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Blue Water Bridge Plaza Expansion - Component 2 (DB)

Project Information

Reconstruction and reconfiguration of the Blue Water Bridge Corridor and Plaza Expansion, city of Port Huron for Component 2 (of the 2009 Refined Design). Project includes, but is not limited to, work along I-69/I-94 ramps and connector roads leading to and from the Plaza, building demolition and construction, tunnels, bridge construction, ITS, fencing, landscaping, security improvements and site work. MDOT will utilize a best value selection process for this project based on key MDOT and stakeholder goals and objectives.

Job Number
211792, 211793

Control Section

Delivery Method
Design Build (DB)

Map showing the boundaries of the the Blue Water Bridge Plaza reconstruction along I-6/I-94 in Port Huron.

Estimated Cost

Construction Cost: $201,000,000

Anticipated Schedule

Industry Forum: December 7, 2023

Best Value Selection Industry Outreach: April 2024

Issue Request for Qualifications (RFQ): May 2024

Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) Due: June 2024

Notification of Short-Listed Submitters: July 2024

Issue Request for Proposals: August 2024

Proposals Due: December 2024

Anticipated Contract Award: March 2025

Construction: 2025-2028

Project Attributes

DBE Goal (Preconstruction): N/A

DBE Goal (Construction): N/A

Stipend: $415,000

* Anticipated Prequalification

201455 Fa or

201455 Comb/Jt. B, Ea

With Subclassifications: B, Ea, and Fa. 

* Anticipated Primary Professional Services

Design - Roadway: Complex 

* Anticipated Secondary Professional Service Prequalification

Design – Bridges: Complex, Design - Bridges: Load Ratings, Design- Buildings, Design – Geotechnical: Advanced, Design – Hydraulics II, Design – Traffic: ITS – Design & System, Design – Traffic: Pavement Markings, Design – Traffic: Signal, Design – Traffic: Signal Operations, Design – Traffic: Signing – Freeway, Design – Traffic: Signing – Non-Freeway, Design – Traffic: Work Zone Maintenance of Traffic,
Design – Traffic: Work Zone Mobility & Safety, Design – Utilities: Municipal, Design – Utilities: Roadway Lighting, Landscape Architecture, Surveying:  Construction Staking, Surveying:  Right of Way, Surveying:  Road Design, Surveying:  Structure