Prequalification/Bid Opportunities






Bidding Eligibility

All bidding is by invitation to prequalified bidders only. Bidders must be prequalified through Austin’s project specific prequalification process prior to the release of an Invitation to Bid(ITB). Processing prequalification applications can take over 30 days, submit your prequalification documents allowing for that processing period.
NOTE: All bidders must complete Tampa International Airport Supplier Registration

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Key Dates

Enabling Work – Starts on Site January 2015

Targeted Bid Period (based on August 11, 2014 Design) - August 15, 2014 through September 5, 2014

  • Allows for structured mobilization
  • Confirm existing conditions
  • Finalize tie-in and relocation details
  • Allows more time for major work effort

CONRAC/APM Work - Starts on site May 11, 2015

Targeted bid period (based on January 28, 2015 design) - February 2, 2015 through March 27, 2015

  • Supports start of May 2015 work

Bid Opportunities

The Early Release Package Enabling Work was bid and awarded in late 2014 and work is underway to clear the path for the remaining bulk of the project.

In early February, plans will be available to Prequalified Subcontractors for the Ready Return Garage, Quick Turnaround (QTA) facility, the 1.4 mile Automated People Mover (APM) guideway, APM stations at the ConRAC Ready Return Garage, Economy Garage and the Terminal, as well as the Maintenance and Storage Facility (MSF).

Specific Bid Packages will be broken down as follows –

  • BP01 – ERP Sitework – awarded in November 2014 and underway
  • BP02 – ERP Balance of Sitework – awarded as part of BP01 in November 2014
  • BP03 – QTA Carwashes – furnish and install car wash equipment on multi-level structure
  • BP04 – QTA Equipment – furnish and install fueling equipment, UG tanks and fuel lines to dispensers
  • BP05 – Central Energy Plant – Mechanical contractors to provide proposals to construct CEP building turnkey. This includes but is not limited to all mechanical, controls, electrical, fire alarm, low voltage, security, plumbing, fire protection, concrete, masonry, steel, floors, framing and drywall, painting, finishes, fixtures, doors and hardware, windows and roof. Limits of work extend to five feet outside of building perimeter.
  • BP06 – ERP Service Center Sites 1, 2, 3 – awarded in November 2014 and underway
  • BP07 – Elevators and Escalators – furnish and install all vertical conveyance at all locations for entire project
  • BP08 – Fire Protection – install fire protection systems at all locations for the entire project with the exception of the CEP (BP05)
  • BP09 – Plumbing - install plumbing systems, equipment and fixtures at all locations for the entire project with the exception of the CEP (BP05)
  • BP10 – Mechanical - install mechanical systems, building management controls, equipment and fixtures at all locations for the entire project with the exception of the CEP (BP05)
  • BP11 – Electrical – install electrical systems, fire alarm, technology, voice/data, security all low voltage, equipment and fixtures at all locations for the entire project with the exception of the CEP (BP05)
  • BP12 - ERP APM – awarded in November 2014 and underway
  • BP13 – APM Station 1 (Terminal) – Austin Commercial to manage construction of APM 1. Trades are to provide proposals to supply and install scopes with the exception of the guideway, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, elevators and escalators. This bid package includes but is not limited to the following trades: demolition, concrete, masonry, structural steel, decorative metals, floors, drywall, painting, ceilings, glazing, curtain walls, doors and hardware, specialties and roofing.
  • BP14 – APM Station 2 (Economy Garage) – General Contractors to provide proposals to perform construction of APM 2. Scope includes supply and installation by all trades with the exception of guideway, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, elevators and escalators. This bid package includes but is not limited to the following trades: demolition, concrete, masonry, structural steel, decorative metals, floors, drywall, painting, ceilings, glazing, curtain walls, doors and hardware, specialties and roofing.
  • BP15 – APM Station 3 (ConRAC) – Austin Commercial to manage construction of APM 3. Trades are to provide proposals to supply and install scopes with the exception of the guideway, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, elevators and escalators. This bid package includes but is not limited to the following trades: demolition, concrete, masonry, structural steel, decorative metals, floors, drywall, painting, ceilings, glazing, curtain walls, doors and hardware, specialties and roofing.
  • BP16 – APM Station 4 (MSF) – General Contractors to provide proposals to perform construction of APM 4. Scope includes supply and installation by all trades with the exception of guideway, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, elevators and escalators. This bid package includes but is not limited to the following trades: demolition, concrete, masonry, structural steel, decorative metals, floors, drywall, painting, ceilings, glazing, curtain walls, doors and hardware, specialties and roofing.
  • BP17 – APM Guideway (including drilled piers) – Turnkey prime contractor to provide proposal to perform construction of elevated and on grade structure. Include drilled foundation system for guideway . Includes guideway at and through APM stations 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • BP18 – ConRAC/QTA Cast in Place Concrete – Turnkey prime contractor to provide proposal to perform construction of cast in place concrete for the garage structure, including helix ramps and CIP stairs. Excludes precast ramps and stairs.
  • BP19 – Ground Treatment/Drilled Foundations – Turnkey prime contractor to provide proposal to perform construction of drilled foundations at ConRAC/QTA only
  • BP20 – Precast Structures – Turnkey prime contractor to provide proposal to perform construction of precast shuttler ramps and stairs.
  • BP21 – ConRAC/QTA Finishes – Austin Commercial will manage the construction of the ConRAC/QTA buildout. This includes but is not limited to the following areas: RAC Administration building, electrical rooms, mechanical rooms, IDF rooms, stairwells, restrooms, CSB lobby and RAC lease areas. Scope includes supply and installation by all trades with the exception of guideway, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, elevators and escalators. This bid package includes but is not limited to the following trades: demolition, concrete, masonry, structural steel, decorative metals, floors, drywall, painting, ceilings, glazing, curtain walls, doors and hardware, specialties and roofing.

WMBE and other small business operators are encouraged to contact the prime contractors and other Prequalified Subcontractors (list available upon request) for opportunities to participate on a sub-tier level in the area of their construction specialty.

Prequalification Specifics

  • Prequalification form
  • This form has two parts, both of which must be filled out and separately turned in to the defined email address.
  • If this form is not filled out in its entirety, you may not be considered as a subcontractor or supplier.
  • Expect a 30 day processing period for your prequalification.