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		  		S T A T E   O F   M A R Y L A N D           
N O T I C E T O C O N T R A C T O R S          
STATEMENTS OF QUALIFICATIONS (SOQ), for the Step 1: Request for           
Qualifications (RFQ), for the Design-Build project listed below will be received           
by the State Highway Administration in the Office of Procurement and Contract           
Management, Fourth Floor room C-405 located at 707 North Calvert Street,           
Baltimore, Maryland 21202 until 12 Noon on the date specified below. The           
Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) hereby notifies all proposers that           
in regard to any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, minority           
business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit proposals in           
response to this notice and will not be subjected to discrimination on the basis           
of race, color, sex or national origin in consideration for an award. Minority           
business enterprises are encouraged to respond to this solicitation.          
On Federally assisted projects, the proposer's attention is called to the           
Standard Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Construction Contract           
Specifications (Executive Order 11246) which is a part of the contract proposal.           
All of these activities shall be done in accordance with Title VI of the 1964           
Civil Rights Act, as amended.           
It is the goal of MDOT that Disadvantaged and/or Minority Business           
Enterprises participate in all Federal Aid and State contracts, as applicable.           
Each contract will contain a specific participation goal.           
Counties: Caroline, Queen Anne’s, & Talbot Cost of Plans: N/A           
Contract No.: AW8965170 Project Classification: "L"           
FAP No.: AC-NHPP-G-300-1(53)N           
Deadline for Statements of Qualifications: November 23, 2015           
Funding: State and Federal.           
Description: MD 404 – US 50 to East of Holly Road           
This project is a Design-Build contract procured using the “Competitive Sealed           
Proposals” procurement method as defined in the Code of Maryland Regulations           
(COMAR) 21.05.03.           
The project consists of the design and construction of MD 404 to a 4-lane           
divided highway. The project is located in Talbot, Queen Anne’s, and Caroline           
Counties. The length of the project is approximately 9.0 miles and consists of           
the following segments:           
* MD 404 from US 50 to West of MD 309          
* MD 404 from East of MD 480 to East of Holly Road          
The scope of improvements is anticipated to include, but not limited to,           
earthwork, new pavement construction, existing pavement rehabilitation,           
drainage, stormwater management, erosion & sediment control, reforestation,           
landscaping, signing and marking, intersection lighting, construction of a new           
bridge over Norwich Creek, construction of small structures such as culverts,           
utility coordination, and environmental permit acquisition.           
All Contract documents and supporting information will be posted and available           
for downloading free of charge on the SHA Internet           
site (www.roads.maryland.gov). To access the RFP document, click on the link           
"Contracts, Bids, & Proposals" under "Business Center". Click "Competitive           
Sealed Proposals" using the pull down menu, select the Contract Number.           
Minimum wage rates for each Project, if applicable, will be pre-determined by           
The Administration reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.          
DATE: October 20, 2015 Administrator