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Advance Notification of Potential Contracting Opportunity - On-Call Consultant Service for Public Private Partnership Projects

Proposals were due by 3/15/2020

ADVANCE NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIAL CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY In June 2019, the SANDAG Board of Directors adopted Board Policy No. 040: Unsolicited Proposals and Partnership Requests, which provides a high-level policy framework to guide SANDAG responses to unsolicited proposals and partnership requests (unsolicited offers). SANDAG has received four unsolicited offers under the new policy, one of which has progressed through the comprehensive evaluation stage discussed in the policy. SANDAG anticipates it will receive four to five unsolicited proposals per year for which it will need consultant expertise to evaluate. Over a five-year period, this would result in approximately 20 opportunities for SANDAG to contract for consultant service support to evaluate unsolicited offers. In addition to unsolicited offer evaluations, staff believes public private partnership (PPP) proposals for projects on SANDAG’s horizon, such as airport connectivity, development of the Otay Mesa East Port of Entry, and technologies that are likely to be included in the Regional Plan, are likely to be submitted to SANDAG over the next five years. SANDAG will require on-hand expertise to evaluate the feasibility, impacts, costs and other factors that would be associated with these development projects. Staff anticipates consultant support in an amount of up to $70 million will be needed for these efforts over the next five years, and that this amount could be significantly surpassed depending upon the complexity and timing of the projects. The SANDAG Board of Directors will be asked to approve of staff issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for these anticipated needs at its meeting on February 14, 2020. Due to the level of effort SANDAG anticipates proposers will have to make to develop their teams and proposals, this advance notice is being issued. Potential proposers are strongly encouraged to review the attached list of service types and categories that are anticipated for inclusion in the RFP and talk to potential partnering firms over the next two weeks. Contingent upon Board of Director approval, the RFP will be issued in March 2020. If the RFP proceeds, a Disadvantage Business Enterprise (DBE) goal range will apply and SANDAG will likely hold a pre-proposal meeting to allow for networking among all firms that may partner on proposals, including DBE firms. PLEASE NOTE: SANDAG policy prohibits project managers from speaking to potential proposers about RFPs while they are under development. This policy is meant to ensure a level playing field for potential competitors. If you have questions regarding this potential procurement or have ideas you would like to share about how the solicitation should be crafted to provide the best results, please send all inquiries and comments to: Janet Yeh, Senior Contracts Officer, Please download the Scope of Services (click DETAILS at the end of this paragraph) from the SANDAG website at or by contacting Janet Yeh, Senior Contracts Officer, at

IFB SOL548186, I-805/SR 94 Transit-Only Lane Project, CIP 1280513

Proposals were due by 4/23/2020

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) is seeking bids for the I-805/SR 94 Transit-Only Lane Project. The work consists, in general, of highway and ramp meter improvements along Interstate 805 and State Route 94 between Plaza Boulevard and downtown San Diego. The work includes four ramp meter improvements along northbound I-805, ramp meter for the NB I 805 to WB SR-94 connector, shoulder pavement improvements, and replacement of the SR 94 median barrier at overhead sign structures and where barrier signage is proposed. Work features include median concrete barrier, asphalt pavement cold plane and overlay for shoulder and ramp gores, barrier steel plates at structure columns, pavement modifications approaching inlets within the I-805 shoulder, pull boxes, cabinets, conduit, cable pulls, camera poles and foundation, traffic loop detectors, installation of traffic monitoring and communications devices, signing and striping along NB I-805 (between Plaza Blvd. and SR 94), WB SR-94 (between I-15 and I-5) and EB SR-94 (between Home Avenue and SB I-805). For the SWPPP, this project is a Risk Level 2. Pre Bid: 3/11/2020 @1:00 p.m. PST. Addendum No. 1: 3/17/2020. Addendum No. 2: 3/20/2020. Addendum No. 3 3/27/2020. Addendum No. 4 4/7/2020.

RFP No. SOL607740 Binational Investment Grade Traffic and Revenue Study

Proposals were due by 5/14/2020

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), in partnership with Caltrans, Mexico’s Secretariat of Communications and Transportation (SCT) and Banobras is seeking a qualified and experienced firm to conduct a binational investment grade traffic and revenue study for the State Route 11 and Otay Mesa East Port of Entry project and its companion project in Mexico, Mesa de Otay II. The next major milestone in the Project is developing the overall financial strategy for the project with the goal of ultimately beginning construction by the end of 2021. A binational investment grade T&RS is the first step towards that goal. The consultant will be responsible for delivering a traffic volume and revenue report that is investment grade quality. For more information about this project, please visit the PlanetBids website. Any questions relating to this project must be submitted on the PlanetBids website no later than 4pm PST on April 30th, 2020. Proposals are due on May 14th, 2020 by 4pm PST. All proposals must be submitted by email to Brittany Huth at

RFP SOL590188 - On-Call Consultant Services for Unsolicited Proposals and Public Private Partnership Projects

Proposals were due by 4/30/2020

Thank you for your interest in contracting opportunities with the San Diego Association of Governments (“SANDAG”). SANDAG is soliciting proposals from qualified firms with documented experience and expertise in supporting the efforts associated with unsolicited proposals and public private partnership projects. The RFP documents are available for download on the SANDAG’s web-based vendor portal (PlanetBids) at (click “Details” at the end of the paragraph under Current Bids section). To download the RFP, you must register in SANDAG’s online database, (see “Register” at the top of this web page). A non-mandatory virtual pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. to 1 p.m., PDT via GoToWebinar, additional details and registration information will be posted to PlanetBids also provided by email to firms who are interesting in attending the meeting. All questions relating to the RFP must be received in writing via PlanetBids, no later than 5 p.m. PDT, on Monday, April 6, 2020. Proposals are due to SANDAG via the vendor portal by 5 p.m. PDT, on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

SOL553054 On-Call Legal Services - Open Governmental Law

Proposals were due by 5/15/2020

The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) seeks proposals from qualified firms or attorneys to provide legal services on an as-needed basis in the area of records disclosure law, open government law, and/or Political Reform Act. SANDAG intends to award multiple contracts to qualified proposers in order to meet its objective of creating a group of on-call firms that will be used to provide services to SANDAG on an as-needed basis. It is anticipated that approximately one to five contracts will be awarded as a result of this RFP.