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A rendering of Orange County's new Fire Station 67, a $4 million project for which it is now seeking a general contractor.
A rendering of Orange County's new Fire Station 67, a $4 million project for which it is now seeking a general contractor. (C.T. Hsu & Associates)

Orange County is calling on general contractors, civil engineers and architecture firms to help it complete five prominent projects worth more than $22 million in estimated billings, according to multiple Requests for Proposals (RFPs) published within the past week.

The county is seeking a consultant for final engineering design services for the Buck Road Bridge replacement over the Little Econlockhatchee River, a project (RPF no. Y17-815) estimated at $1 million.

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The bridge replacement would run from west of Riverdale Road to Rouse Road. The contractor would provide engineering design and construction plan preparation that includes the design for roadway, drainage, bridge, traffic maintenance, signing and pavement marking, and utility coordination.

An optionalpre-proposal conference will be held April 14, at 10 a.m. in the Public Works main conference room at 4200 S. John Young Parkway. Bids are due May 2, at 2 p.m. to the county's Procurement Division office.

Insight on two recurring service contracts and a new public project RFP for one of Greater Orlando's fastest growing cities.

The county is also seeking an architectural and engineering consultant for design services (RFP no. Y17-814-RM) to help it renovate food services at the Orange County Convention Center.

The OCCC plans to renovate its food courts, restaurants and kitchens to accommodate upgraded equipment, building systems and finishes, and to improve layout for guest service.

The consultant would help OCCC finalize its scope and extent of the renovations, provide final design and construction plans, and help oversee the construction process.

An optional pre-proposal conference will be held April 14, at 1:30 pm at OCCC's W220 Boardroom. Bids are due April 27, at 2 p.m.

The county is also seeking a general contractor to lead the expansion plans for the latest phase of the Eastern Regional Water Supply Facility (RFP no. Y17-752), with a project budget estimated at $14.63 million.

Get a look at the scope of work involved for this new RFP.

The proposed improvements would expand the facility's capacity from 50 million gallons per day to 62.5 million gallons per day.

The project would involve furnishing all labor, equipment and materials for construction work that includes installing new water purification machinery and related piping, ducting and similar infrastructure, and a new transfer pump station. Bids are due to the county by April 25, at 2 p.m.

The county is also seeking a GC to lead construction of its new Fire Station 67 (RFP no. Y17-750) and all related site work, a project estimated at $4 million.

A non-mandatory pre-bid conference will be held April 7, at 1:30 pm. at the project site (10679 University Blvd.). Bids are due to the county by May 2, at 2 p.m.

And the county is seeking a GC for construction of the first segment of the Shingle Creek Bike Trail, to run North/South from Sand Lake Road just east of Kingspointe Parkway, along an existing drainage easement to Destination Parkway (RFP no. Y17-700-CH), a project estimated at more than $1.53 million.

The scope involves building the initial one-mile, 14-foot-wide segment of a multi-use trail, and would include a rest area shelter, benches, bike rack and trash cans.

Bids are due for this project by April 25, at 2 p.m. to the county's Procurement Division.

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Documents for all the RFPs can be downloaded at the county Procurement Division's Bid Openings webpage.

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