RFP

Canarsie Tunnel Rehabilitation Temporary Ferry Service RFP

Submission Deadline
June 1, 2018 at 4:00 pm

New York City Economic Development Corporation (“NYCEDC”) is seeking proposals from qualified teams consisting of the following: a) ferry operator(s) to provide a temporary ferry service between Brooklyn and Manhattan; and b) marine construction firm(s) to provide construction and post-Temporary Ferry Service demolition and restoration services of a required temporary ferry landing to be built adjacent to the new Empire Pier in North Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  In March 2017, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) announced that L Train subway service will be suspended for a period of approximately 13 to 15 months between April 2019 and July 2020 to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy to the Canarsie Tunnel which provides L Train subway service between Brooklyn and Manhattan. The MTA and the City of New York (the “City”) are proposing a suite of measures to compensate for the lost service, including increased bus and rail service, street reconfigurations, and temporary ferry service. 

NYCEDC plans to select a qualified team on the basis of factors stated in the RFP which include, but are not limited to: the quality of the proposal, experience of key staff identified in the proposal, experience and quality of any subcontractors proposed, demonstrated successful experience in performing services similar to those encompassed in the RFP, and the proposed fee. 

It is the policy of NYCEDC to comply with all federal, state and City laws and regulations which prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status and other protected category.

Respondents may submit questions and/or request clarifications from NYCEDC no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018. Questions regarding the subject matter of this RFP should be directed to [email protected]. For all questions that do not pertain to the subject matter of this RFP, please contact NYCEDC’s Contracts Hotline at (212) 312-3969. Answers to all questions will be posted by Friday, May 18, 2018, on this page.

Detailed submission guidelines and requirements are outlined in this RFP, available as of Friday, April 13, 2018. In addition to being able to download the document above, the RFP is available for in-person pick-up between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, from NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY (between Fulton & John streets). Responses are due no later than Friday, June 1, 2018. Please submit six (6) hard copies and one (1) electronic version on disk in PDF format of your proposal to:

NYCEDC, 110 William Street, 4th floor Mailroom Bid Desk, New York, NY  10038
Attention: Maryann Catalano, Chief Contracting Officer, Contracts.

Optional Information Session

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

DATE:
Monday, April 23, 2018
TIME:
3:30 p.m.
LOCATION:
NYCEDC, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038

Optional Site Visit #1

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, 2018.

DATE:
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
TIME:
9:00 a.m.
LOCATION:
North 5th Street Pier and Park, North Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY 11211

Optional Site Visit #2

Please find date, time and location listed below. Those who wish to attend should RSVP by email to [email protected] by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

DATE:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
TIME:
4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:
Stuyvesant Cove Park, Stuyvesant Cove, New York, NY 10009

NYCEDC established the Kick Start Loan programs for Minority, Women and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (M/W/DBE) interested in working on NYCEDC projects.   Kick Start Loans facilitates financing for short-term mobilization needs such as insurance, payroll, supplies and equipment. Bidders, sub-contractors and sub-consultants are strongly encouraged to visit the NYCEDC website at www.nycedc.com/opportunitymwdbe to learn more about the program.

This project is being funded with Federal Transit Administration funds through the MTA. Therefore, this project has Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) participation goals and all respondents will be required to submit a Schedule of DBE Participation Form with their response. A list of companies who have been certified as DBEs can be found at https://nysucp.newnycontracts.com.