Government Contract | Arizona
Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) Equipment and Related Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00002299972

Bid Title: Road Weather Information Systems (RWIS) Equipment and Related Services

Agency Bid No. Title: BPM002624

Received Date: 08/18/2020

Close Date: 09/01/2020

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Various Locations, Arizona

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: 2.1. The Department currently has nineteen (19) existing RWIS sites that may need service, repairs orupgrades from timetotime. The field hardware at three (3) of these locations is approximately tenyears old.2.2. Expansion of the system is planned, with eleven (11) full RWIS sites selected for full fixedEnvironmental Sensing Systems (ESS). The Department has the right to add any additional sites.2.3. The Department may choose to deploy mobile RWIS systems during severe weather events and tomonitor conditions during fire season and in areas where prescribed burns are active.2.4. The RWIS network is the foundation of the Department Road Weather Management (RWM) programand is intended to enhance the ability of Department personnel to monitor and respond to adverseweather conditions in a costeffective system. Specific goals of the system include:2.4.1. Identifying or predict adverse weather conditions.2.4.2. Providing a snapshot video image to document adverse weather conditions.2.4.3. Notification of adverse weather conditions to the Department staff, to more effectivelydeploy maintenance resources, evaluate need for roadway closures or dynamic message signactivation.2.4.4. Report road surface including temperature and grip.2.4.5. Reporting adverse weather conditions to the public through the existing Highway ConditionReporting System (HCRS) and the traveler information resource.2.4.6. Providing weather observations to the National Weather Service to improve forecastingaccuracy.2.4.7. Sharing weather observations through the USDOTs MADIS program and the University ofUtahs MesoWest program for the purpose of improving timely access to automatedobservations for National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters in the western US.

Product Codes: 22087, 22088, 92003, 93694

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of Arizona - Department of Transportation

State: Arizona

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Sharon L Tohtsoni 1739 W. Jackson St, Suite A, Phoenix, Arizona, 85007

Phone: 602-712-8595




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