Invitation for Bids: Cargo Gates Modifications and Traffic Improvements (Phases 2 - 5) - RPQ/Project No. 2011-045.05
Posted Date: July 8, 2021

Deadline: 8/9/2021 2:00 PM

Miami-Dade County is soliciting interested Contractors to register to participate and perform in a Miscellaneous Construction Contract (MCC) Bid under the MCC 7040 & 7360 Plan projects.

The current and upcoming projects are critical to the community as they are increasing the energy efficiency of low-income households while ensuring the family health and safety. In an effort to maintain a list of prospective bidders for current and upcoming Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) projects, Miami Dade County is asking all qualified and interested Contractors to complete registration with the Strategic Procurement Division.

REGISTERING WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY MUST BE DONE VIA MIAMI-DADE COUNTY'S AUTOMATED WEB-BASED VENDOR REGISTRATION PORTAL. Please visit the INTERNAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT (ISD) Vendor Services page at: to access the site and for additional details. If you have any vendor registration questions, please contact Vendor Assistance at (305) 375-5773.

WAP enables low-income families to reduce their energy bills by making their homes more energy efficient. Funds are used to improve the energy performance of dwellings families in need, using the most advanced technologies and testing procedures available in the housing industry. Measures to make homes more energy efficient include: replacement or installation of key components; installation of energy recovery ventilation systems including bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans and installation of whole mechanical exhaust systems to provide better indoor air quality; installation of  attic insulation; installation of window solar films; repair or replacement of inefficient cooling units; repair or replacement of water heaters and address air infiltration with weather stripping; caulking thresholds; and minor repairs of walls, ceilings, floors, windows, and doors.

All solicitations are available online and can be found at Click on the "Current & Future Solicitations" link to access the advertising documents. At the time of Bid and pursuant to the requirements of Section 10-3 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida and Request for Price Quotation (RPQ) and Contract Documents, the Bidder and all its subcontractor must hold a valid, current, and active State and/or Miami-Dade County Contractor's license consistent with the requirements of the Scope of Work.


PORTMIAMI - Contact Person: Frank Ramirez - Telephone No.: (305) 347-5508

RPQ No.: 2011-045.05 - Cargo Gates Modifications and Traffic Improvements (Phases 2 - 5)

ESTIMATED COST: $2,204,673.00 (Excluding Contingencies and Dedicated Allowances)

LICENSE REQUIREMENT: The licensing requirement of the Prime Contractor for this project is State of Florida General Building Contractor License, General Engineering License, or as applicable to Chapter 10 of the Miami-Dade County Code.


Contractor must obtain and submit all permits prior to performing any work.

The project is being funded by the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) - Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects (INFRA Grants) for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018, 82 Fed. Reg. 31, 135 Docket No. DOT–OST-2017-0090 and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Financial Project No. 44061619401 (Grant No. G0R66) for PortMiami Upland Cargo Improvements.

This project is for the construction of cargo gates modifications and traffic improvements. The scope of work consists of, but is not limited to: providing all labor, tools, materials, equipment, and incidentals necessary for improvements to the existing pre-arrival main gate complex; improvements to the existing POMTOC gate complex, cargo traffic circle, and roadways (including milling and resurfacing, pavement markings, and new signage); and any supportive ancillary tasks to the primary scope of services to successfully complete the project.

The Contractor must meet the below requirements:

  • Contractor (Prime or Subcontractor) performing the Work of this Project shall have a minimum experience of at least three (3) project of similar scope and size during the past ten (10) years. A reference must be provided for each project along with a list of all the projects that the Prime Contractor has participated on over the past five (5) years.


  • Project examples of a similar scope and size may include construction of roadways, striping, telecommunications, power systems. The experience must be demonstrated by the individual of the Contractor (Prime or Subcontractor) that will have direct or substantial involvement in the supervisory capacity at the Project Manager level or above. As a condition of award, the selected Contractor (Prime or Subcontractor) shall submit each individual’s name, list of past projects, contact information, and references.

 All work shall be performed in accordance with the Contract Documents.

DOCUMENT PICK-UP: Documents are available (on Compact Disk) starting on July 8, 2021, at PortMiami's Contracts, Procurement and Materials Management Section, 1007 North America Way, Suite 311, Miami, Florida 33132. The firm submitting a bid must purchase a set of Bid Documents necessary to prepare and submit a bid.

The non-refundable fee for each set of Bid Documents (available on one Compact Disk) is $15.00 and only checks or money orders are acceptable and shall be made payable to: Miami Dade-County Seaport Department. To purchase a set of Bid Documents, please bring your business card, Contractor's license, or company letterhead authorizing you to purchase the Bid Documents.

MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING AND SITE VISIT: The Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Visit shall be held on July 23, 2021, at 10:00 AM. The location will be at PortMiami, 1007 North America Way, Second Floor Main Conference Room, Miami, Florida 33132. All persons interested in participating in the Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Visit must pre-register and indicate their intention to attend the meeting by sending an email to with a copy to the Clerk of the Board at and a copy to  The email must state each participant's name, email address, and phone number as well as their company's name.

BID DUE DATE: If you are interested in submitting a bid for this project, please submit your bid via Sealed Envelopes, attention to Gyselle Pino, Chief of Contracts, Procurement & Materials Management at 1015 North America Way, Second Floor (Reception Desk), Miami, Florida 33132 no later than August 9, 2021, by 2:00 PM.

Contact: Frank Ramirez at (305) 347-5508