The Architectural/Engineering & Services Section of the Office of Procurement provides all aspects of the procurement process for professional and consultant service contracts for Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI), Martin State (MTN) and selected regional airports. The responsibilities include Request for Proposals (RFP) and Invitations to Bid (IFB) development, advertising, pre-proposal meetings and award process.

Bonding Requirements

There are no bonding requirements for Architectural/Engineering contracts. Bonding requirements for Consultant Services are as follows:

  • Bid/Proposal Bond
    The Maryland Aviation Administration (MAA) may require that each bid or proposal over $50,000 total price be accompanied by a bid bond in the amount of five percent of the total contract price.
  • Performance Bond
    The selected contractor may be required to submit to the MAA, prior to execution of the contract, a Performance Bond in an amount not to exceed 100 percent of the total contract price.
  • Payment Bond
    The selected contractor may be required to submit to the MAA, prior to execution of the contract, a Payment Bond in an amount not to exceed 100 percent of the total contract price.
Insurance Requirements

Professional Liability Insurance is required for all Architectural/Engineering contracts, and may be required for Consultant Service contracts. General Liability and Workers’ Compensation coverage is required for all contracts, and automobile liability insurance may be required. The risk, and required limits of liability, are assessed for each solicitation based on the contract project services and will be announced in the RFP/IFB.

Architectural/Engineering (AE) & Services (SV)
as of
September 1, 2022
Contract Number & Title
Anticipated Advertising Date
Pre-Bid/Proposal Meeting
*Bid/Proposal Due Date **Bid Opening Date
Project Class
MAA-SV-24-001
Aviation Fuel Supplier at Martin State Airport
September 2022
September 2022
October 2022
H
MAA-AE-23-001
Comprehensive Design Services at BWI Thurgood Marshall & Martin State Airports
September 2022
September 2022
October 2022
K
MAA-AE-23-002
Comprehensive Airport Planning Services at BWI Thurgood Marshall & Martin State Airports
September 2022
September 2022
October 2022
H

Pursuant to Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) Title 21.02.03.06, to receive a contract ward, an Offeror must be registered on eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA) as a vendor. To register on eMaryland Marketplace Advantage, go to the Department of General Services Website. All solicitations are advertised on eMMA.

Services (SV) solicitations (RFP) and Architectural & Engineering (A/E) solicitations can be downloaded from eMaryland Marketplace Advantage. For project information, contact Gayle Mealy.

Architectural/Engineering (AE) & Services (SV)
Recently Bid Projects
Contract Number & Title
Bid Documents
Award Date
MAA-SV-23-001
Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) Background Checks for Airport Employee Badging at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
MAA-SV-23-006
Airport Ambassador Services for Airport Employee Badging at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport
MAA-SV-20-008
Utility Designating and MISS Utility Ticket Processing at BWI Thurgood Marshall and MTN Airports
eMMA Bid No. BPM020132
November 2, 2020