The Public Works Committee of the Salem County Board of County Commissioners invites sealed Proposals and Qualifications for Professional Services for RE-BID TRAFFIC ENGINEERING CONSULTANT SERVICES for the County of Salem.

A “Request for Proposal and Qualifications” (RFP/RFQ) document may be obtained daily between 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM from  the  Salem  County  Engineer’s Office, Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 600, Salem, New Jersey 08079, it can be mailed on telephone request to (856) 935-7510, extension 8549 or e-mail request to

This “Request for Proposal and Qualifications” (RFP/RFQ) document is official notification of needed professional services. This RFP/RFQ is being issued to solicit a Proposal from firms qualified to perform professional Traffic Engineering Services on Federal and State projects.   A submittal does not guarantee that the firm will be contracted to perform any services but only serves notice that the firm desires to be considered.

Prior to negotiations, the prime consultant and any sub-consultant (A/E firm) must be approved by NJDOT for Cost Basis.  Please visit for additional guidance and requirements.

This project involves Federal funding participation through the “South Jersey Transportation Planning Organization” (SJTPO).  Funding is provided through the SJTPO FY 2022 Unified Planning Work Program, Subregional Planning Work Program for Salem County, Task III, Supportive Studies.  The County will conform to the procurement requirements by “Competitive Proposal Method” under the Brooks Act and Federal Policy Guide 23 CFR 172A. The selection of a consultant must result from negotiations that utilize a qualification based selection process.

Proposals shall be made in the manner prescribed.  The Proposal shall be enclosed in a sealed envelope bearing the legend, PROPOSAL and QUALIFICATIONS for Re-Bid Professional Services for Traffic Engineering Consultant Services for the County of Salem, on the outside along with the Name and Address of the Firm.  The State of New Jersey does not currently permit Proposals to be accepted by e-mail or other electronic transmission.  The Proposal shall  be  returned  to  the  Salem  County  Engineer’s  Office  on  or  before  11:00 AM prevailing time on APRIL 6, 2022.  The Proposals will be opened by the County Engineer.  Late Proposals will not be considered.

Salem County, in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (78 Stat. 252, 42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d to 2000d-4) and the Regulations, “hereby notifies all bidders that it will affirmatively ensure that any contract entered into pursuant to this advertisement, disadvantaged business enterprises will be afforded full and fair opportunity to submit bids in response to this invitation and will not be discriminated against on the grounds of race, color, or national origin in consideration for an award.”

This proposal is being solicited through a “Fair and Open” process in accordance the N.J.S.A. 19:44A-20.4 et seq.

Firms are required to comply with the requirements of N.J.S.A. 10:5-31 et seq. and N.J.A.C. 17:27 (Affirmative Action Statute and Regulations)and P.L. 1977, C.33 (N.J.S.A. 52:25-24.2) Corporate Disclosure and 42 U.S.C.A. 12101 et seq. (the Americans with Disabilities Act.). Firms must abide by the New Jersey Prevailing Wage Act, P.L. 1963, Chapter 150.

Any questions regarding the “Request for Proposal and Qualifications” prior to the official opening may be addressed to Salem County Engineer’s Office, Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 600, Salem, New Jersey, 08079.  Telephone (856) 935-7510 extension 8549.


At the present time Salem County has decided NOT to postpone or cancel the receipt of Proposals.  We are closely monitoring the evolution of the COVID-19 Pandemic and will issue an addendum should any change be necessary in our Proposal acceptance schedule or process.  N.J.S.A. 40A:11-23 requires Salem County to conduct a physical “public opening” despite the Governor’s Executive Orders.  Salem County will offer a public space at 110 5th Street, Conference Room 105 that enables us to adhere to the “Social Distancing” mandates that may be in place at the time of the Proposal opening.

If you chose to attend the Proposal opening in person you assume all risk for any potential exposures

By order of the Board of County Commissioners of the County of Salem, Benjamin H. Laury, Director.


Edward Ramsay, Chairman

Public Works Committee


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