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Right-of-Way Lease for Fixed Guideway

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NOTICE
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
605 SUWANNEE STREET, MS 20
TALLAHASSEE, FL 32399
December 6, 2013

LEASE OF RIGHTS-OF-WAY FOR FIXED GUIDEWAY TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has received an unsolicited proposal for the leasing of rights-of-way and other real property owned by FDOT, the Orlando Orange County Expressway Authority (OOCEA), Orange County, the City of Orlando, and the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA), for the purposes of constructing and operating a fixed guideway transportation system between Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention Center in the International Drive area of Orange County. FDOT, OOCEA, Orange County, the City of Orlando, and GOAA jointly request Proposals from Proposers for the leasing of rights-of-way and real property owned by FDOT, OOCEA, Orange County, the City of Orlando, and GOAA to provide a fixed guideway transportation system between Orlando International Airport and the Orange County Convention Center in the International Drive area of Orange County, as detailed in the project Request for Proposals (RFP) document. Qualified proposers must submit a proposal in accordance with the RFP. A copy of the RFP may be obtained by submitting a written request to: row.lease@dot.state.fl.us Please provide a contact name and e-mail address when submitting your request. Questions about the RFP should also be directed to the aforementioned e-mail address. Notice of changes (addenda) to the RFP will be posted on the FDOT Procurement web site at http://www.dot.state.fl.us/procurement/ROWLeaseFixedGuideway.shtm

It is the responsibility of all potential proposers to monitor the website for any changing information prior to submitting your proposal. Proposals must be submitted by the time and date indicated in the RFP. Pursuant to Section 337.251(3), Florida Statutes, an application fee of $10,000 is required from each proposer upon submittal of its proposal to FDOT.

Addenda to Request for Proposal:

Addendum 1 - 1/6/2014 - Q & A. Additional questions added 2/4/2014
Addendum 2 - 1/24/2014 - Time Extension for Submittal of Response (.PDF File)

Notice:
Bid Proposals to be opened 3:00 PM April 18, 2014, 605 Suwannee Street, Room 479, Tallahassee, FL 32399

Notice: Final Selection Meeting to be held May 19, 2014 via teleconference at 3:00 pm.
Dial in Number: 888-670-3525. Conference code: 1383090556. A maximum of 120 ports will be available.

Notice: Final Selection: Florida EMMI, LLC.; Posted: May 19, 2014

1/6/2014
Number 1: FDOT Responses to Questions For Leasing of FDOT Rights-of-Way For Fixed Guideway Transportation System
 
       
1.   Does FDOT have any data that would allow proposers to project passenger and freight demand for the route in question?  
    Response: FDOT has not done an analysis for passenger or freight demand on this corridor.  
       
2.   Who is the FDOT Project Manager for this? And the Consultant?  
    Response: Ed Coven is the FDOT Project Manager. AECOM is the FDOT Consultant.  
       
3.   Has there been any monetary value (approximate) provided for the project?  
    Response: No.  
       
2/4/2014  
4.   Reference Section 1.1 of RFP - Would DOT waive the requirement that the proposer needs to be a business entity and accept that the proposer may be a consortium of companies submitting a proposal? Preference would be to present the business entity that will be entering into the lease agreement upon selection as the preferred proposer.  
    Response: The Department believes the time frames specified in the RFP are sufficient for becoming registered as a business entity. No additional time extensions will be granted, and this requirement will not be waived.  
       
5.   Reference Section 1.5.2 of RFP - Would FDOT extend the time period by which the business entity selected as the preferred proposer needs to be registered to conduct business in the State of Florida to 60 days following the selection?  
    Response: The Department believes the time frames specified in the RFP are sufficient for becoming registered as a business entity. No additional time extensions will be granted, and this requirement will not be waived.  
       






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