Expressway Authorities, Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority  


    Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority




    The Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority (Authority) requires the services of a Highway Maintenance Contractor to provide all labor, materials, equipment and incidentals necessary to perform routine maintenance of, and administration and management services related to, the roadways and bridges along S.R. 429 (Daniel Webster Western Beltway) and S.R. 414 (John Land Apopka Expressway) in Orange County, Florida. Proposal documents are available for download at the Authority’s website: Proposer registration is required to access and download documents. Instructions for registration are provided on the website.

    DESCRIPTION: The selected contractor shall perform routine maintenance of the Authority’s roadways and bridges necessary to meet performance criteria established by the Authority. Maintenance work shall include, but is not necessarily limited to: roadside and slope mowing; guardrail and fence repair; roadway lighting repair; slope and shoulder repair; traffic control devices; pavement marking and signing; emergency response; attenuator repair; graffiti and stain removal; mechanical roadway sweeping; concrete joint repairs; asphalt-in-place repair. The selected contractor shall provide sufficient staff to support activities and program areas including, but not limited to roadway and bridge maintenance.

    SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS: Proposer shall have a minimum of 5 years of extensive experience in a full range of highway maintenance activities. The experience shall be in maintenance of facilities constructed to AASHTO standards in the class of facilities operated and maintained by state departments of transportation. Proposer shall be familiar with and have a working knowledge of the Florida Department of Transportation’s Maintenance Rating Program.

    Proposers that are corporations must be registered to do business in Florida, prior to the submittal of the Proposal. The Authority will evaluate and determine the relative ability of each Proposer to perform the required services based upon the information provided by the Proposer in response to the RFP.

    SCOPE OF SERVICES MEETING: The Authority will convene a Scope of Services meeting for interested firms on February 23, 2010. The meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. (Orlando Local Time), Authority’s Headquarters, 4974 ORL Tower Road, Orlando, Florida 32807. The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss requirements of the project in an open forum. Although not mandatory, attendance at the meeting is highly recommended.

    MINORITY / WOMEN / DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION: Minority / Women / Disadvantaged Business Enterprises will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, or national origin in consideration for qualification or an award by the Authority. The Authority will establish an M/WBE participation objective for this project.

    CODE OF ETHICS: All firms selected to work with the Authority are required to comply with the Authority’s Code of Ethics, a copy of which is available on the Authority’s web site:

    PROPOSAL DUE DATE: Proposals will be received by the Authority until 1:30 p.m. (Orlando Local Time), March 18, 2010. Proposals delivered or received after that time and date will be disqualified.

    EQUAL OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT: The Orlando- Orange County Expressway Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion and disability. The Authority hereby notifies all Proposers and individuals that it requires and encourages equal employment opportunity for minority and women as employees in the workforce.

    NON-SOLICITATION PROVISION: From the first date of publication of this Notice, no person may contact any Authority Member, Officer, Employee, or any evaluation committee member, with respect to this Notice or the services to be provided, except as related to the submittal requirements detailed in the RFP. Reference is made to the lobbying guidelines of the Authority for further information regarding this Non-Solicitation Provision.


    \Claude Miller

    Director of Procurement

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