Request for Proposals For Water and Land Geomorphological Trail Development

State of Louisiana
Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism
Atchafalaya National Heritage Area

Capitol Annex
1051 N. Third Street, Fifth Floor, Room 536
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
P.O. Box 44243
Baton Rouge, LA 70804

Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism/Atchafalaya National Heritage Area Administrative Office ("State") seeks proposals to identify a contractor to develop a visitor-friendly, self-guided driving trail through the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area ("ANHA") that illustrates water and weather events in a fourteen-parish region. The geomorphological trail will connect landforms, waterways, weather events and cultural effects resulting in a visitor-friendly driving trail.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Activity Date
RFP Release Date
August 15, 25014
Deadline to submit written questions about RFP August 29, 2014
Responses to all questions posted
September 5, 2014
Deadline to submit proposals September 16, 2014
Proposal Evaluations October 3-13, 2014
Notifications October 17, 2014
Anticipated contract start date November 13, 2014
Completion Date for all work October 13, 2015
Contract End Date November 1, 2015

The State reserves the right to modify the schedule of events (other than the deadline to receive proposals). Any modifications will be posted on the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism website www.crt.state.la.us/anha-rfp (this page) and LaPAC http://wwwprd1.doa.louisiana.gov/osp/lapac/pubmain.cfm. Louisiana - Pick Your Passion