395 Express Lanes Design-Build Procurement

395 Express Lanes

395 Express Lanes

395 Express Lanes

Transurban is currently in negotiations with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) to extend the 95 Express Lanes along I-395 approximately eight miles from Edsall Road to the 14th Street Bridge. This project will require the procurement of a design-build contractor for the following scope:

  • Reconfiguration and reconstruction of the two existing HOV lanes to three HOT lanes between Turkeycock Run (current terminus of the 95 Express Lanes) and the vicinity of Eads Street interchange, including traffic control, pavement modifications, signing, pavement markings and lighting;
  • Construction of modified entry and exit connections to the HOT lanes at Eads Street;
  • Installation of a comprehensive Traffic Management System (TMS), including lane use management signals, variable speed limit signs, dynamic message signs, microwave vehicle detectors, closed circuit television cameras, automated incident detectors, and supporting infrastructure (e.g., fiber optic communications network, power, controllers, cabinets, etc.); and
  • Installation of an electronic toll collection system (Tolling System), including gantries and tolling equipment, and supporting infrastructure (e.g., fiber optic communications network, power, controllers, cabinets, etc.)

Procurement Timeline:

  • Industry Outreach – March 2016
  • RFQ – May 2016
  • RFP – August 2016
  • Contractor Selection – January 2017

Industry Outreach

Transurban hosted an Industry Outreach meeting on March 23, 2016.

During the meeting we:

  • Informed contracting community about the 395 Express Lanes Project and design-build procurement plan
  • Provided key information on Transurban’s approach and expectations for the project
  • Sought feedback from potential bidders to inform the procurement process

A copy of the presentation and sign in sheets are available here.

RFQ

Transurban will be conducting a two-stage procurement for a fixed price, lump-sum design-build contract.

The RFQ was released on May 2, 2016 to companies who registered. A copy of the RFQ and Attachments is available here; the RFQ Information Package (scope, plans, etc.) is only available to registered vendors.

Transurban hosted an RFQ Project Information Meeting on May 10, 2016. A copy of the presentation and sign in sheets are available here.

Transurban has completed RFQ Statement of Qualification evaluations and the short-list notification can be found here.

RFP

The Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued on August 11, 2016 to the three Shortlisted Offerors from the RFQ stage. The RFP Offerors and their Point of Contact are identified below (in alphabetical order):

Point of Contact

For questions about the 395 Express Lanes design-build procurement, please contact Sean Mallipudi at 571-620-7945 or smallipudi@transurban.com.