Requests for Proposals (RFPs) or Qualifications (RFQs)

Notice is hereby given that the Regional Planning Commission is requesting qualification statements from firms interested in submitting a proposals for the following projects:

LA 23 Railway Relocation PE/NEPA Project
Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes
RPC Task: LA23RR1
FRA #FR-RLD-0032-14-01-00

Scope of Work

The purpose of this project is to conduct an Environmental Review and prepare an environmental document for the relocation of the New Orleans Gulf Coast Railway (NOGC) that serves Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes in the New Orleans region of Southeast Louisiana.

This is a non-negotiated, lump sum contract in the amount of $740,000. All interested firms are invited to submit their qualifications for undertaking the above study. A minimum DBE participation rate of 15% is required for this project.

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Scope of Work

Qualification statements are to be submitted on Standard Form DOTD 24-102, “Professional Engineer and Related Services Questionnaire for Specific Project.”. Submit your qualifications on Standard Form DOTD 24-102 on a CD as one PDF file AND one paper copy of your qualifications for each project. Instructions for filling out this form can be found here. Qualifications must be submitted prior to the 12:00 noon deadline on Tuesday, November 25, 2014 by hand or mail addressed as follows:

Ms. Maggie Woodruff
Regional Planning Commission
10 Veterans Memorial Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70124-1162

Questions about RFPs or RFQs should be submitted in writing to “”.   All questions and responses will be posted on the website.

IN GENERAL, consultant selections are made at the first Regional Planning Commission (RPC) meeting that follows the submittal due date.  RPC selections are posted to the website following the meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

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