Specifications include, but are not limited to: The selected A/E firm shall provide the full range of architectural and
engineering services for design and construction of a replacement Central State Hospital.
The new facility will encompass approximately 428,500 square feet, and will provide a total of 252
in-patient beds, comprised of 111 maximum security and 141 civil beds. The scope of the project will
include patient treatment/program areas and administrative and support services space. The design
will anticipate the construction of a future 48-bed addition. This future addition will be designed
through preliminary documents only. The new facility is envisioned to be two-stories, with delineated
treatment areas for maximum security and civil patients, and secure enclosed courtyards for outdoor
recreation of those committed for care. An integrated system of security, safety and information
technology will be required.
The selected A/E shall furnish all expertise, labor and resources for complete design and construction
period services for the project in accordance with the requirements of the A/E Manual. The following
generally highlights the services that the A/E will be required to perform:
A. Refine, clarify, and define the Agency’s project description, data, and requirements as necessary
to develop a Schematic design of the project which meets the Agency’s requirements and is
within the stipulated “design-not-to-exceed” construction cost. Respond to all DEB and other
agency review comments and resolve outstanding design issues at the various phases by taking
appropriate action in the design of the project. Completion of approved Schematic Design
documents is to be no later than 31 March 2020.
B. Develop a Preliminary Design submission consistent with the requirements of the A/E Manual.
Respond to all DEB and other agency review comments and resolve outstanding design issues
prior to submission of construction documents. Completion of approved Preliminary Design
documents is to be no later than 28 September 2020.
C. Provide complete construction contract documents with professional seals and signatures in
accord with the procedures of the A/E Manual. Documents must be complete and ready for
bidding not later than 28 October 2020 for Early Site Package, 29 December 2020 for Early
Foundation and Structural Steel Package, and 27 March 2021 for remainder of Building