Government Contract | Massachusetts
Statewide DCR Playground Audit, Safety Inspection and Universal Accessibility Analysis, and Assessment of Hard Court Conditions

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000425277

Bid Title: Statewide DCR Playground Audit, Safety Inspection and Universal Accessibility Analysis, and Assessment of Hard Court Conditions

Agency Bid No. Title: DCR 694

Received Date: 11/25/2015

Close Date: 12/14/2015

Purchase Type: date through 06/30/2016.

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Optional 12/02/2015 10:00 AM, Questions Due By 12/04/2015 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:DCR has over 60 playgrounds located in parks statewide, although the large majority of them are concentrated in the Boston metropolitan area. These playgrounds range in age from brand new to 40 years old. They were last inspected in 2013. Periodic repair needs have been flagged by visitors and local park staff since that time. The agency also has 4 exercise stations and approximately 70 hard courts (basketball, tennis, hand ball and street hockey) that we have limited existing data on.AssumptionsSome existing data will be provided this has been assembled through a few different sources and will be field verified and completed by the consultant. We currently have records for 62 playgrounds and 4 exercise stations, but recognize there may be some data gaps, and the total number may increase to almost 70. DCR also has approximately 70 hard courts, with little data recorded about them. Many of these resources are located near each other.Scope of WorkThe scope of work shall include the following:Audit and Field Data Collection:The playground audit and hard court assessment will involve the collection of data at every playground, exercise station and hard court utilizing an Android or Apple tablet (Android is preferred, and equipment shall be provided by the contractor) with a data connection using the free ESRI Collector App that will be used by the contractor for the majority of the data collection and photographs. DCR will provide an initial draft of the database. The consultant will work with DCR to review the fields and range of possible values in the database to finalize the collection form prior to the start of the audits and inspections. Based on this input DCR will finalize the database. Examples of the types of data that will be collected by visiting every playground, exercise station and hard court, and capturing at a minimum the following information with the tablet are:Point location dataPlayground/court nameEquipment materialsEquipment componentsEquipment condition (Scale of A-F)ManufacturerYear equipment installedWarranty statusSurface materialSurface conditionADA surfacing (Y/N)ADA surfacing (percentage)Catch basins (#)Catch basins with ADA compliant grate (#)

Product Code: 92532

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Conservation and Recreation

State: Massachusetts

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Jessica Rowcroft 251 Causeway Street, Suite 600, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114

Phone: 617-626-1380




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