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Anaheim Issues Request for Qualifications for Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) Early Procurement Package
ANAHEIM, CA - (December 14, 2010) - The City of Anaheim (City) is soliciting Statements of Qualification from vendors (Respondents) who manufacture and construct ethylene tetrafluoroethylene (ETFE) enclosures and curtain walls, which will be used in the construction of  the Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC).  The City will pre-qualify vendors for this specific project work and if pre-qualified, vendors will be invited to submit bids in spring 2011.  Qualifications are due to the City by 4 p.m. PST on Thurs., Jan. 27, 2011.

The City’s procurement for the ARTIC Shell and Enclosure Contract will follow a two-step process.  The purpose of the Request for Qualifications (RFQ), which initiates the first step of the procurement process, is to pre-qualify Respondents that are capable of competitively bidding and delivering the ETFE and curtain wall component services that will be a portion of the ARTIC Shell and Enclosure Contract.

The ARTIC Shell and Enclosure Contract solicited through the second step consists of engineering, fabrication, construction and maintenance of the steel frame and cladding / skin of the ARTIC terminal building and the passenger concourse bridge and its foundation connection points.  Steel fabricators/erectors are not being prequalified in this first step RFQ phase, although the steel fabrication and erection elements of work will be in the Invitation For Bid (IFB) contract solicitation, the second step of this contract procurement.

Interested parties may download a copy of the RFQ at www.articinfo.com or a copy may be reviewed at the City Engineer’s office on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, 200 South Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA.  A pre-submittal conference will be held Thursday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. PST in the Anaheim City Council Chambers, 200 South Anaheim Blvd, Anaheim, CA.  Attendance at the pre-submittal conference is not mandatory, but recommended.

The ARTIC Project is envisioned as an iconic regional landmark and transportation facility where people will seamlessly move between transit services to reach Southern California activity centers and business districts.  The station will accommodate passenger arrivals, departures and transfers with supporting retail, restaurants and passenger services within the building.

Construction on the 16-acre site owned by the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) and the City of Anaheim will begin in 2011. The ARTIC Project will inject approximately $184 million into the local economy and will create an estimated 5,000 new jobs. 

RFQ Availability and Schedule:
Issue RFQ                                                  12/14/10
Pre-Submittal Conference                           01/13/11
Statement of Qualifications Submitted          01/27/11
Pre-Qualification Determination                   03/15/11
IFB Issued                                                 05/24/11
Bids Received                                            06/29/11
Award Date                                               07/19/11

For more information about ARTIC, please visit the project’s website at www.ARTICinfo.com or call the project helpline at 1(877)-99-ARTIC (877-992-7842).  Media inquiries can be directed to Ruth Ruiz at (714) 765-5060, or rruiz@anaheim.net.


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