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When A Winning Bid Loses. Clear Compliance With Material Requirements Matter.

Posted by Daniel McAuliffe on Dec 21, 2014 6:58:16 PM

An example of failing to meet material requirements caused a winning bid to lose?

The General Accountability Office (“GAO”) decided recently that too much of a good thing can be a bad thing. On August 13, the GAO denied Valley Quarries, Inc.’s bid protest after the Federal Highway Administration (“FHWA”) terminated Valley Quarries’ bid as nonresponsive, and chose Rogele, Inc. instead. The invitation for bids (“IFB”) called for the winning contractor to reconstruct pavement and sidewalks, install street lights, and perform other construction services in Gettysburg, PA., the city most well-known for Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address.

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Topics: Bid Protests, Government Procurement, Colorado government procurement attorneys, government contracts attorney, Government Contracts Law Firm, material requirements, winning bid

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