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Department of Transportation
Request for Proposal
Advertisement Number: RFP-DOT-16/17-9010-GH
Version Number: 001
Advertisement Begin Date/Time: 02/27/2017 - 03:00 P.M.
Advertisement End Date/Time: 04/18/2017 - 03:00 P.M.

Mod: 03-02-2017 03:56:07
Last Edit: Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 03:56:33 P.M.

25121700 Railroad support equipment and systems
25172100 Vehicle safety and security systems and components
25174800 Specialized vehicle systems and components
78111600 Passenger railway transportation




The State of Florida Department of Transportation, hereinafter referred to as the “Department”, seeks a qualified Vendor to install, implement, maintain a FRA Type Approved Positive Train Control System (PTC) in accordance with 49 CFR Part 236 subpart I on the Central Florida Rail Corridor. The Vendor shall be required to install a PTC that contains the following four main system components: a back office segment, an onboard system, a wayside system, and a bi-directional communications transport system. The PTC installed by the Vendor shall also be interoperable with the CSXT PTC and compatible with the Meteorcomm ITCnet platform for wireless communications.

A MANDATORY Pre-Proposal conference will be held at the date, time and location in the Procurement Timeline section of the Special Conditions. The purpose of this meeting is to provide an open forum for the Department to review the Scope of Work and Requirements, and respond to questions from potential Proposers regarding the Scope of Work and Requirements; RFP requirements; contractual requirements; method of compensation, and other conditions or requirements that may, in any manner, affect the Work to be performed. Any changes and/or resulting addenda to the RFP will be the sole prerogative of the Department.


To the extent required by Federal law, the State of Florida agrees that, in administering any Federal assistance Program or Project supported by the underlying Grant Agreement or Cooperative Agreement, any request for proposals, solicitation, grant application, form, notification, press release, or other publication involving the distribution of FTA assistance for the Program or the Project that it will identify the FTA grant source by listing the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number of the program. The following FTA grant programs will be eligible to participate in this bid, Federal Transit Capital Investment

Grant, 49 U.S.C. 5309, and the CFDA number 20.500. Federal funding assistance up to Fifty (50%) percent may be provided.

All Proposers should be registered in the State of Florida’s MyFloridaMarketplace system. All prospective bidders, proposers, and respondents that are not registered, should go to to complete on-line registration, or call 1-866-352-3776 for assisted registration.

For services contracts, all out-of-State corporations, out-of-State limited liability companies, and out-of-State limited partnerships must be authorized to do business in the State of Florida. For authorization, contact: Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida 32399, (850) 245-6051.

For services contracts, all Bidders, Proposers, and Respondents must be properly licensed if the business being provided requires that individuals be licensed by the FL Department of Business and Professional Regulation. For licensing, contact: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0797, (850) 487-1395.

NOTE: In accordance with section 287.057(23), Florida Statutes, respondents to this solicitation or persons acting on their behalf may not contact, between the release of the solicitation and the end of the 72-hour period following the agency posting the notice of intended award, excluding Saturdays, Sundays, and state holidays, any employee or officer of the executive or legislative branch concerning any aspect of this solicitation, except in writing to the procurement officer or as provided in the solicitation documents. Violation of this provision may be grounds for rejecting a response.

Public Meeting Notices and Meeting Agendas:

Notice of the public meetings scheduled for this solicitation is provided in the timeline of the solicitation, with agendas for the public meetings.

MFMP Transaction Fee:

All payment(s) to the vendor(s) resulting from the contract(s) established by this competitive solicitation WILL be subject to the 1% MFMP Transaction Fee unless the transaction is exempt from the Transaction Fee pursuant to Rule 60A-1.032, Florida Administrative Code.

Scrutinized Companies Lists

Section 287.135, Florida Statutes, prohibits agencies from contracting with companies, for goods or services over $1,000,000, that are on either the Scrutinized Companies with Activities in Sudan List or the Scrutinized Companies with Activities in the Iran Petroleum Energy Sector List. Both lists are created pursuant to section 215.473, Florida Statutes. A vendor on either Scrutinized List may not bid on, submit a proposal for, or enter into or renew a contract for commodities and/or contractual services of $1 million or more.

Request for Proposal will be opened at the below address at 03:00 P.M., April 18, 2017.
Please direct all questions to:
Greg Hill
Phone: (850) 414-4482
FAX: (850) 414-4951
FDOT Procurement Office
719 S. Woodland Blvd.
DeLand FL, 32720
Any person with a disability requiring special accommodations at the pre-solicitation conference and/or bid/proposal opening shall contact purchasing at the phone number above at least five (5) working days prior to the event. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact this office by using the Florida Relay Services which can be reached at 1 (800) 955-8771 (TDD).
The Department reserves the right to reject any and all bids or accept minor irregularities in the best interest of the State of Florida.
Certified Business Enterprises are encouraged to participate in the solicitation process.

Downloadable Files for Advertisement
Version Description Type Required
Original RFP DOCUMENTS (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
001 Addendum 1 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
002 ADDENDUM 2: FTA Provisions, Wages, Appendix I, Vendor Form (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
003 ADDENDUM 3 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
003 ADDENDUM 3 Q&A_Batch 1-4 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
004 ADDENDUM 4 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
005 ADDENDUM 5 Q&A_Batch 5-6 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
006 ADDENDUM 6 TIMELINE: RFP DUE DATE EXTENSION (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
007 ADDENDUM 7 (Open/Save/View) Complete Document
indicates a required (not withdrawn) file

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