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 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.

1-15-P142: Airfield Guidance Signs Face Panels, Dulles Airport
- Description: The Airports Authority is seeking to replace the face panels of 47 airfield guidance signs at Washington Dulles International Airport. This signs were manufactured by Eaton Crouse-Hinds and approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The sign face panels are proprietary equipment which has already been approved by the FAA as a complete unit at the time of installation. No other manufacturer will fabricate panels for these signs and assume responsibility or FAA compliance.
- Notice Date: July 10, 2015
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: July 24, 2015
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: July 31, 2015
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Eaton, Crouse-Hinds
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (545 KB)

8-15-C002: Electrical Ductbank for Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, Phase 2
- Description: As part of Phase 2 of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project (Silver Line), approximately 2,200’ of 4 way 8” duct bank is required on Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority property west of Route 28. The project requires direct drill bore of approximately 1,500’ of duct bank and open trench of approximately 700’ of duct bank and installation of nine 16’x8’x8’ manholes. Dominion Virginia Power is already building underground ductbanks in the corridor along Route 28 to serve its non-rail customers. The lines to support the rail project can be installed at the same time using existing Dominion permits for construction in this area, at a reduced cost. As a result, Dominion is the only practical source to perform this work.
- Notice Date: November 24, 2014
- Deadline for Capabilities Submittals: December 9, 2014
- Anticipated Sole Source Award Date: August 2015
- Anticipated Contractor for Sole Source Award: Dominion Virginia Power
Icon-Acrobat.jpg Approved Procurement Justification Form (144 KB)

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