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Design professionals interested in performing design contracts with the department must first complete the Vendor Registration process. Upon successful completion of the process, design firms are encouraged to apply for design opportunities by the department.

Selection of design professionals is governed by Section 905 of the Procurement Code


COVID-19 Guidance  


DGS is looking forward to resuming the professional selection process.  Due to current COVID-19 conditions, DGS is providing a DGS Guidance Document.  A copy of this document has been uploaded into the project solicitation folder for all currently advertised professional selections projects. 

Please review the document.  An authorized representative from each short-listed design firm will be required to acknowledge reading and understanding the document before anyone in the firm or their consultants can visit the project site.

        DGS Guidance Document.pdf

Design Selections Process Resources


A Professional Evaluations webinar was held on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. 

The Department covered the following topics in the webinar:

  • The purpose of Professional Evaluations
  • Key performance indicators that will be evaluated
  • Project milestones when evaluations will take place
  • The contribution of Professional Evaluations to future selections of Professionals.

The presentation from this webinar is below:

Professional Evaluations Presentation 

Professional Evaluation Forms - used by Project Managers in the Evaluation Process


The next Professional Selections Committee Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
Interested parties may watch the live selections process by using the link provided below.  Due to technical limitations, public selections must be viewed using a Windows PC.  At this time, mobile devices are not supported.  The public is also invited to watch the selections process in person at the Public Works Arsenal Building, 1800 Herr Street, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. 
The online professional selections can be viewed by clicking the following links:


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Currently Advertised Projects

Click Here to view the Notice of Design Professional Selections.  Applications are due July 15, 2021 at 4:30 p.m.

Clicking on the project number below will direct you to the e-Marketplace Advertisement for that project:


Professional Selections Potential Applicants


Note: Every Monday the potential applicant's list is updated to reflect the most current projects out to bid.


Selections Committee Scoring Summary Sheets


Recommended Firms

Professional Appointment Letters

Professional Appointment Letters From November 23, 2015 Selections Committee Meeting


Professional Appointment Letters From September 30, 2015 Selections Committee Meeting


Professional Appointment Letters From July 28, 2015 Selections Committee Meeting


Professional Appointment Letters From March 17, 2015 Selections Committee Meeting


Professional Appointment Letters From December 18, 2014 Selections Committee Meeting


Selection Committee Members: 

  • R. Scott Christie
  • Randy Galiotto
  • Alan P. Hoffmann
  • James D. Lewis, Jr.
  • Matthew R. Luttrell

Design Documents



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