Addendum 1: Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022
The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation (“HART”) is a semi-autonomous agency of the City and County of Honolulu (“City”), created pursuant to an amendment to the Revised Charter of the City and County of Honolulu 1973 (“RCH”) to develop, operate, and maintain the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (“HRTP”).
HART is seeking professional services in the field of safety and security oversight consulting services (Consultant) during the design and construction of the Honolulu Rail Transit Project (HRTP). Under this contract, the Consultant will provide professional services such as support development, maintenance and implementation of the HART Safety and Security Management Plan (SSMP), the Safety and Security Certification Plan (SSCP), and the Construction Safety and Security Plan (CSSP). Supporting HART with the Security Oversight and Review Committee (SSRC). The Consultant shall coordinate with HART during the design, construction, and commissioning process. As directed by HART, the Consultant will coordinate and oversee the certification activities for HART’s contractors.
The successful Consultant must be registered to do business in the State of Hawai’i prior to Contract award. HART is receiving funding assistance from the United States Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration and must comply with the applicable statutory, regulatory, and administrative requirements including FTA third-party contracting requirements.
1.2 HRTP DESCRIPTION
The HRTP will provide high-capacity rapid transit service in the travel corridor between East Kapolei and Ala Moana Center. This corridor includes the majority of housing and employment on O’ahu. The north-south width of the corridor is a maximum of four (4) miles, with the corridor constrained by the Ko’olau and Wai’anae Mountain Ranges to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south.
The HRTP is identified in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (“FEIS”) as the design, construction and operation of a twenty (20) mile grade-separated fixed guideway transit system between East Kapolei and Ala Moana Center. All parts of the guideway will be elevated, except near Leeward Community College where it will be at-grade. The system will incorporate steel wheel-on-steel rail technology. The HRTP includes twenty-one (21) stations, one (1) Rail Operations Center (“ROC”), and eighty (80) light metro vehicles and associated core systems.
The FEIS was released in June 2010 and a Final Supplemental EIS and Amended Record of Decision (“ROD”) were released in September 2013. The FEIS and additional information on the HRTP can be found at: http://honolulutransit.org.
HART has requested the HRTP scope, for the purposes of the federal funding and HART’s contractual obligations under the Full Funding Grant Agreement (FFGA) with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), be truncated to establish an interim terminus of the rail system at the Civic Center Station, located at the corner of Halekauwila Street and South Street in Honolulu. However, HART plans to build the HRTP to Ala Moana Center once funding is available.
1.3 SCOPE OF WORK
An indicative Scope of Work (“Work”) for this RFQ is attached hereto as Attachment 1. A final determination of levels of effort, work, scope, responsibilities, and schedule will be negotiated with the selected Offeror pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) §103D-304(h).
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