Project Title: Region 2 HAR Replacement VMS Vaisala Sole Source
Project #: 730-1042-19
Issued by: Oregon Department of Transportation view agency website
Publish Date: 7/12/2019
Due Date: 7/22/2019

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Description

To whom it may concern, The Department of Transportation is seeking to procure, in accordance with intermediate procurement rule ORS 279B.070 and 279B.075, road weather information sensors from Vaisala. Vaisala is currently the only vendor that provides sensor equipment that integrates into the Department of Transportation's Road Weather Information System database and the Active Traffic Management System that automates weather warning information to the public. All of ODOT's weather stations measuring pavement conditions use the same model sensors, which allows for efficient utilization of existing spare parts. Vaisala is the original manufacturer and the only supplier of the parts. They do not have a network of distributors. This letter to the file satisfies ORS 279B.075-(2)(a) and (d) requirements for efficient utilization of existing goods and utilization of goods that are only available from one source. The following equipment will be procured from Vaisala: Part Number: Mounting Bracket Vaisala Drunivarm-US Quantity: 5 Total Cost: $X,XXX Part Number: Pavement Temp Sensor Vaisala Model DST111 Quantity: 5 Total Cost: $X,XXX Part Number: 28VDC Vaisala Power Supply Kit 56023500 Quantity: 5 Total Cost: $X,XXX Part Number: Sensor Cable 50m DR221741Z50M Quantity: 5 Total Cost: $X,XXX Protesters of this procurement must file a written protest to Doug Spencer at Doug.L.SPENCER@odot.state.or.us by end of business on the ORPIN close date. The written protest must include the following: - A detailed statement of the legal factual grounds for the protest - A description of the resulting harm to the Affected Person - The relief requested

Contact

Contact Janelle Woodring at 1 (503) 986-7918


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