Agency: Delaware River Port Authority
State: Delaware
Level of Government: State & Local
  • Y - Construction of Structures and Facilities
Opps ID: NBD15499833549468268
Posted Date: Jan 25, 2019
Due Date: Mar 21, 2019
Source: Members Only
Upcoming Purchases & Bid Solicitations Upcoming Purchases and Bid Solicitations ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID -- WALT WHITMAN BRIDGE SUSPENDED SPAN LINK REPLACEMENT - PHASE 1

Sealed Bids for Contract No. WW-29-2018, Walt Whitman Bridge Suspended Span Link Replacement ? Phase 1 will be received during normal business hours at the office of the Manager, Contract Administration, Delaware River Port Authority, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, until 2:30 p.m., local time, Thursday March 21, 2019 and immediately taken to the Engineering Conference Room and publicly opened and read.

The Work to be completed under Contract No. WW-29-2018 is the replacement of the Phase 1 stiffening truss pin and link assemblies at both towers of the Walt Whitman Bridge. The work includes all activities necessary for the replacements, including but not limited to the removal of the existing pins and links, locally cleaning and painting steel adjacent to the links, line boring new pin holes, installing new structural steel links with stainless steel pins, temporary support of the truss, jacking and monitoring as required for removal and installation, maintenance and protection of traffic, and other miscellaneous site work.

During the bidding process and during the course of this work, Contractors will be provided with certain information relating to the Authority¡¯s activities and facilities which the DRPA regards as proprietary and/or confidential.

In advance of receiving the Bid Documents, the Contractor and staff utilized by the Contractor as part of this work will be required to:

1. Submit a signed company Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement (attached) completed by an officer of the firm;

2. Submit a signed Acknowledgment by Related Party Individual (Exhibit ¡°B¡±) completed by each individual picking up or having access to documents for this contract;

3. Possess proof of a valid Transportation Workers¡¯ Identification Credential (hereinafter referred to as ¡°TWIC¡±);

A copy of the DRPA Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement and the DRPA Handbook for Protecting Security Information are attached.

Please return the executed Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement to Amy L. Ash, Manager, Contract Administration. Upon the Authority¡¯s review and approval of the Contractor¡¯s Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement, the Authority will contact the Contractor to arrange a date and time for the Contractor to pick up Bid Documents.

A complete description of the work and full information for Contract Bidders is given in the Contract Documents. Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained by prospective bidders at the office of the Authority, Contract Administration Unit, One Port Center, Seventh Floor, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, New Jersey 08101, beginning January 30, 2019, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. through 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. through 4:00 p.m. A payment of $50.00 by check or money order, made payable to the Delaware River Port Authority, will be required for each set of Contract Documents. Once purchased, no refunds will be issued, even to firms submitting bids. Contract Documents cannot be ordered nor delivered by mail.

The Delaware River Port Authority is firmly committed to providing full and equal business opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or non-job related disability. In that regard, the Delaware River Port Authority will affirmatively assure that minority and female-owned business enterprises are afforded equal opportunities to submit bids and/or proposals for consideration for all purchases and contracts issued in connection with this project. Prospective bidders should understand that the participation of certified MBEs and WBEs is a matter of great interest in the evaluation of all bids. To that end, the DRPA has established MBE and WBE goals for this project. MBE and WBE team members must be named, and commitment levels must be noted at the time the bid is submitted.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting will be held starting at 10:00 a.m., local time on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in the 7 th floor west conference room of One Port Center, 2 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ 08101 . All bidders shall be expected to completely and thoroughly examine all Contract Documents to become fully aware of the project scope and requirements prior to submitting a bid.

The Authority will consider only those bids received from parties who have obtained Contract Documents directly from the Authority. Contract Documents are not transferable to other parties for bidding purposes. Bids received from firms whose names are not recorded by the Authority as having secured documents for this Contract will be rejected.

Interested parties may click the link(s) below:

By: Amy L. Ash
Manager, Contract Administration
Phone: 856-968-2083

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The Delaware River Port Authority
Port Authority Transit Corporation
Handbook for Protecting Security Information
This Handbook for Protecting Security Information (hereinafter referred to as “DRPA/PATCO
Security Handbook”) describes in detail The Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) and Port
Authority Transit Corporation’s (PATCO) requirements for the implementation and application
of uniform security procedures regarding the identification, handling, care and storage of
Confidential and Privileged Security Information belonging to the DRPA/PATCO (hereinafter
referred to as “CPSI”) and Sensitive Security Information as identified in 49 CFR parts 15 and
1520 (hereinafter referred to as “SSI”). CPSI is information that, if subject to unauthorized
access, modification, loss or misuse could adversely affect the DRPA/PATCO, public safety and
homeland security. SSI, in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 114(s), is information obtained or
developed in the conduct of security activities, including research and development, the
disclosure of which the United States Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security
Administration (hereinafter referred to as “TSA”) has determined would
Constitute an unwarranted invasion of privacy including, but not limited to,
information contained in any personnel, medical or similar file;
Reveal trade secrets or privileged or confidential information obtained from any
person; or
Be detrimental to the security of transportation.
The DRPA/PATCO Security Handbook describes the requirements and other mandatory
safeguards that are necessary to prevent unauthorized disclosure of Confidential and Privileged
Security Information as well as Sensitive Security Information and to control the authorized
disclosure of this information for use internally within the DRPA/PATCO or when released by
the DRPA/PATCO to outside entities.
The components of this DRPA/PATCO Security Handbook are:
Revised 11/5/2013
DRPA/PATCO Security Manual Establishes uniform procedures for identification,
handling, receipt, care and storage of Confidential and Privileged Security Information
(CPSI) and Sensitive Security Information (SSI).
Security Information Access Control Guide Establishes the basis for determining
what type of information requires special handling and that which does not.
Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement
Company Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement: As a condition of its
providing confidential and privileged security information, the DRPA/PATCO is
requiring those working on projects that require access to DRPA/PATCO Security
Information/Sensitive Security Information, whether retained by it or by other contractors
or consultants for its projects, as well as those contractors or consultants, to enter into this
agreement, thereby acknowledging that they understand that it will be required to
safeguard any such information provided, as well as its work product, including
conclusions of security assessments, evaluations and/or recommendations.
Individual Non-Disclosure and Confidentiality Agreement Acknowledgement
Acknowledges the agreement between the DRPA/PATCO and those individuals provided
access to Confidential and Privileged Security Information/Sensitive Security
Information, whereby the individual agrees not disclose Confidential and Privileged
Security Information/Sensitive Security Information to any unauthorized person and to
abide by all requirements of this DRPA/PATCO Security Handbook. Additionally, this
agreement informs the individual of (1) the trust that is placed in them by providing them
access to this information; and (2) their responsibility to protect this information from
unauthorized disclosure. All employees with a “need to know” will be required to sign
an agreement before being provided access to such information.
Revised 11/5/2013
The Delaware River Port Authority
Port Authority Transit Corporation
Handbook for Protecting Security Information
Table of Contents
DRPA/PATCO Security Manual
Access to Security Information
Bidding & Procurement
Security Training & Briefings
Safeguarding Security Information
Marking Documents
Authorized Personnel Accountability List
Document Accountability
Information Technology Systems
Security Information Access Control
Compliance Audit
Security Information Access Control Guide
Revised 11/5/2013
SECTION 1. Introduction
This document establishes uniform procedures for the identification, handling, receipt,
care and storage of DRPA/PATCO CPSI/SSI. The DRPA/PATCO Security Handbook
prescribes requirements and other safeguards that are necessary to prevent unauthorized
disclosure of DRPA/PATCO CPSI/SSI and to control authorized disclosure of such
information when released by the DRPA/PATCO to architects, engineers, consultants,
contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and other necessary parties to design, bid on and/or
subsequently complete the work or contract.
Each organization that requires access to CPSI/SSI shall appoint a senior-management-
level employee as the company’s Security Information Manager (hereinafter referred to
as “SIM”). The role of the SIM is a critical and important one. This person is
responsible for implementing and maintaining the DRPA/PATCO Program for Protecting
Confidential and Privileged Security Information/SSI. An alternate SIM shall also be
appointed who will assume the responsibilities of the SIM in their absence.
Revised 11/5/2013
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