RFP – Balcerzak Drive Pedestrian Crossing Study

The Mankato/North Mankato Area Planning Organization (MAPO) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to solicit responses from qualified firms interested in services described in the proposal for the purposes of producing a comprehensive Balcerzak Drive Pedestrian Connectivity Study in the City of Mankato. The firm selected must have experience and expertise in multimodal transportation planning, including (but not limited to) project management, public engagement, data collection and analysis, financial resources, project implementation, and a clear understanding of the MPO planning process and federal and state requirements.

View the Request for Proposal. Interested parties may request paper copy delivery via U.S. mail at the below email or telephone contact.

Any inquiries regarding this notice should be directed to Chris Talamantez, MAPO Transportation Planner by email at ctalamantez@mankatomn.gov or by phone at (507) 387-8389.

Responders are requested to submit digital copies of proposals by 4:30p.m. on December 19, 2022. Digital copies shall be provided via PDF or file-sharing service to ctalamantez@mankatomn.gov.

Project description

This project is intended to provide planning-level alternatives to improve walkability and connectivity while eliminating accessibility barriers and ensuring Americans with Disabilities Act compliance. Currently, there is a safety concern to pedestrians crossing Balcerzak Drive. Study will evaluate alternatives for pedestrian connections and crossing options. Key deliverables include data collection, data analysis, stakeholder engagement, and alternative evaluation. Total Project Cost (est.): $20,000. Anticipated completion: December 2023.