Government Contract | District of Columbia
Merging and Updating AASHTO Policy on the Accommodation of Utilities within Freeway Right-of-Way and AASHTO Guide for Accommodating Utilities within Highway Right-of-Way

Bid Information


Bid Alert No: 00002207914

Bid Title: Merging and Updating AASHTO Policy on the Accommodation of Utilities within Freeway Right-of-Way and AASHTO Guide for Accommodating Utilities within Highway Right-of-Way

Agency Bid No. Title: NCHRP 20-123(06)

Received Date: 06/11/2020

Close Date: 07/30/2020

Purchase Type: 18 months

Estimated Amount: $75,000

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Specifications

Specifications include, but are not limited to: Task 1. Review available literature and prioritized list of manual updates. The research team will receive the original documents; draft merged document with TSU commentary and suggested modifications; and draft update priority list. Following the literature review, the research team may recommend modifications to the priority list. Based on the draft priority list and with guidance from CRUO Technical Council on Utility Accommodation and Safety, input shall be sought from a cross-section of stakeholders on developments, best practices, and standards in utility installation and accommodation. Stakeholders among utility practitioners, utility owners, and designers should be selected for interviews, all with expertise pertinent to the identified update priorities, to ensure that the final document is widely acceptable and valuable to utility stakeholders. The literature review, update priority list, and proposed list of interviewees shall be provided to NCHRP in a technical memorandum. NCHRP approval of the technical memorandum is required before Task 2 work may begin.Task 2. Interview selected utility stakeholders. Input is expected to provide (a) confirmation of inclusion or elimination of update priorities; and (b) details on the priorities included. The product of Task 2 shall be a finalized set of update priorities to include in the merged document, presented in a technical memorandum. NCHRP approval of the technical memorandum is required before Task 3 work may begin.Task 3. Merge AASHTO policy and guidance documents. Perform the merge using the (a) initial draft merged document; (b) supporting commentary and suggested modifications; and (c) finalized priority list and input from Task 2. The research team shall present the merged document in-person at an interim meeting. The team shall provide the draft document at least two weeks before the interim meeting for NCHRP review. The research team shall address comments from the interim meeting in Task 4.Task 4. Deliver the proposed merged document and final report. Deliver the merged document with all NCHRP feedback from Task 3 addressed and, as appropriate, incorporated into the document. A final report describing the research approach, the findings from Tasks 1-3, and the contents of the merged document shall also be prepared and delivered.

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Product Code: 91896

Agency Information


Issuing Agency: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

State: District of Columbia

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: David Jared

Phone: 202-334-2358

Email: djared@nas.edu

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