Reference Number: 22036160
Request ID:15-93412
Date First Offered05/19/2015
Title:Bentley Enterprise Licensing Subscription FY16

Agency Reference Number:15-93412
Agency:DOT - Transportation
Purchasing Agency:DOT - Transportation
Purchasing Agency SPO:Joann Wise; Colleen Caton

Status: Closed


Description and Specifications:
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is requesting a sole economically feasible source contract with Bentley Systems, Inc. for their Enterprise Licensing Subscription (ELS).

A hearing is scheduled for June 03, 2015 at 2:00 pm in Suite 9-035 of the JRTC Building in Chicago and Room 511 of the Stratton Building in Springfield Illinois.
A sole source contract will be awarded on that date unless an interested party submits a written request for a public hearing by 12:00 pm on May 28. 2015.

If a public hearing is requested, the purchasing agency shall present testimony justifying the procurement method. Any interested party may present testimony for or against the sole source determination as described in this notice. The purpose of the hearing will be to receive information from the public as to whether award by sole source is appropriate and in accordance with the Illinois Procurement Code. Formal rules of evidence will not apply. Hearings may be recorded in order to aid in the production of minutes. Parties may submit written comments in lieu of attending the hearing. Written comments will be afforded the same weight as oral comments received at hearing.
Interested parties wishing to submit comments or request a hearing must do so in writing and submit their request to the Notice Contact. Request for a public hearing by an interested party or written comments shall be made by May 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm CST to the Notice Contact: Diana Boshell, 712 Stratton Office Building, 401 S. Spring, Springfield, IL 62706, E-mail:; phone 217-524-7020; fax 217-558-2164.

A sole source contract where a hearing was requested by an interested party may be awarded after the hearing is conducted with the written approval of the chief procurement officer.

Key Information

Notice Type:Sole Economically Feasible Source
Notice Stage:
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld

Notice Expiration Date:06/22/2015
Sole Source Only Justification:Bentley Systems, Inc. is the sole provider of their Enterprise Licensing Subscription (ELS). IDOT has been using Bentley products for roadway design projects since 1983. IDOT requires its consulting engineering firms to use MicroStation and GEOPAK on most survey and roadway design contracts and to submit contract plans to IDOT in MicroStation's native format.
Accordance with Admin Rule:< Item is patented or copyrighted and only available from holder of patent/copyright

Professional & Artistic:No
Small Business Set-Aside:No

Does this solicitation contain a BEP or DBE requirement?:No

Does this solicitation contain a Veteran requirement?:No

Relevant Category:IT

Total Amount of Award:$890,758.00 (Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:Actual Value
Bentley Enterprise Licensing Subscription (ELS)
Length of Initial Term:12
Contract Begin Date:07/01/2015
Contract End Date:06/30/2016
Renewal Terms:N/A


Number of Responding Bidders:1
Number of Unsuccessful Bidders:0
Total Number Awarded:1

Listing of All Bidders/Offerors Considered But Not Selected:
Source Selection:N/A

Vendor(s) Selected for Award
Vendor NameAmount of Award BEP Goal % DBE Goal %
Bentley Systems Inc.$890,758.000%0%

Notice Contact
Name: Diana Boshell
Street Address:401 S. Spring Street
Room 712 Stratton Office Bldg
Zip Code:62706
Phone: 217-524-7020
Fax Number:217-558-2164

Class Code

Class Codes:


NIGP Commodity/Service Code:920 45 Software Maintenance/Support


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