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Office of Construction / Programs & Services
Overview:Consultants representing the Department must be free of conflicting professional or personal interests. In order to prevent potential conflicts of interest, the Department has established guidelines to be followed by professional services Consultants. Please familiarize yourself with the requirements of Procedure No. 375-030-006, also known as: "Restriction on Consultants' Eligibility to Compete for Department Contracts". By submitting a Letter of Response, the Consultant certifies that they are in compliance with Procedure No. 375-030-006. This procedure is available at the following link: Professional Services Publications Menu
In addition to the restrictions identified in Procedure No. 375-030-006, please be advised of the following prohibition: A consultant firm or its affiliate who was the Designer or Engineer of Record is precluded from bidding on the same project as the construction contractor, or as a member of the construction contractor's team (subcontractor).
The Design-Build Procurement & Administration Procedure (No. 625-020-010) includes the following prohibition on pg. 39: The Design/Build firm may not participate in preparation of the NEPA documentation as this would be a conflict of interest.The Design/Build Procurement Procedure can be accessed at the following link:625-020-010 Design-Build Procurement & Administration
Information on DRB conflict of interest relationships can be found at the following link:http://www.fdot.gov/construction/CONSTADM/DRB/DRBMain.shtm
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