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31BL1806 - BNIA – Buell Ave Parking Lot

  Executive Summary
Updated On 11/21/2019
Due Date & time 09/09/2019 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: 31BL1806_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
Description Project Description:
The project will develop a 3-1/2-acre parcel into two parking Lots.

Parking lot one will be developed into a 100 parking space multipurpose lot serving both airport and NFTA Metro patrons by providing a parking lot that offers:
• Park & Ride
• Cell Phone Waiting
• TNC Waiting Area (Lyft/Uber)
• Metro Bus Stop with real time passenger information.

This lot will be monitored by video surveillance and a vehicle license plate reader that will alert BNIA police to potential threats.

Parking lot two will be developed into a 297 parking space Airport Employee lot. This lot will be secured by access-controlled barrier arms and monitored by video surveillance. The lot will include an enclosed heated waiting shelter with an access-controlled communication closet.
Note: Final parking space counts may vary based on constraints identified during design and construction.
The airport parking spaces vacated because of the new offsite Buell Avenue parking lots will be repurposed for airline patron parking.

Scope of Work:
Perform Environmental Studies
Develop Design Documents
Construct two parking lots:

Parking lot one shall Include the following:

• 100 parking spaces for
1. Park & Ride
2. Cell Phone Waiting
3. TNC Waiting Area (Lyft/Uber)
4. Metro Bus Stop
5. Handicap Parking

• LED/Solar Lighting
• Way Finding / Signage
• Video Surveillance
• Vehicle License Plate Reader
• Perimeter Fencing
• Landscaping

Parking lot two shall Include the following:

• 297 Parking Spaces for employee parking including Handicap Parking
• In & out access-controlled barrier arms
• LED/Solar Lighting
• Signage
• Video Surveillance
• Perimeter Fencing
• Landscaping
• Retention Pond
• Enclosed heated waiting shelter with access-controlled communication closet
  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.
Web Site Link
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:

31BL1806_Company Name_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.
The contact person for this procurement is John J. Wojcik, Sr. Project Manager, (716) 855-7427, email: The contact person for questions regarding the website is John Blazier, Phone (716) 855-7649, e-mail

SCHEDULE: The following is the anticipated schedule for the project:
August 12, 2019 Advertise
August 21, 2019 Pre-Proposal conference
September 9, 2019 By 4:00pm Proposals Due
Week of September 16, 2019 Consultant Interviews
October 7, 2019 Contract Cost Negotiations
December 19, 2019 Board Award
February 1, 2020 Notice to Proceed for Design
November 11, 2020 Advertise for Construction

Pre-proposal conference information:
1:30 p.m. on August 21, 2019
Metropolitan Transportation Center. 1st Floor Conference Room
181 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

The MWBE and SDVOB Goals for this project are as follows:
MBE 18%
WBE 12%
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John Blazier  of NFTA
181 Ellicott St. Buffalo, NY 14203
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