Anticipated Sole Source Awards

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is committed to transparency in all of its contracting programs. While we strive for full and open competition in the procurement of goods, services and construction wherever possible, per the Airports Authority’s Contracting Manual, the Airports Authority is authorized, with proper approval, notification and justification to award sole source contracts.

The following is a list of sole source contracts with an estimated value of over $50,000 which the Airports Authority anticipates awarding in the near future. In cases where the anticipated value does not exceed $200,000, notices will be posted a minimum of 15 calendar days prior to the anticipated contract award date. When the award value is anticipated to exceed $200,000, the notice will be posted for a minimum of 15 calendar days, after which it will be submitted to the Airports Authority’s Board of Directors for approval of the award.

If you believe that your firm can fulfill any of the anticipated contractual requirements listed below, please complete the Airports Authority's Statement of Capabilities Form and e-mail it to contracting@mwaa.com or hand deliver it to 1 Aviation Circle, Suite 154, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport prior to 5:00 PM on the posted deadline date.  All submissions shall be reviewed to determine if competition exists.

8-14-C012: Remote Terminal Unit Replacement and Automatic Train Control Test Facility
- Description: The Airports Authority is utilizing Alstom Signaling, Inc. (Alstom) for the development and replacement of proprietary components of the Vital Processor Interlock (VPI) circuit boards which are part of the Automatic Train Control System for the Silver Line. As the provider of the equipment, Alstom is the only contractor that can develop the unique technology for their system to ensure the operationally safety and quality of the upgrade. In addition, the equipment for the proposed training facility would also be procured from Alstom as the proprietary provider of the ATC equipment used for Phase 1.
- Notice Date: April 8, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: April 23, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: May 5, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Alstom Signaling, Inc.
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (170 KB)

1-14-C073: FM1 Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Technical Support Services, Dulles Airport
- Description: This is a software support and maintenance contract that provides system support, training, programming, and configuration analysis for the proprietary FM1 Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) used at Dulles since 2004. Custom configurations, interfaces, programming and performance tuning strategies implemented over the years to correct performance problems and enable effective use of the system have resulted in FM1 becoming propriety software. The FM1 system interfaces with critical systems such as Ceridian, ERP and operational systems such as elevator/escalator and the Airport work order system. The contractor must have specific knowledge and experience with the unique software, and current processes, practices, and operating environment including interfaces with other systems to quickly and effectively address problems, support the system, maintain critical operations, replace remaining obsolete modules, and continuous process improvement until CMMS is implemented in the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Enterprise Resource System (ERP).
- Notice Date: April 2, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: April 17, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: April 17, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Superior Apps, LLC
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (277 KB)

1-14-C074: Airports Authority Wide Electrical Utility Services
- Description: The Airports Authority’s facilities are located within Northern Virginia and Dominion Virginia Power (DVP) is the only known provider for electricty in this region. Virginia law offers a unique opportunity via membership with the Virginia Energy Purchasing Governmental Association (VEPGA). VEPGA negotiates energy rates, terms and conditions for its members rather than be set by the Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC). DVP requests approval for rates from SCC. These savings are then passed on to the VEPGA membership of which MWAA is a member resulting in lower rates for the Airports.
- Notice Date: April 2, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: April 17, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: July 1, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Dominion Virginia Power
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (144 KB)

1-14-P056: Enrollment in ESRI Enterprise Advantage Program
- Description: The Airports Authority is utilizing Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) for the proprietary ESRI ArcGIS suite as the key software operation platform. ArcGIS is a set of proprietary software owned by ESRI. SeeMWAA is accessed by using customized ArcGIS COTS viewer that runs on most Authority computers with intranet access. ArcGIS desktop applications are used in multiple departments for updating GIS data and creating GIS maps. Enrollment in the Enterprise Advantage Program (EEAP) will provide annual planning meetings, collaboratively developed technical work plans and access to exclusive quarterly technology webcasts. The program will also provide access to a combination of consulting, premium support and training services so that the Authority’s GIS team members can better use, upgrade and maintain the ESRI ArcGIS suite. ESRI is the sole provider of ArcGIS products with full access to their application source code.
- Notice Date: February 27, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: March 14, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: March 17, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (189 KB)

7-14-C002: Conversion of Dulles Toll Road Lanes to E-ZPass Lanes
- Description: The work to be performed under this Contract will be a Performance Based/Turnkey Contract. The Contractor must provide all design, engineering, procurement of required equipment, materials, tools, incidentals, personnel and supervision to convert nineteen lanes on the Dulles Toll Road to Automatic Vehicle Identification E-ZPass Lanes. The work will also include the removal of conventional in-lane toll equipment, automated coin machines and removal of existing variable message signs at each of the nineteen lanes. The Contractor must certify the system’s installation is according to manufacturer’s installation requirements, certify and demonstrate with the testing of each lane the functionality of the classification system and validate and certify that the newly installed systems, including all components have been successfully integrated into the existing Advanced Revenue Collection System.
- Notice Date: February 7, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: February 22, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: April 30, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: TransCore, LP
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (242 KB)

1-14-C033: Computer Aided Dispatch and Records Management System Maintenance and Support
- Description: As a result of full and open competition, Intergraph was awarded a contract to provide a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System and Integration Services for the Consolidated Communications Center (CCC), Hangar 5 at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. inPursuit Records Management System (RMS) software was implemented as a part of the integrated award from Denali Solutions. The CAD and inPursuit RMS (acquired by Intergraph) are core systems used by the Airports Authority Public Safety Dispatchers (PSD) and other PSD personnel. PSD Staff have been trained in these systems and work with them in situations where continuity of service and technical compatibility are controlling factors to perform life-safety functions at the Authority. Intergraph inPURSUIT RMS and CAD are proprietary to Intergraph, who is the only known source of software support, enhancements, interfaces into the system, and other services having to do directly with these products. The Authority requires a three year maintenance and support agreement for the Intergraph proprietary products.
- Notice Date: January 3, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: January 20, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: April 1, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Intergraph Corporation
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (126 KB)

1-14-P026: Customized Barcode Scanning Interface Data Processing Solution
- Description: The Airports Authority’s ERP solution (Oracle EBS) incorporated a Data Systems International, Inc. (DSI) customized dcLink handheld scanner interface. DSI’s dcLink is a proprietary interface that supports the receiving of goods, asset tracking, and other asset related activities in a single asset database. The Authority requires an implemented solution (plan, design, implement, test and deploy) that utilizes the DSI base code to divide the asset database into Capitalized assets and Non-capitalized (generally, expensed) assets.
- Notice Date: December 20, 2013
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: January 7, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: March 3, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Data Systems International, Inc.
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (183 KB)

7-14-C003: Dulles Toll Road Host Computer (Proprietary)
- Description: The Airports Authority is utilizing Contractor services for the proprietary component of the Host Computer Replacement which is a part of the Toll Collection System for the Dulles Toll Road. The Contractor, TransCore, LP, custom designed the computers, peripherals and associated software for the existing operating system. The Contractor has proprietary rights to all of the software that supports the Toll Collection System. Additionally, the Contractor continues to provide all of the preventive, corrective and emergency maintenance on the system.
- Notice Date: December 18, 2013
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: January 3, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: March 3, 2014
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: TransCore, LP
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (242 KB)

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