PUBLIC NOTICE: Request for Proposals – Professional Consulting Services for Construction Services (Jeffersonville)

Deadline: February 12, 2019
January 25, 2019

Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville
Professional Consulting Services for Construction Services
Truck-to-Rail and Rail-to-Water Improvements
Grant No. DTMA91G1600003A

Notice is hereby given that the Ports of Indiana (“POI”) is issuing this request for proposals (RFP) for professional consulting services for the partially federally-funded project at the Port of Indiana-Jeffersonville (“Port”) located in Jeffersonville, Ind., described more specifically herein, and that POI will accept Letters of Interest (“LOIs”) at the office of the Port, 1402 Port Road, Jeffersonville, Ind., 47130, or via email to, from consultants until 10:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time on February 12, 2019 (“Response Due Date and Time”), after which time the LOIs will be evaluated and the applicants ranked utilizing a qualification-based selection process in accordance with Public Law 92-582 (Brooks Act) and in accordance with the consultant selection procedures described in this RFP.

The overall project scope includes: (A) a new bulk transload facility and new waterfront rail loops; (B) a new unit-train rail siding with bridge; and (C) additional rail construction extended to the east side of the port with a paved transload yard, at the Port, Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind. The scope of work for professional consulting services includes but is not limited to construction observations, construction materials testing, and professional engineering consultation for all the project work described above.

A professional services agreement for this work shall be awarded or rejected upon conclusion of negotiations with the selected consulting firm in accordance with procedures described in the RFP. POI reserves the right to reject any and all LOIs.

A copy of the RFP will be available by e-mail on and after January 28, 2019.

For more information, contact Ed Hamilton, Engineering Director, at (317) 232-9201 or by email at