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RFQ - PATCO Franklin Square Station Re-Opening


The Delaware River Port Authority (Authority) hereby invites interested professional consulting engineering firms to submit a Statement of Qualification for providing engineering design services for the PATCO Franklin Square Station Re-Opening project.

The Scope of Services the Authority requires shall include development of specification and construction drawings for the re-opening of PATCO’s Franklin Square Station.  The work shall include an investigation of the existing station and surface conditions; development of a comprehensive set of construction documents to address structural, electrical, mechanical, utility, and access needs for re-opening the station.  The engineering firm should have experience with transit operations, station improvements/renovations, addressing requirements under the Americans with Disabilities Act, and interaction with local government and interest groups.

The Authority’s Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution stating Consultants seeking contracted work must be prevented from influencing the vendor selection process.  In order to be considered, the attached Political Contribution Form and Certification Form and the Certification must be completed and submitted in a separately sealed envelope labeled “POLITICAL CONTRIBUTION FORM AND CERTIFICATION” along with your Statement of Qualifications. 

Six (6) copies of the written Statement of Qualifications and U.S. Government Forms SF330 must be received by the Authority no later than 4:00 pm on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.  Faxed or e-mail Statement of Qualifications will not be accepted. Late Statement of Qualifications will not be accepted.  The Statement of Qualifications should be addressed to Mr. Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L.S., Chief Engineer, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, P.O. Box 1949, Camden, New Jersey 08101.  The mailing envelope containing the Statement of Qualifications shall be labeled “PATCO - Franklin Square Station Re-Opening”. The Statement of Qualifications shall describe, in five (5) pages or less, the qualifications of the firm and the key personnel on the design team and shall briefly describe similar consultation projects successfully completed in the last five years by the firm and the key personnel.  The Statement of Qualifications will be used by the Authority to establish a short list of consultants to receive a Request for Proposal and to engage a consultant for this project.

This project will be funded with substantial assistance from the federal Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA).  As a condition of receiving this assistance, the Delaware River Port Authority has signed an assurance not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, or sex in the award and performance of any DOT-assisted contract or in the administration of its Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program (DBE Program). The Delaware River Port Authority has established a DBE Program that complies with the DOT’s Final Rule at 49 CFR Part 26. The Delaware River Port Authority further assures that it will take all necessary and reasonable steps to ensure discrimination does not take place in the award and administration of DOT-assisted contracts or subcontracts.  Firms responding to this advertisement are hereby advised that the use of DBE firms will be carefully reviewed and evaluated in the contract award process.
 
This public advertisement constitutes the Delaware River Port Authority’s formal solicitation to determine the interest of qualified Professional Engineering firms in the aforementioned project.

DELAWARE RIVER PORT AUTHORITY
By: Michael P. Venuto, P.E., P.L S.
Chief Engineer
Phone: 856-968-2062

Addtional link(s):
Political Contribution Form and Certification


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