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The Government-furnished and Contractor-furnished design analyses are discussed
further in Chapter 3.
EXISTING CONDITIONS. An RFP for a D-B project should include or
provide for access to all available information regarding existing conditions as part of
project definition. The following areas of information may be available.
Topographic Surveys. The results of recent topographic surveys should
be provided as an RFP drawing, if available. If recent topographic surveys are not
available, the RFP should include the Government topographic survey criteria as an
Geotechnical Reports. If a recent geotechnical survey is available, it
should be included in the RFP as an appendix.
Condition Surveys. Any recent condition surveys of existing pavements,
electrical systems, airfield lighting, electronic navigation aids (NAVAIDS), or other
facilities should be included in the RFP if applicable to the project.
As-Built Drawings. The RFP should indicate the location and
accessibility of any as-built drawings for existing facilities within the project area.
The RFP must state clearly that any information provided by the Government shall be
verified by the D-B Contractor during the proposal phase by on-site inspection and
additional surveys and/or testing by the Contractor if necessary for verification of