Scientific Services Contracts- Requests for Proposal


TxDOT's Environmental Affairs Division manages its contracts by issuing requests for proposals (RFPs) to solicit proposals from service providers. The division issues contracts pursuant to the Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 223, Subchapter D, and 43 TAC §§9.80-9.88. When RFPs are available, service providers may receive a copy of the RFP downloading from the Electronic State Business Daily after it is posted. A letter of interest must be submitted upon downloading the RFP.

Schedule of TxDOT Environmental Affairs Contracts

Statewide Water Resource Documentation and Permitting Services (578SW001-3482)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to two indefinite delivery, scientific services contracts for performing statewide water resource documentation and permitting services as required for transportation activities under state and federal statutes including Sections 401 and 404 of the Clean Water Act, Sections 9 and 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act, and other statutes and regulations with federal and state environmental standards. Services may include: Producing complete permit/reporting, right of entry to perform environmental services, environmental documentation, WOUS Determinations, Wetland Delineations, Conditional and Functional Assessments, USACE and USCG Permits, permit coordination, mitigation planning, interpretation and monitoring, assistance in preparing training documentation and all related reporting and support activities. The RFP announcement and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website during beginning in Winter 2018. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Historic Resource Identification, Evaluation and Documentation & Survey Services (578SH001-3513)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for up to four indefinite delivery, scientific services contracts to fulfill its obligations under Sections 106 and 110 of the NHPA (36 CFR 800) and Section 4(f) of the DOTA (23 CFR 774), National Historical Preservation Act and the Texas Antiquities Code. Services to be provided include related non-archeological, historical services and non-archeological historic survey, such as research and documentation efforts leading to historic context statements, nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, HABS/HAER documents, other mitigation activities such as creating, managing or updating inventories of non-archeological historic properties, conducting windshield, ADA reconnaissance, reconnaissance, or intensive non-archeological historical survey, research design and all related survey reporting. Services may be acquired on a statewide basis. The RFP announcement and notice of request for letters of interest will be posted on ESBD beginning in Winter 2018. RFPs will not be released prior to posting to ESBD.

Archeological Survey Services (578SA001-3517)

TxDOT’s Environmental Affairs Division anticipates issuing an RFP soliciting proposals for one indefinite delivery, scientific services contracts. This RFP is for the performance of archeological investigations on different, particular projects to fulfill TxDOT’s requirements for transportation activities under federal and state statutes as set forth in a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and TxDOT and a Programmatic Agreement among the Federal Highway Administration, the Texas Department of Transportation, the Texas State Historic Preservation Officer and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Regarding the Implementation of Transportation Undertakings. Services may include: Antiquities Permit Procurement, Data Recovery Fieldwork, Analytical Unit Definition, Research Design, Digital Records Preparation, Curation Preparation, and all associated required reporting. The RFP announcements and notices of request for letters of interest will be posted on this website beginning Spring 2018.