Walk this Way: The Broadway/Webster Project – Oakland, CA

14 Dec 2016

14 December 2016 – Submission deadline

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Sponsor: City of Oakland, California
Type: Open, RfP

Language: English

Fee: none

Challenge:

Walk this Way: The Broadway/Webster Project aims to transform the areas under, around and through the Broadway and Webster Street underpasses of the I-880 Freeway into beautiful, safe, walkable, inviting, green and iconic passageways between Downtown Oakland and the Waterfront. 

Challenge 

To submit qualifications and a conceptual design approach to redesign the areas around, under and through Broadway and Webster Street underpasses of the I-880 Freeway, and to develop a toolkit of design elements that can be applied to other underpasses in Oakland.  The Design Team would undertake the following scope of work:

 

Phase I

  • Develop an inspiring and implementable design for a set of beautiful, safe, walkable, inviting, green, and iconic passageways between Downtown Oakland and the Waterfront by reimagining the area surrounding and including the Broadway and Webster Street underpasses of the I-880 Freeway (including 1 block north, 1 block south, 1 block east and 1 block west from each of the underpasses);
  • Develop a template of design elements that can be applied to other underpasses in the future;
  • Conduct community engagement to garner public input;
  • Develop construction drawings (35%) and a cost estimate for implementation;

Phase II

  • Develop construction documents for bidding (100%);
  • Support the City to secure approvals and permits;
  • Provide construction management support.

Design Teams may be led or co-led by a firm specializing in urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, or engineering. The City of Oakland encourages participation of local firms within the Design Team.

 

RFP Submissions should be sent to: Office of the City Administrator, Department of Contracts and Compliance, 250 Frank Ogowa Plaza, Suite 3341, Oakland, CA 94612.

Transmittal letters should be addressed to: Sabrina Landreth, City Administrator. Phone (510) 238-3190.

To download the RfP:
http://www2.oaklandnet.com/oakca1/groups/ceda/documents/report/oak061281.pdf