limits.Thousands of large and small businesses located along I-94 will be significantly impacted byconstruction. Downtown St Paul is home to several large businesses such as Ecolab, Infor, TravelersInsurance, Securian Financial Group, US Bancorp, CenturyLink, Twins Public Television,Healthpartners/Regions Hospital, Allina Health/United Hospital and the St Paul Pioneer Press. Two ofMinnesotas sports teams; Minnesota Wild and the St Paul Saints have stadiums downtown. Additionally,there are many businesses of all sizes adjacent to I-94 ranging from small businesses to retail shoppingmalls, to international companies such as, Imation, 3M. Many minority business owners conduct businessin the seven St Paul community districts that will be heavily impacted by the construction as well. Provensuccess and recent examples of engaging, communicating and working with socio-economically diversecommunities within a variety of ethnic and cultural groups and neighborhoods with a focus onEnvironmental Justice (EJ) is crucial.

Product Code: 91327

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Minnesota - Department of Transportation

State: Minnesota

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Melissa McGinnis 395 John Ireland Blvd., MS 430, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155

Phone: 651-366-4644




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