REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (2020-3)

PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES FOR DESIGN OF THE SEMO PORT LOOP TRACK TERMINAL

(Material Handling)

MARAD FY2018 BUILD GRANT NO. 693JF71910013

The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (Semo Port) of Cape Girardeau and Scott Counties is requesting qualification statements for professional engineering services to design new bulk handling terminal to transload a dry bulk commodity from train to barge as a part of Semo Port’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant as well other potential parts of the overall project. This project generally includes but is not limited to: Design of a new rail dump, conveyor system and barge load-out. Construction management and construction inspection will be required when the project construction starts.

Qualification statements will be accepted until 11:00 A.M. local prevailing time, on October 21, 2020, at the office of Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority, 10 Bill Bess Drive, Scott City, MO 63780. A copy of the complete Request for Qualifications (2020-3) may be obtained by contacting Semo Port at 573-264-4045 or by emailing a letter of interest which includes reference to the RFQ being requested; company name; mailing address; telephone number and email address of contact person to either listed below:

Cary G. Harbison, Executive Director
Email cary.harbison@semoport.com

Mandi Brink, Assistant Director
Email mandi.brink@semoport.com

Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority
10 Bill Bess Drive, Scott City, MO 63780
Phone 573-264-4045

The recipient, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) at the regulations, hereby notifies all RFQ submitters that it will affirmatively ensure that for any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit RFQs in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for this award.

Advertised on the following dates: Weds. September 30, 2020, Weds. October 7, 2020 and Weds. October 14, 2020.