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The vendor will be responsible for the project management, engineering, design, construction and purchasing of equipment for a fiber to the home project on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Please review an aerial map for a view of the reservation and associated roads. All fiber equipment must be able to handle at least 100/100 Mbps up/down internet service and must be able to handle up to 10/10 Gbps internet service for each of the projected 930 customers in this project.
The infrastructure of the fiber to the home and middle mile fiber connections, shall be maintained by the awarded vendor for a period of 5 years (with the option for the Sp’q’n’i? Broadband Services Program (SBS) to extend the contract for up to 5 additional years and continual extensions or renewals as required) with follow-up support options provided by the awarded vendor. The awarded vendor must be willing and able to offer and provide all necessary requirements and/or needs for any future upgrades during this time.
Summary of the fiber run:
- The fiber project will ideally begin in Deer Park Washington and move Northwest up State highway 395 towards Loon Lake Washington. At the intersection of State highway 395 and 292 the fiber will spur, with one run going west down 292 towards the town of Springdale Washington and one run continuing north on State highway 395 towards the town of Chewelah Washington. The latter of the runs will connect to places on land owned by the Spokane Tribe in Chewelah Washington. The first run will continue on highway 395. At the intersection of State highway 292 and 231 the fiber will run south towards the Spokane Indian reservation. The fiber will then run west onto the reservation at the intersection of Reservation Road and State highway 231. From there the fiber will begin running through the reservation connecting various homes, businesses, and emergency buildings. The main road through the middle of the reservation is Ford Wellpinit/Westend Road. The awarded vendor must complete a thorough site-walk and review of the project goals.
The successful vendor will be required to provide the following:
- Include ground excavate, construct, and burial.
- The vendor will be responsible for all applicable permits and licenses required by the Tribe (i.e., TERO), County, State and Federal Government. Each permit will be on behalf of the Tribe.
- Construction is to start after all agreements, permits and designs have been discussed and approved.
- Construction is to be completed October 2025.
- Include maintenance and support for a period of 5 years with the option for the Sp’q’n’i? Broadband Services (SBS) Program to extend the contract for up to 5 additional years and continual extensions or renewals as required with follow-up support options provided by the awarded vendor……..
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