Requests for Proposals

Engineering Services

The Erie County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) is seeking Proposals from Architectural and Engineering (A/E) Firms, experienced in railroad engineering and design work. Firms are to provide Design/Engineering and Construction Administration services for the safety and efficiency improvements to the Buffalo Southern Railroad, (BSOR). This project will restore a State of Good Repair to five (5) bridges and 7-miles of track on the Buffalo Southern Railroad by replacing failing timber bridge decks, replacing missing stone ballast, and restoring 7-miles of rail. Firms responding to this RFP should have expertise in designing repairs for railroad bridges and have experience rating railroad bridge structures.

Proposal packages are available at our office, 95 Perry St., Ste. 403, Buffalo, NY 14203 or by clicking below. Proposals are due by 2:00 pm on September 12, 2023. Please contact Talia Johnson- Huff at with any questions.

Click here for a copy of the RFP (PDF)

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