The Environmental Affairs Division manages its contracts for scientific services by issuing requests for proposals (RFPs) to solicit proposals from service providers. ENV issues contracts pursuant to the Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 223, Subchapter D, and 43 TAC 9.80-9.88.
Historic Resource Identification, Evaluation and Documentation Services: Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT's) Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) soliciting proposals for up to four (4) indefinite delivery contracts each pursuant to the Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 223, Subchapter D, and 43 TAC §§9.80-9.88. Services to be provided include non-archeological historic resource studies related to compliance with Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA (36 CFR 800) and Section 4(f) of the DOTA (23 CFR 771), including non-archeological historic resource surveys, research and documentation efforts leading to historic context statements, nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, HABS/HAER documents, and other mitigation activities such as creating, managing or updating inventories of non-archeological historic properties. Services may be acquired on a statewide basis.
Production of Water Resource Documentation and Permitting Services: TxDOT's Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing a Request for Proposal (RFP) soliciting proposals for up to two (2) indefinite deliverable, scientific services contract pursuant to the Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 223, Subchapter D, and 43 TAC 9.80-9.88. Services to be provided include producing water resource documentation required for transportation activities under federal and state statutes as set forth in Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act (33U.S.C. 1341 & 1344), Section 9 and 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act (33 U.S.C. 403), and other statutes and regulations related to compliance with federal and state environmental standards.
The RFPs and notices of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website during late fall/early winter 2015. Potential providers may receive copies of the RFPs by submitting a letter of interest (LOI) to ENV or by downloading from a link from this website or directly from the Electronic State Business Daily (ESBD) after the RFPs are posted. RFPs will not be mailed prior to posting to this website. Contracts issued under both procurements are expected to be issued in March, 2016.