Project Title: Custom Hearing Protection
Project #: 730-B36652-19
Issued by: Oregon Department of Transportation view agency website
Publish Date: 5/15/2019
Due Date: 5/28/2019 This opportunity has closed.

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The Oregon Department of Transportation intends to enter into a price agreement with ProtectEar USA, LLC of Colorado Springs, CO. The purpose of the contract is to provide dB Blocker Ear Plugs for Oregon Department of Transportation employees. These are custom fit ear plugs manufactured by Custom Ear Protect of Surrey, BC. ProtectEar USA, LLC, is the exclusive distributor of Custom Ear's products in Oregon. Qualifications for this price agreement include providing custom fit ear plugs for Oregon Department of Transportation employees using a mobile fitting service that is available statewide. The estimated compensation for this price agreement is $38,959 annually, for an estimated total of $116,907 over period of three (3) years. ODOT reserves the right to extend the price agreement for additional time and funds for the services provided. The contract is expected to begin on 6/1/2019 . The maximum contract term will be six (6) years. Any affected person can submit a protest for this sole-source determination. Protests are due to Ann Rittenhouse via email at no later than 5/28/2019 9:00 AM. Your protest must be in writing (email acceptable) and include the following: 1. A detailed statement of the legal and factual grounds for the protest. 2. A description of the resulting harm to you. 3. The relief requested.


Contact Ann Rittenhouse (OAC) at 1 (503) 986-6937

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    Contact Ann Rittenhouse (OAC) at 1 (503) 986-6937

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