Not quite a month after sending out a request for expressions of interest
, DDOT has now released the official Request for Qualifications
for what is now being referred to as the 11th Street Corridor Design-Build Project, the heart of which is the reconstruction of the 11th Street Bridges
. According to the press release
:, DDOT will then create a short list of between two and five submitters, and will release the official Request for Proposals to just those entities. The procurement schedule
says that the statements of qualifications are due by Sept. 29, with the shortlisters to be notified by October 10, and a final RFP then released by Dec. 1. The entire selection process, up to an including a contract, is targeted for completion by June 1, 2009. DDOT is shooting for completing the entire project by Dec. 31, 2013, with a budget of $260 million. (Mark your calendars--I have
!) The new Anacostia Waterfront web site
has more about the 11th Street Bridges project, and the other plans along the river from the Southwest Waterfront up to Kingman Island.