1-17-C176: Dynamic Messaging Signs for DIAAH

Project Overview

Invitation for Bids (IFB)
Issue Date:
October 12, 2017
Deadline for
1:00 PM (Eastern), November 15, 2017
45025 Aviation Drive, Suite 240, Dulles Airport
Dollar Value:
Up to $2,000,000
150 days from Notice to Proceed
5% Bid, 100% Payment, 100% Performance
The Contractor shall furnish all necessary labor, materials, tools, equipment, supervision and traffic control operations to supply and perform installation of five dynamic messaging signs at various locations along the Dulles International Airport Access Highway (DIAAH).
This solicitation has a 25% Local Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (LDBE) participation requirement and a 10% Voluntary MBE/WBE goal. Firms located within a 100-mile radius and whose 3 year average gross receipts, including all affiliates, do not exceed the size standard(s) below are eligible for consideration. For more LDBE/MBE/WBE information, including other LDBE size standards, contact the Airports Authority's Department of Supplier Diveristy at 703-417-8660.
NAICS Code Type of Work / Service LDBE Size Standard
237310 Highway, Street & Bridge Construction $36.5 Million
238210 Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors $15.0 Million
339950 Sign Manufacturing 500 Employees
541330 Engineering Services $15.0 Million
One, October 26, 2017 - The due date for bids remains unchanged.
Two, November 7, 2017 - The due date for bids is extended from November 8, 2017 to November 15, 2017.

Solicitation Events

Pre-Proposal Conference:
Date: October 25, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM (Eastern)
Location: 45025 Aviation Drive, 4th Floor, Conference Room 1, Dulles, VA 20166
Pre-Proposal Conference Documents:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPre-Bid Conference Attendees List (122 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPre-Bid Conference Presentation (240 KB)

Questions and Answers

All questions must be submitted by 3:00 PM (Eastern) October 30, 2017.
Question Submission:
The deadline for submitting questions has passed.
No further questions will be accepted.
Answered Questions:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgQuestions and Answers - November 7, 2017 (32 KB)

Registration & Planholders List

Show your interest in this solicitation by registering as a Planholder.
Registration will place your name on the Planholder List for this project and ensure that you receive notification of any amendments or other updates to the project which may be issued in the future.
Please enter "1-17-C176" in the Solicitation Number field.
Planholder List:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgPlanholder List - October 30, 2017 (8 KB)

Solicitation Documents

If you download the solicitation documents and are interested in submitting a response, please register as a planholder by clicking on the "Registration & Planholders" tab above and following the instructions.
PLEASE NOTE: If you fail to register, you will not receive notification of amendments, and failure to receive and acknowledge amendments may result in your submission being deemed non-conforming.
Base Solicitation Documents:
Icon-Acrobat.jpgIFB 1-17-C176 (433 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 2: Construction Drawings (20.7 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 2: Structure Drawings (2.24 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 2: Signing and Marking Schedule Drawing (483 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 2: Acceptance Test Plan (3.39 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 3: Construction Safety Manual - Revision 17 - February 2016 (2.03 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 4: Aviation Owner Controlled Insurance Program Manual - January 2016 Edition (9.65 MB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAttachment 7: Orders and Instructions - Washington Dulles International Airport
Amendments to Solicitation::
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAmendment One - October 26, 2017 (72 KB)
Icon-Acrobat.jpgAmendment Two - November 7, 2017 (19 KB)

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Last Updated November 7, 2017

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