East of Hills System Study Project - Tunnel Alignment Studies

EBMUD is soliciting proposals for the East of Hills System Study Project. A consultant will prepare a conceptual planning level study for two tunnels; one from Walnut Creek Water Treatment Plant (WTP) to Lafayette WTP and the other from Orinda WTP to Lafayette WTP. The scope of work will include the following tasks:

  • Review existing geotechnical data, develop a geologic model and prepare 2D visualizations
  • Develop the horizontal and vertical tunnel alignment alternatives and portal/shaft locations to convey treated water from Walnut Creek Water Treatment Plant to Lafayette Water Treatment Plant, and Orinda Water Treatment Plant to Lafayette Water Treatment Plant
  • Scope the design phase for the tunnel
  • Prepare a conceptual cost estimate for design and construction phases
  • Geotechnical explorations (optional)
  • Additional alignment alternatives (optional)

Please respond to this RFP no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020. Proposers are to submit one (1) original hardcopy RFP response (Exhibit A – RFP Response Packet, including Contract Equity Program forms and all additional documentation stated in the “Required Documentation and Submittals” section of Exhibit A), all with original ink signatures. Six additional hardcopies of the RFP response will be provided. 

Proposers must also submit an electronic copy of their RFP response, with their hardcopy RFP response Package. The file must be on a disk or USB flash drive and enclosed with the sealed original hardcopy of the RFP response. The electronic copy should be in a single file (PDF) format, and shall be an exact copy of the original hard copy Exhibit A – RFP Response Packet, Contract Equity Program forms and all additional documentation stated in the “Required Documentation and Submittals” section of Exhibit A.

Completed proposals should be mailed or delivered to:

Mail: Hand Delivered/Fed Ex:

Winnie Jiang, Junior Engineer
East Bay Municipal Utility District 
East of Hills System Study Project - Tunnel Alignment Studies 
EBMUD, Water Distribution Planning Division (M/S 701)
P.O. Box 24055
Oakland, CA 94623
(Postmarks will not be accepted)

Winnie Jiang, Junior Engineer 
East Bay Municipal Utility District 
East of Hills System Study Project - Tunnel Alignment Studies
EBMUD, Water Distribution Planning Division (M/S 701)
375 Eleventh Street, 7th Floor
Oakland, CA 94607

Questions

If you have questions regarding this RFP, please contact Winnie Jiang, Junior Engineer at 510-287-1064 or Winnie.Jiang@ebmud.com. To ensure a response, questions must be received no later than 2:00 p.m. on February 3, 2020.