Experience with innovative procurements indicates that holding one-on-one meetings with proposers is beneficial whenever selection is based on a “best value” evaluation of competitive proposals—whether the procurement contemplates selection based on initial proposals or whether selection will be made following discussions and receipt of revised proposals. Some agencies are unaccustomed to holding confidential meetings with… Continue Reading
The Texas Transportation Commission selected the apparent best value proposer for the design, construction and long-term capital maintenance of the Grand Parkway project, a 37-mile, greenfield toll road in Houston. The high-priority project awarded on Thursday consists of Segments F-1, F-2 and G of the Grand Parkway, part of a proposed 184-mile highway, encircling the… Continue Reading
On July 31, 2012, the Indiana Finance Authority (“IFA”) issued its Request for Proposals to its previously-shortlisted four teams for the East End Crossing, part of the Louisville-Southern Indiana Ohio River Bridges Project located in Southern Indiana and the greater Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area.
On Sept. 19, 2011, the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) sent a press release announcing that GDOT issued the final Request for Proposal (RFP) for the West by Northwest Project. The RFP was provided to three short-listed proposers, comprised of several national and international developers and contractors. Brandon Beach, P3 Committee Chair of the State… Continue Reading
On August 30 the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to three teams vying for the Foothill Extension Phase 2A light rail alignment work. The design-build-finance project includes 11.5 miles of new track, a 25+ acre light rail maintenance facility, six stations in five cities, and multiple bridges… Continue Reading