State plans to award contract for ferry options protested
April 18, 2019
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The state’s intent to award a contract to a company to review options for the future of
Alaska’s ferry system is being challenged by the other bidder for the job.
Aurah Landau is a spokeswoman for the state transportation department. She says two companies submitted proposals, and the state issued a notice of intent to award Northern Economics the contract.
The state’s budget for the project was up to $250,000. She says Northern Economics’ bid was $249,887.54. The second company submitting a proposal, MAP Consulting LLC, had a cost of $224,888.
Landau says M...