RFP to be issued for Stone Arch Bridge Restoration


On June 16, 2023, the Town of Townshend Select Board will start accepting bids from qualified contractors for the repair and restoration of the West Townshend Stone Arch Bridge located on Back Windham Road, TH#7.

The Contractor must hold a current DSWA(GB) Master Craftsman Certification and be qualified to develop a detailed written scope of work (in lieu of a full set of structural engineering plans and specifications) including photogrammetry or hand drawings paired with photographs which will ensure meeting the Secretary of Interior’s Standards for the Treatment of Historic Properties.

Portions of this project are being funded by a Save America’s Treasures Grant through the Historic Preservation Fund, as administered by the National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.

The Request For Proposal (RFP) can be found on the Vermont Electronic Bid Board located at: https://www.vermontbusinessregistry.com/BidSearch.aspx?type=1. For more information, or to request a print copy of the RFP, contact Connie Holt, Assistant to the Townshend Select Board, at 802-221-2051 or cholt@townshendvt.gov.