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Request For Proposals - Riverlink Ferry System Master Plan

Mandatory Pre-Proposal Meeting and Site Visit Friday, August 1, 2008 at 10:00 AM,Wiggins Park Ferry Dock, Camden, NJ

RFPs Due No Later Than 4:00 p.m. On August 15, 2008

The Delaware River Port Authority (Authority) hereby invites professional transportation planning and/or consulting engineering firms to submit Technical and Cost Proposals for the preparation of a Five Year Master Plan for the Riverlink Ferry System, which currently provides seasonal ferry service between Penn’s Landing in Philadelphia, PA and Wiggins Park in Camden, NJ.  The Master Plan will identify a detailed blueprint for growth of the system over a five year period, with the goal of maximizing revenue and efficiency of operations.  DRPA envisions that the Master Plan will include a comprehensive market analysis, as well as a detailed analysis of growth and expansion opportunities utilizing new routes and/or landings.

The Scope of Services the Authority requires is detailed in the Request for Proposals, which can be obtained by clicking on the link below. 

A mandatory pre-proposal meeting and site visit will be held on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 10:00 AM at the Wiggins Park ferry dock in Camden, NJ.  The mandatory Pre-Proposal Conference will include a tour of the Camden and Philadelphia docking sites, as well as a tour of the Ferry.  A proposal received from any firm which is not represented at the pre-proposal meeting will not be considered and will be returned to the firm unopened.

Six (6) copies of the written Technical and Cost Proposals prepared in accordance with DRPA’s RFP must be received by the Authority no later than 4:00 p.m. on August 15, 2008.  Proposals should be addressed to Howard Korsen. Manager, Contract Administration, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 1949, Camden, New Jersey 08101-1949. 

The DRPA is firmly committed to providing equal employment and business opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, or non-job related disability. In that regard, the DRPA will affirmatively assure that, in regard to any DRPA agreement contract or subcontract entered into pursuant to this matter, qualified and certified minority business enterprises (MBEs) and women business enterprises (WBEs) will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals and will not be discriminated against on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age or non-job related disability in consideration for an award.

This public advertisement constitutes the DRPA formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified professional consulting firms in the afore stated project.

Request For Proposals for Riverlink Ferry System Master Plan


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