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Bid Number: RFQ 391784
Bid Title: Leased Dark Fiber Wide Area Network Services, RFQ 391784
Category: Procurement
Status: Closed
Additional Status Information: Proposal Opening issued on May 28, 2021.


Due to restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, public access to County facilities is extremely limited. The mailing of proposals is preferred. However, if a proposal is hand delivered, it will be received in the lobby of 1 Harrison Street, SE, Leesburg, VA 20175 ONLY in the Drop Box labeled: Procurement Bids and Proposals between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

ALL PROPOSALS MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THIS LOCATION PRIOR TO 4:00 P.M. on the Acceptance Date of the proposal in order to be considered. Proposal will not be accepted at any other building locations or after 4:00 P.M. Failure by an offeror to address and label their proposal in accordance with the requirements of Section 10.1 may result in proposal being delivered to an incorrect location which will ultimately result proposal rejection for late submission.

The intent of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to obtain fixed price proposals from firms who provide private Leased Dark Fiber Wide Area Network Services (the “Solution”) for the County of Loudoun, Virginia (County) for six (6) western County facilities (herein referred to as the “Target Sites”) as identified below in support of the Emergency Broadband Implementation Plan (Appendix 1).

1. Bluemont Community Center
2. Bluemont Public Safety Radio Tower
3. Philomont Community Center
4. Philomont Fire and Rescue Station
5. Loudoun Heights Fire and Rescue Station
6. Loudoun Heights Public Safety Radio Tower

It is the County’s intent to award a long-term contract. The initial term shall co-term with County’s current Dark Fiber Lease Agreement contract with Lumos Networks Inc. (Lumos) through March 31, 2029, with the option to renew for one (1), ten (10) year period as further described in Section 3.0 Background.

Although the primary intent of this RFP is the provide Leased Dark Fiber to the Target Sites, the Emergency Broadband Implementation Plan promotes the ongoing efforts to expand the access to broadband throughout rural Loudoun. The Target Sites are in or near the unserved and underserved broadband areas. It also the intent of this RFP to seek firms in facilitating fiber expansion to these areas.

Addendum #1 Changes and/or Additions issued on May 7, 2021.

Publication Date/Time:
4/20/2021 4:00 PM
Publication Information:
Request For Proposal
Closing Date/Time:
5/28/2021 4:00 PM
Addendum Date/Time:
Addendum #1 issued on May 7, 2021.
Contact Person:
Sandra A. Lineberry, CPPB
Please see the attached document RFQ 391784 for additional contact information.
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Addendum #1 Changes and/or Additions issued on May 7, 2021.
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