Metropolitan Planning Area Stormwater Study

Rapides Area Planning Commission

Alexandria, LA

RAPC seeks a project partner who has experience with storm water planning and modeling related to transportation resiliency. This project partner would provide guidance and assistance to our Transportation Director and planning staff to conduct a study to identify roadways most vulnerable to water related natural disasters and to integrate storm water mitigation/flood prevention into land use and transportation planning. RAPC will have multiple staff dedicated to this endeavor that have experience in transportation planning; however, we will need additional assistance inventorying and assessing drainage infrastructure, spatial and planning analysis to identify preliminary issues, hydrologic and hydraulic model development, and conducting model runs of recommended improvements.

An outline of the total project scope of work is available on RAPC’s website Contract services are expected to commence approximately 8-12 weeks from the date of this notice and will be completed within 24 months following the award of the contract. This is a non-negotiated contract in the amount of $1,030,000.00 All interested firms are invited to submit their qualifications. This project and RAPC Notice to Proceed are predicated upon federal funding authorization.

Interested firms shall furnish sufficient technical and supervisory personnel to ensure expeditious completion of the work. Firms with demonstrated transportation system resiliency and reliability, storm water impacts of surface transportation, competence, and other qualifications pertinent to the above project are preferred. Socially and economically disadvantaged firms are encouraged to submit qualifications for undertaking the above-mentioned work.

Qualification statements are to be submitted on MPO Standard Submittal Form which is available on our website with this RFQ. Submit your statement of qualifications on a USB Flash Drive as a single PDF file along with one hard (paper) copy of the completed form. Experience, both firm and individual; past performance on similar projects; and current workload will be the significant evaluation factors which will be used in selecting a firm for the above study. Failure to submit all information required on the MPO Standard Submittal Form for the prime and each sub-consultant will constitute a non-response.

Letters of interest and qualification statements are to be identified by Project Title and State Project Number and are to be submitted prior to the 12:00 noon deadline on Friday, September 25, 2020 by hand or mail addressed as follows:

Rapides Area Planning Commission
Attn: Kimberly Boyd, Hazard Mitigation Planner
803 Johnston Street
Alexandria, LA 71301

All inquiries should be sent in writing to: All questions submitted will be posted along with the answers on our website.

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Friday, September 25, 2020

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