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This page contains vital information relating to the procurement of professional engineering and engineering-related services. Revisions are made frequently.

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The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has enacted the biennial Highway Plan, seeking to address the backlog of pavement and bridge needs while pursuing highway improvement projects that provide enhanced roadway safety, improved regional access, and the potential for increased economic opportunity to each geographic region of Kentucky. The Highway Plan consists of projects to address bridge and pavement needs, as well as critical roadway safety improvements, road widening, reconstruction, construction of new routes, and interchange improvements.
 
The Division of Professional Services has made available to the consultant industry a comprehensive record of projects endorsed within the Highway Plan. This database outlines scheduled project phases and funding information for each project recognized from FY20 through FY26, although sufficient funding is only available for a portion of those within the biennium. A core group of these projects may be solicited for consultant services to responsibly address infrastructure priorities across Kentucky and later shown on the Division of Professional Services list of Potential Projects for Advertisement. Please contact the appropriate District Office for additional information regarding any specific project.
 
Start Date: 6/23/2020 11:00 AM

 
Note:  Prequalified consultant engineering firms desiring to provide these services must submit their electronic response to any project via the file hosting upload link that is provided below in this Announcement. We will not be accepting hard copy responses in any format for the April Bulletin.
 
Consultant Responses can be uploaded here: https://www.dropbox.com/request/M1fp7Kbr2yL0kYLGYfJa
Start Date: 4/14/2020 9:00 AM
NOTICE:  Project Managers Bootcamp Xpress
 
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's (KYTC) Mission is "to provide a safe, efficient, environmentally sound and fiscally responsible transportation system that delivers economic opportunity and enhances the quality of life in Kentucky." As part of its continuing efforts to improve its project delivery success rate and execute its mission, KYTC has partnered with the Kentucky Transportation Center (KTC) to develop and deliver Project Manager's Boot Camp XPress training. KYTC requires that all consultant project managers who will be assigned project management duties for a project-specific contract on behalf of the Cabinet to have attended Xpress or be enrolled in the next available offering.
 
We have not scheduled the next offering of Xpress. However, we encourage you to contact Candice Wallace (Candice.Wallace@uky.edu) at KTC to have your name added to the waitlist. People on the waitlist are guaranteed a seat in the next training. Candice will contact all people on the waitlist once the next offering of Xpress is scheduled so they can formally register for the training.
 
To date, over 200 students have attended XPress. Not only has it been strongly endorsed by Cabinet leadership, attendees from the consultant community have enthusiastically praised the course. We look forward to you joining us at the next XPress!
Start Date: 4/2/2020 12:00 PM
NOTICE:  2020 Prequalification Criteria and Instructions Update
 
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has posted revisions to the Prequalification Criteria and Instructions document, which serves as the basis for determining minimum eligibility of firms within each service category. Each firm that desires to retain prequalifications or become prequalified with the Cabinet in any new service area must submit a full prequalification application prior to response to advertisement. These prequalifications are to be submitted electronically rather than via hard copy as in the past. The website to visit to submit prequalifications is https://apps.transportation.ky.gov/professionalservices.
 
Each firm must submit an updated Prequalification Application (TC 40-1 form) for review prior to the firm's annual renewal date. It is the sole responsibility of the firm to initiate a renewal of its prequalification with the Cabinet. If the firm makes no effort within thirty (30) days of its annual renewal date, then the firm is automatically removed from the Cabinet's listing of prequalified consultants. The request should include a Certification of Professional Liability Insurance, a Certificate of Workers Compensation, an Employment Insurance policy, and a Financial Statement. These documents shall be uploaded for review by Professional Services staff and retained for compliance.
 
Please review the links below for further details and information:
 
The Division of Professional Services anticipates this document will remain until December 2021 when the next updates become available prior to the 2022 full renewal cycle.
 
Note: These reference documents will also permanently be available under the Prequalification tab at the top of this website.
Start Date: 1/23/2020 5:30 PM
 
The Transportation Cabinet has provided annual reimbursement rates for 2020, as governed by 200 KAR 2:006. Please see the memorandum for specific reimbursement rates, linked below.
 
 
Note: This reference document will also permanently be available under the Policies & Forms​ tab at the top of this website.
Start Date: 1/14/2020 11:00 AM

NOTICE:  Consultant Portal Launch​

The Division of Professional Services has now launched the new online portal for consultants and KYTC project managers. This portal has migrated the information from and will overhaul our existing Sharepoint-based system into a more user-friendly interface for KYTC users. Consultants will also now be permitted with access to the enhanced project management database and contract document library. Full procurement workflows and contract status history are available, resulting in quicker procurement times.

All future advertisements and production-hour estimates will be submitted and contracts or contract modifications will be electronically signed within this new system, even for existing contracts.

To request access to the system, please click the appropriate link and follow the attached User Authorization Guide below:
Internal KYTC users:
External consultant users:
      https://kog.chfs.ky.gov (to establish a business account) then https://apps.transportation.ky.gov/professionalservices

In addition, a detailed User Guide has been developed to assist users navigate the system:

For any questions, please contact the Division of Professional Services at 502.564.4555.
Start Date: 9/4/2019 1:30 PM
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This page is maintained by: Michael.Shaw@ky.gov, who may be contacted to make corrections or changes.

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