Date First Offered
Bentley Enterprise Licensing Subscription FY16
Agency Reference Number:
DOT - Transportation
DOT - Transportation
Purchasing Agency SPO:
Joann Wise; Colleen Caton
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: Diana.Boshell@illinois.gov; 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.
Sole Economically Feasible Source
Hearing Notice of Decision Upheld
Notice Expiration Date:
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:
Small Business Set-Aside:
Does this solicitation contain a BEP
or DBE requirement?:
Does this solicitation contain a
Total Amount of Award:
(Total Dollar Value Only/Includes Any Renewal Options)
Estimated/Actual Value Description:
Bentley Enterprise Licensing Subscription (ELS)
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Bentley Systems Inc.
401 S. Spring Street
Room 712 Stratton Office Bldg
NIGP Commodity/Service Code:
920 45 Software Maintenance/Support
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Bentley ELS SSJF.pdf