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31BA1736 - BNIA – Pavement Management Program Study Update

  Executive Summary
Updated On 07/10/2018
Due Date & time 05/04/2018 at 02:00 p.m.
Submittal Instructions Proposals must be submitted online by uploading to this web site. Provide proposal(s) in pdf file format with file sizes no larger than 10 megabytes per file. File names must adhere to the following naming convention: 31BA1736_company name_##_of_##.pdf. Have your proposal information ready prior to beginning an online submission. All proposals submitted online are secure and encrypted until the due date and time. No one can view your proposal prior to that time. When submitting your proposal online please be aware that your session will time out if not submitted within 45 minutes.
Project Involves Design
Proposals From Design Consultants
Type of Facility Municipal/Government
Posted in NY
Location Buffalo Niagara International Airport
Description The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) extends this consultant services invitation to all interested qualified Consulting Teams.
The primary objective of this study is to update the BNIA - 2011 Pavement Management System Update (PMSU) to reflect changes in pavement conditions and evaluate the functional and structural condition of existing airfield pavements and identify both short term and long-range maintenance and rehabilitation requirements for airside pavements. Specific objectives include:
• Evaluate existing pavement structural conditions by nondestructive testing (NDT) and theoretical analysis.
• Update as-built pavement thickness and composition through records research and pavement cores.
• Classify existing surface distresses and functional condition by visual survey using the Pavement Condition Index (PCI).
• Develop design inputs for existing and future aircraft traffic.
• Estimate pavement structural life.
• Develop and prioritize pavement rehabilitation and maintenance requirements.
• Identify pavements requiring major rehabilitation or reconstruction.
• Identify, estimate and recommend a 10-year rehabilitation program.
  Submittal Documents
Review Submittal Docs at 181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Engineering Offices 7th Floor
Buy Submittal Docs at The Request for Proposals (RFP) may be examined in the 7th Floor Conference Room, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, New York 14203. Copies of the RFP are available at no charge and shall be requested from Cindy Cirbus at 716-855-7342 or fax 716-855-7447 and can be downloaded from the Authority's Engineering website at The RFP may be picked up Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., or sent via courier billed to the requester. Document Holders shall register “on-line” at the Authority's Engineering website at under this Project prior to obtaining the RFP.
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Owner NFTA
Special Instructions Proposals will be accepted via online (electronic) submission only.
Paper proposals will not be accepted.

Proposal shall be submitted on the NFTA Engineering website at

Instructions for submitting proposals are available on the website. The contact person for questions or issues regarding the website is John Blazier, Phone (716) 855-7649, email

Proposals are preferred in a .pdf format in files no larger than 10 MB. File names must adhere to the following naming convention:
NFTA Proj. No._company name_##_of_##.pdf
For example: If the electronic proposal is 15MB in size, it will have to be separated into two files each no larger than 10MB. The file name for the first file would look like the following example:

31BA1736_XYZ Consultants_01_of_02.pdf

Proposals received after the date and time specified above for opening shall be considered late proposals and, therefore, shall not be opened and/or considered for award.

For this procurement, the design effort DBE participation shall be: 10%

A Pre-Proposal Conference is scheduled for April 19, 2018 at 11 AM at:

Metropolitan Transportation Center
1st Floor Conference Room
181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Title VI Solicitation Notice:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, or disability in consideration for an award.
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John Blazier  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
(716) 855-7649  Office
(716) 855-7447  Fax
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