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Glass City Riverwalk Professional Architecture & Engineering Services

Sealed Letters of Interest marked “Architecture & Engineering Services: Glass City Riverwalk” are due:  Thursday, July 8, 2021 @ 12pm.

  • Metroparks Toledo is seeking Letters of Interest from ODOT prequalified firms to provide professional Architecture & Engineering design services for construction of Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant funded portions of the Glass City Riverwalk, within the City of Toledo.
  • Anticipated design services/prequalification categories include: Non-Complex Roadway Design; Bicycle Facilities & Enhancement Design; Subsurface Utility Location Services; Level 1 Bridge Design; Geotechnical Engineering Services; Geotechnical Field Exploration Services; and Basic Lighting.
  • A Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goal of seven percent (7%) has been established for this contract.
  • In general, the project designer or “Engineer of Record” shall work cooperatively with the Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) and any other consultants to the Project that may be retained by the Owner and provide, among other services, construction plans, specifications and engineer estimates consistent with ODOT’s documented Project Development Process. The project will include riverfront improvements within Glass City Metropark, International Park and downtown Toledo.

The Glass City Riverwalk is seen as a transformative project in the heart of Toledo. Taking advantage of the region’s greatest asset, the Maumee River, the Glass City Riverwalk seeks to support and encourage multi-modal transportation options to and from points of interest; stimulate economic growth with infrastructure that supports a diversity of programming opportunities; implement a shared-use path network that encourages physical and mental health; transform the riverfront with a fresh appearance that connects people to the Maumee River; and integrate urban ecology strategies that improves water quality and manages stormwater.

Anticipated start-up & completion dates for the project are as follows: 

LOI advertisement ……………………………...……..………… June 9th, 2021

Receipt / Initial Review of LOIs ………………………...……… July 8th, 2021

Contract Negotiations Complete………………….………….… August 13th, 2021

Board of Commissioners Contract Award…………….………. August 25th, 2021

Project Kick Off / Initiation …………………….…………...…… August, 2021

Plans Complete …….…………………………..…...……..….… July, 2022

Estimated Begin Construction ………..…………….…....….… March, 2023

Estimated End Construction……………………………….……June, 2025

Request for Letters of Interest for Architectural and Engineering Services


 

Glass City Riverwalk – Construction Manager at Risk Services

Sealed Qualifications Statements marked “Glass City Riverwalk: Construction Manager at Risk Services” are due:  Thursday, July 8, 2021 @ 12pm.

  • Metroparks Toledo is seeking qualifications statements from Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) prequalified firms to provide Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) services for construction of Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant funded portions of the Glass City Riverwalk, within the City of Toledo.
  • Items of Work related to the construction of the BUILD Grant-funded portions of Glass City Riverwalk are anticipated to include, but are not limited to: select demolition, extensive naturalized and engineered shoreline stabilization improvements, stepped river access, boat docks, extensive paving - including asphalt, concrete and/or decorative pavers, retaining & seating walls, railings & bollards, storm drainage, utilities, significant native landscaping, site amenities including a kayak locker, information kiosks, modest shelter(s), lighting, signage, benches, planters, tables & chairs, trash & recycling receptacles, dog waste stations, water fountains, bike racks and bike fix-it stations.  The CMAR will be responsible to self-perform a minimum of 30% of construction.
  • In general, The CMAR shall work cooperatively with the Engineer of Record and any other consultants to the Project that may be retained by the Owner and provide, among other services, cost estimating, budgeting, value engineering, constructability review, scheduling and planning – ultimately arriving at an agreed-to guaranteed maximum price and, if so, constructing the Project.

The Glass City Riverwalk is seen as a transformative project in the heart of Toledo. Taking advantage of the region’s greatest asset, the Maumee River, the Glass City Riverwalk seeks to support and encourage multi-modal transportation options to and from points of interest; stimulate economic growth with infrastructure that supports a diversity of programming opportunities; implement a shared-use path network that encourages physical and mental health; transform the riverfront with a fresh appearance that connects people to the Maumee River; and integrate urban ecology strategies that improves water quality and manages stormwater.

Anticipated start-up & completion dates for the project are as follows: 

RFQ advertisement ……………………………...……..………… June 9th, 2021

RFQs Due………………………..………………………...……… July 8th, 2021

Metroparks Review………………….………….….………………July 9th – July 13th, 2021

RFP Sent to Shortlisted Firms…………….…………………….. July 16th, 2021

RFP Due …………………….…………………………..…...…… August 4th, 2021

Metropark Review …….…………………………..….....…..….… August 5th – August 10th, 2021

Interviews ………..…………….…....…………………………..… August 11th & August 12th, 2021

CMAR Preconstruction Services Contract Award………..……August 25th, 2021

Request for Qualifications for Construction Manager at Risk