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Develop a System to Design Construction and Maintenance of Porous Graded Asphalt (PGA) Surface Courses

Solicitation Number: DTFH6114R00018
Agency: Department of Transportation
Office: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
Location: Office of Acquisition and Grants Management
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August 14, 2014
Texas AM Transportation Institute

College Station , Texas 77843
United States
Added: Feb 20, 2014 5:08 pm

This synopsis is issued in accordance with FAR Part 5.203 in response to the mandatory requirement for a 15 day pre-solicitation notification. The purpose of this synopsis is to announce the Federal Highway Administration's intent to issue a solicitation for a Full and Open Competition to procure the services of a contractor to provide non-personal technical support for Develop a System to Design, Construction and Maintenance of Porous Graded Asphalt (PGA) Surface Courses.


The overall objective of this research is to support FHWA by advancing the current knowledge and state-of-the-practice in the sciences and technologies utilized in the planning, design, construction, operation, maintenance and management of the PGA used in the Nation's highways.

The specific work to be performed shall include but not be limited to the following: Develop and implement a comprehensive system to design, construct and maintain porous-graded asphalt (PGA) to be applied on a National basis. Synthesize relevant information. Develop and carryout a research and implementation plan. Develop and present a final report.

The solicitation will be released electronically via this Government Point of Entry (GPE) otherwise known as Federal Business Opportunities or As such, no written, telephonic or other type of request for an advance copy of the solicitation will be entertained at this time. Potential offerors/vendors are encouraged to register on to receive any further information in reference to the subject action inclusive of any announcements, and/or amendments to the solicitation after its release.

As a result of this solicitation, the FHWA intends to award a single Time and Material, Direct Labor Hour (T&M) contract. The anticipated period of performance shall be within 36 months from the effective date of the contract. 

This requirement is full and open competition pursuant to NAICS code 541712 with a size standard of 500 employees.

Any questions regarding this synopsis should be directed to Dana W. Ivey, Contract Specialist, via email at

Added: Mar 06, 2014 9:06 am

The solicitation is being issued. Questions are due no later than March 17, 2014 12:30PM Eastern.

Proposals are due in accordance with Block 9 of the SF33 no later than April 7, 2014 12:30 PM eastern.

Added: Mar 31, 2014 2:03 pm
Modification to issue Amendment No. 1. Proposals are due in accordance with Block 9 of the SF33, no later than April 7, 2014 at 12:30 PM eastern.
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Solicitation 1

Posted Date:
March 6, 2014
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Amendment 1

Posted Date:
March 31, 2014
Description: Amendment No. 1
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