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Scientific Services Projects - Requests for Proposals

TxDOT's Environmental Affairs Division manages its contracts by issuing requests for proposals (RFPs) to solicit proposals from service providers. The Environmental Affairs 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 receive a copy of the RFP downloading from the Electronic State Business Daily after the RFP is posted. A letter of interest must be submitted upon downloading the RFP.

Environmental Documentation Services (577SD001-2658)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to eight (8) indefinite delivery contracts for the production of 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 and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website beginning in October 2016. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Archeological General Services (577SA001-2659)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for four (4) indefinite delivery contracts for the archeological general services. It is for the performance of 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:  Archeological Background Studies, Antiquities Permit Procurements, Test Excavation Fieldwork, Data Recovery Fieldwork, Analytical Unit Definition, Research Design, Digital Records Preparation, Curation Preparation, all required reporting and other archeological services. The RFP announcement and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website beginning in October 2016. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Radiocarbon Services (577SA005-2660)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for one (1) indefinite delivery contract for the archeological radiocarbon services. It is for the performance of archeological related services to fulfill TxDOT’s requirements for transportation activities under federal and state statutes and must be provided to fulfill the State’s obligations under the National Historic Preservation Act and the Antiquities Code of Texas.  Service may include:  providing laboratory analytical services for periodic chronometric analysis of organic and inorganic carbon-bearing material and all related reporting. The RFP announcement and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website beginning December 2016. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.