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The City of Leavenworth solicits interest from consulting firms with expertise in Civil Engineering Design. This agreement will be for approximately 12 months in duration with the option for the City of Leavenworth to extend it for additional time and money if necessary.  Consultants will be considered for the following project.

The City of Leavenworth reserves the right to amend terms of this “Request for Qualifications” (RFQ) to circulate various addenda, or to withdraw the RFQ at any time, regardless of how much time and effort consultants have spent on their responses.

Project Description

The work to be performed by the Consultant consists of evaluating design alternatives for the reconstruction of Pine Street Reconstruction Phase II. The proposed improvements include reconstructing Pine Street from Titus Road to Fir Street, constructing a new alignment from Fir Street to Chumstick Highway, installing a new intersection onto Chumstick Highway, and determining Fir Street spur use from Pine Street to Chumstick Highway. This project has 0% SBE/WBE/MBE goal. The major features of the project are as follows:

  • Study of alternatives for the Pine Street/Chumstick intersection. Potential alternatives include, but are not limited to: 1) Roundabout; and 2) “T” Intersection.
  • Study of alternatives for the Fir Street Spur. Potential alternatives include, but are not limited to: 1) Vacating; 2) R/W Swap; 3) Reconfigured w/Closure; and 4) Regional Stormwater Facility.
  • Determination of R/W acquisition requirements and environmental permitting issues.
  • Preliminary cost estimates.
  • Schedule for project construction.
  • Community support.
  • Recommended improvements.

The City’s expected budget for this study is $125,000.  The City of Leavenworth reserves the right to retain the services of the successful firm(s) for any subsequent phases (PE, R/W, CN) associated with this project.

Evaluation Criteria

Submittals will be evaluated and ranked based on the following criteria:

1) Qualification of Proposed Project Manager
2) Qualifications/Expertise of Firm
3) Ability to meet schedule
4) Approach to project
5) Familiarity with WSDOT/FHWA standards
6) Past Performance/References


Submittals should include the following information: Firm name, phone and fax numbers; Name of Principal-in-Charge and Project Manager; and Number of employees in each firm proposed to project.

Please submit FOUR copies of your Statement of Qualifications to:

City of Leavenworth, P.O. Box 287, Leavenworth, WA 98826

or, hand delivered to:

Leavenworth City Hall, 700 US Hwy 2, Leavenworth, WA 98826

Deadline 4:00 p.m. on August 4, 2021.  Submittals will not be accepted after that time and date.   Any questions regarding this project should be directed to Tom Wachholder, Public Works Director at (509) 548-5275.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Information

The City of Leavenworth in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 504) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), commits to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability, in all of its programs and activities. This material can be made available in an alternate format by emailing Tom Wachholder, Public Works Director at [email protected] or by calling (509) 548-5275.

Title VI Statement

The City of Leavenworth, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252,42 U.S.C. 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.

Dates of publication in the Leavenworth Echo: July 14, 2021 and July 21, 2021 and Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce July 14, 2021

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