City of Seattle, WA

10/18/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/18/2021 06:49

Peer Review of Alternative Lateral Force Design Procedures, RFP# CI021-01RFP

November 12, 2021 5:00pm

City of Seattle Request for Proposals

Scope of Work:

The Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI), seeks the peer review services of one, or more, nationally recognized experts in the structural engineering of high-rise buildings to provide support to SDCI, as a part of the permitting process, on proposals using an alternative lateral-force design procedure. A successful candidate is required to be a licensed professional engineer, having a minimum of five (5) years of experience in structural engineering of high-rise structures.

The work includes the review of the lateral force resisting design, along with other necessary supporting documentation; collaboration with the applicant and SDCI staff, as necessary, to understand and resolve areas of concern or questions; a report regarding the findings of the review and; a written statement regarding the expected seismic performance of the system.

Project Budget: $1,000,000 per contract over 5-year period

City Contract Information: Andrew Lunde, Manager

Seattle Department of Construction & Inspections

PO Box 34019

Seattle, Washington 98124-4019


[email protected]

The full RFP and associated documents can be viewed and downloaded at the City's Procurement portal,