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TxDOT's Environmental Affairs Division manages its contracts by issuing requests for proposals (RFPs) to solicit proposals from service providers. The division issues contracts pursuant to the Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 223, Subchapter D, and 43 TAC §§9.80-9.88. When RFPs are available, service providers may download the RFP from the Electronic State Business Daily after it is posted. A letter of interest must be submitted upon downloading the RFP.

Schedule of TxDOT Environmental Affairs Contracts.

Archeological Survey Services (572SA001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to three indefinite deliverable contracts for the archeological survey and related services. It is for the performance of archeological survey and related archeological services to fulfill TxDOT’s obligations under state and federal statutes as set forth in a Memorandum of Understanding with the Texas Historical Commission, the Programmatic Agreement among the Federal Highway Administration, the Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas State Historic Preservation Officer and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation regarding the Implementation of Transportation Undertakings. Services may include: writing background studies, conducting pedestrian surveys, performing field investigation and subsequent reporting, conducting archeological site definition and evaluation, performing survey-level historical research, intensive shovel-test pit survey services, intensive mechanical trenching/mechanical scraping services, and power auger probe services. The RFP announcement and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website during April 2022. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Archeological General Services (573SA001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for four indefinite deliverable contracts for the archeological general services. Services include archeological related services to fulfill TxDOT’s requirements for transportation activities under federal and state statutes as set forth in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and TxDOT, and a Programmatic Agreement among the Federal Highway Administration, the Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas State Historic Preservation Officer and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Regarding the Implementation of Transportation Undertakings. Services may include: Antiquities Permit Procurements, Test Excavation Fieldwork, Data Recovery Fieldwork, Cemetery Investigation, Burial Exhumation, Analytical Unit Definition, Research Design, Digital Records Preparation, Curation Preparation, all required reporting and other archeological services. The RFP announcement will be posted on Texas Smartbuy (ESBD) October 2022. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Environmental Documentation Services (573SD001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to eight indefinite deliverable contracts for performing environmental documentation and other environmental services. Services include production of environmental documentation and technical services for transportation activities identified under 23 CFR 771, 43 TAC Part 1, Chapter 2 and other regulations related to compliance with federal and state environmental standards. The RFP announcement will be posted on Texas Smartbuy (ESBD) October 2022. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Statewide Environmental Consulting Services – Hazardous Materials (573SG001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to six indefinite deliverable, scientific services contracts for performing all non-engineering related work necessary to complete hazardous material initial environmental site assessments which may include: Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments, risk-based assessment investigations and evaluations, preventative action/corrective action plans and project oversight for impacts to TxDOT facilities and right-of-ways stateside. The RFP announcement will be posted on Texas Smartbuy (ESBD) January 2023.  RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Statewide Biological General Services (573SB001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to six indefinite deliverable, scientific services contracts for performing statewide biological services required for transportation activities under federal and state statutes. Services may include: surveys/assessments of protected species and/or habitat of protected species, analysis of stream modifications and associated habitats, biological analysis to support the ESA, section 7 consultation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, preparation of an ESA Biological Assessment or Evaluation or ESA section 10a permit, biological analysis to support impact characterization including habitat and species surveys of migratory birds; biological analysis to support Essential Fish Habitat (EFH) consultations and assessment preparation, coordination with state and federal resource agencies, data mining from federal state or local entities, universities and/or other resources as necessary to complete the species/habitat assessment, preparation of biology related sections for environmental documents including NEPA, habitat assessments and other biological support services. The RFP announcement will be posted on Texas Smartbuy (ESBD) January 2023. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Statewide Environmental Stormwater Services (573SM001)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to four indefinite deliverable, scientific services contracts for performing environmental stormwater services as required for transportation activities under state and federal statutes including Sections 402 and 303 of the Clean Water Act, 30 TAC, Chapter 213 and all related statutes and standards related to compliance with stormwater environmental rules and regulations. Services may include: performing all permitting work, storm monitoring events, compliance evaluations and data management support including the MS4 Outfall Mapping, Outfall Verification, Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination (IDDE) Inspection, Dry Weather Screening (DWS), Wet Weather Screening and Outfall Follow-up Illicit Discharge detection, screening, and elimination tasks required in the NPDES or TPDES Permit. Additional services required to fulfill the State’s obligations and facilitate the State’s compliance with federal and state environmental stormwater requirements may also be requested under this contract. The RFP announcement will be posted on Texas Smartbuy (ESBD) April 2023. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

 

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