DOWNERS GROVE, IL – The Illinois Tollway today announced that it is seeking firms to provide design and construction management services for eight new contracts for its 15-year, $14 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.
The contracts included in Professional Services Bulletin 20-1 will provide for an upcoming estimated $65 million in contracts related to Move Illinois.
Contracts being advertised include:
- One construction management contract for construction of the new I-490 Tollway.
- Two construction management upon request contracts for pavement and bridge construction systemwide and for the Tollway’s Job Order Contracting Program work.
- Two construction upon request contracts for ITS and various construction items for the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project.
- One design upon request contract for the I-490 Tollway Project.
- One design upon request contract for the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) Project.
- One design upon request contract for systemwide needs.
Firms interested in submitting a proposal can visit the “Doing Business” section on the Tollway’s website www.illinoistollway.comfor more information. Submissions are due May 15, 2020, with contracts expected to be awarded by the Illinois Tollway Board of Directors in August. Work is expected to begin this year and next year.
Illinois Tollway professional engineering services contracts are selected in accordance with the qualifications-based selection process (Illinois Public Act 87-673 (30 ILCS 535/1-535/80) Architectural, Engineering and Land Surveying Qualifications-Based Selection Act), which requires state agencies to select professional architects, engineers and surveyors on the basis of demonstrated competence and professional qualifications. Construction contracts for Illinois Tollway projects are competitively bid under the rules of the Illinois Procurement Code. All contracts are presented to the Illinois Tollway Board of Directors for review and approval.
The Illinois Tollway provides detailed information about current Tollway construction and professional engineering services contracts through the Construction Contract Tracker on the Tollway’s website at www.illinoistollway.com. Contractors and consultants can also access resources online to help them learn about how to do business with the Tollway, including construction bid-letting schedules, professional service bulletins, manuals and construction bid calendars. These resources can be found in the “Doing Business” section of the Tollway’s website.
About Move Illinois
The Illinois Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program, Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future, is improving mobility, relieving congestion, reducing pollution, creating as many as 120,000 jobs and linking economies throughout the region. The first eight years of Move Illinois are on schedule and within budget, delivering the new Illinois Route 390 Tollway and a rebuilt and widened Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) with its new SmartRoad corridor, as well as opening a new interchange connecting the Tri-State Tollway (I-294) to I-57. Progress continues on projects addressing the remaining needs of the existing Tollway system, delivering the new I-490 Tollway Project and reconstruction of the Central Tri-State Tollway (I-294) and planning for emerging projects.
About the Illinois Tollway
The Illinois Tollway is a user-fee system that receives no state or federal funds for maintenance and operations. The agency maintains and operates 294 miles of roadways in 12 counties in Northern Illinois, including the Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88), the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355), the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90), the Tri-State Tollway (I-94/I-294/I-80) and the Illinois Route 390 Tollway.