Request for Proposals – Engineering Design Services for the State Route 165 and Vineyard Drive Intersection Project
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Engineering Design Services for the State Route 165 and Vineyard Drive
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Los Banos is requesting proposals from qualified
consultants to provide engineering design, environmental clearance, and construction support for
improvements to the State Route 165 and Vineyard Drive Intersection Project.
All qualified consultants interested in providing these services are invited to submit their proposal. The
proposals will be evaluated and ranked according to the criteria provided in Appendix B, “Proposal
Evaluation,” of this Request for Proposal (RFP).
It shall be the Consultant’s responsibility to check the City of Los Banos’ website (www.losbanos.org)
to obtain any addenda that may be issued.
The Consultant’s attention is directed to Appendix A, “Submittal Requirements.”
Submit five (5) hard copies and one (1) electronic copy in PDF format on a USB flash drive of the
Consultant’s proposal. The hard copies and USB flash drive shall be mailed or submitted to the City
of Los Banos, 520 J Street, Los Banos, CA 93635, prior to 2:00 p.m., Pacific Standard Time (PST),
June 7, 2023. Proposals shall be submitted in a sealed package clearly marked “ENGINEERING
DESIGN SERVICES FOR THE STATE ROUTE 165 AND VINEYARD DRIVE INTERSECTION
PROJECT” and addressed as follows:
City of Los Banos
Attention: City Clerk
520 J Street
Los Banos, CA 93635
No late submittals will be accepted. The City may conduct interviews of the top-ranking consultants in
order to make a final selection. The successful consultant will be recommended to the City Council for
authorization to enter into a Professional Services Agreement for the engineering design services of
the State Route 165 and Vineyard Dr. intersection.
Failure to comply with the requirements set forth in this Request for Proposal may result in
disqualification. Proposals and/or modifications received subsequent to the hour and date specified
above will not be considered. Submitted proposals may be withdrawn at any time prior to the
submission time specified in this Request for Proposal, provided notification is received in writing before
the submittal deadline. Proposals cannot be changed or withdrawn after the submittal deadline. No
handwritten notations or corrections will be allowed. The responding Consultant is solely responsible for all costs related to the preparation of the proposal.
The City of Los Banos reserves the right to reject all proposals and to waive any minor informalities or
irregularities contained in this proposal. Acceptance of any proposal submitted pursuant to this Request
for Proposal shall not constitute any implied intent to enter into a contract.
The contract award, if any, will be made to the consultant who, in the City’s sole discretion, is best able
to perform the required services in a manner most beneficial to the City. The completed Fee
Schedule in Appendix D shall be submitted with the proposal in its own separately sealed
envelope. The Consultant shall not include this cost proposal in the USB as an electronic file.
The City intends to follow, but will not be bound by, the following selection timeline:
Release of Advertisement of RFP 05/10/2023
Deadline to Submit Questions/Clarifications 5:00 P.M. 05/22/2023
Addendum/Questions/Clarifications Posted 5:00 P.M. 05/26/2023
Deadline for Proposal Submittal 2:00 P.M. 06/07/2023
Award Date 06/21/2023 (Tentative)
Any questions with regard to submissions, process, or proposals can be emailed to Soknirorn Than,
Public Works Director/City Engineer at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions shall be submitted before
5:00 P.M. PST on May 22, 2023. Any response to a request for clarification, questions and answers
will be posted to the City’s website at www.losbanos.org no later than 5:00 P.M. PST on May 26, 2023
and if necessary, shall become a part of the proposal as an addendum.
The Request for Proposal can be viewed and/or obtained from the City of Los Banos website at
No oral questions or inquiries ab out the RFP shall be accepted.