REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
OF NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS (“RTA”)
INVITATION FOR BIDS (“IFB”)
REQUISITION NO. 5225 (2020)
INTERAGENCY SIGNS ON-CALL MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE PROGRAM
The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) invites firms to submit a bid in response to this IFB.
The RTA has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (“DBE”) Program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation 49 CFR Part 26, applicable to all its contracts regardless of funding source. The RTA strongly encourages vendors to make good faith efforts to utilize DBEs as subconsultants, subcontractors, suppliers or joint venture partners on this project. A listing of certified DBEs providing relevant services or commodities can be accessed at the Illinois Department of Transportation website https://www.idot.illinois.gov/doing-business/certifications/disadvantaged-business-enterprise-certification/il-ucp-directory/index
Procurement Contact: Annisha Whittaker, Procurement Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bid Due Date and Time: Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00AM, CST
Pre-Bid Meeting Date and Time: Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 10:00AM CST
All questions must be submitted through the RTA Procurement Portal https://rtachicago.procureware.com/ no later than Monday, April 6, 2020 at 1:00PM, CST.
The RTA invites bidders to submit an electronic bid for the above described solicitation number. Bidders shall upload all documents as described in the IFB via the RTA Procurement Portal at: https://rtachicago.procureware.com/. Bids must be received and electronically time-stamped no later than the date and time listed in the solicitation.
All bids will be publicly opened and read aloud immediately following the due time on the date listed above. The public bid opening will be held at the RTA Offices, 175 W. Jackson Blvd., Suite 1650, Chicago, IL 60604.