Upcoming Purchases & Bid Solicitations


Upcoming Purchases and Bid Solicitations

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) -- DRPA-10-2023: Two (2) Year Contract for Above Ground Fuel Storage and Dispensing System Maintenance and Emergency Services for the DRPA and PATCO

The Delaware River Port Authority (“Authority”) hereby invites interested suppliers to submit proposals for DRPA-10-2023: Two (2) Year Contract for Above Ground Fuel Storage and Dispensing System Maintenance and Emergency Services for the DRPA and PATCO.

This public advertisement constitutes the DRPA’s formal solicitation.

Basis of Award: This contract will be awarded to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder on the basis of the lowest, overall price submitted, in the best interest of the DRPA for supplying all the products specified in compliance with stated General Conditions, Special Provisions and Specifications using the estimated quantities provided.
Non-Mandatory Site Inspection will be held starting at 9:00 am, on Tuesday, September 12, 2023 beginning at the Ben Franklin Bridge, Camden, NJ 08101 with the Walt Whitman Bridge Philadelphia, PA 19147 following.

The Authority’s Board of Commissioners has adopted a resolution stating suppliers seeking contracted work must be prevented from influencing the vendor selection process.  In order to be considered in the vendor selection process, a Political Contribution Form and Certification must be completed and submitted with the Request for Proposals.

Copies of the Proposals and Political Contribution Form and Certification, shall be submitted, in PDF format, via SAP Ariba no later than Thursday, September 28, 2023 @ 11:00AM.  Faxed, e-mailed, or hard copies of Proposals will NOT be accepted.

The Delaware River Port Authority is firmly committed to providing full and equal business opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age or non-job related disability.  In that regard, the DRPA will affirmatively assure that minority and female-owned business enterprises are afforded equal opportunities to submit proposals for consideration for all purchases and contracts issued in connection with this project.  Prospective proposers should understand that the participation of certified MBEs and WBEs is a matter of great interest in the evaluation of all proposals.  
The DRPA and PATCO are now utilizing the Ariba Network for all sourcing, contracts, and supplier management. In order to compete for procurement opportunities with the Authority, your company must register on the Ariba Network and complete the Authority's supplier registration questionnaire. You can register on the Ariba Network at any time. Registration is free, quick and easy. Please refer to the DRPA Procurement website ( for more information.

Responses to this RFP must be submitted electronically via the Ariba Network.  Faxed, e-Mailed, and/or hardcopies will not be accepted. The Ariba submission requirement is mandatory and non-waivable.

In order to be added as a Proposer to this Project, please contact the following Purchasing Officer:  Evelyn Maldonado at

Rich Betts
Manager, Purchasing and Stores DRPA & PATCO