Nevada Highways; Roads; Bridges; Parks
Sec. § 408.3883
Request for preliminary proposals: Advertisement by Department; publication; information available for inspection by design-build teams.


1.

The Department shall advertise for preliminary proposals for the design and construction of a project by a design-build team in a newspaper of general circulation in this State.

2.

A request for preliminary proposals published pursuant to subsection 1 must include, without limitation:

(a)

A description of the proposed project;

(b)

Separate estimates of the costs of designing and constructing the project;

(c)

The dates on which it is anticipated that the separate phases of the design and construction of the project will begin and end;

(d)

The date by which preliminary proposals must be submitted to the Department, which must not be less than 30 days after the date that the request for preliminary proposals is first published in a newspaper pursuant to subsection 1; and

(e)

A statement setting forth the place and time in which a design-build team desiring to submit a proposal for the project may obtain the information necessary to submit a proposal, including, without limitation, the information set forth in subsection 3.

3.

The Department shall maintain at the time and place set forth in the request for preliminary proposals the following information for inspection by a design-build team desiring to submit a proposal for the project:

(a)

The extent to which designs must be completed for both preliminary and final proposals and any other requirements for the design and construction of the project that the Department determines to be necessary;

(b)

A list of the requirements set forth in NRS 408.3884;

(c)

A list of the factors that the Department will use to evaluate design-build teams who submit a proposal for the project, including, without limitation:

(1)

The relative weight to be assigned to each factor pursuant to NRS 408.3886; and

(2)

A disclosure of whether the factors that are not related to cost are, when considered as a group, more or less important in the process of evaluation than the factor of cost;

(d)

Notice that a design-build team desiring to submit a proposal for the project must include with its proposal the information used by the Department to determine finalists among the design-build teams submitting proposals pursuant to subsection 2 of NRS 408.3885 and a description of that information;

(e)

A statement that a design-build team whose prime contractor holds a certificate of eligibility to receive a preference in bidding on public works issued pursuant to NRS 338.1389 or 338.147 and whose members who hold a certificate of registration to practice architecture or a license as a professional engineer and who hold a certificate of eligibility to receive a preference when competing for public works issued pursuant to NRS 338.173 should submit with its proposal a copy of each certificate of eligibility and a signed affidavit that meets the requirements of subsection 1 of NRS 338.0117; and

(f)

A statement as to whether a design-build team that is selected as a finalist pursuant to NRS 408.3885 but is not awarded the design-build contract pursuant to NRS 408.3886 will be partially reimbursed for the cost of preparing a final proposal or best and final offer, or both, and, if so, an estimate of the amount of the partial reimbursement.
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